Economy & Finance

Euro zone mulls 20 billion euro separate budget: paper

Published 07/10/2012

BERLIN (Reuters) - European diplomats discussing the possibility of a separate budget to improve monetary union in the euro zone are considering a sum of [more…]

ECB’s Asmussen: inflation to ease below 2 percent next year

ECB’s Asmussen: inflation to ease below 2 percent next year

Published 06/10/2012

BERLIN (Reuters) - Euro zone inflation does not present a threat and should ease below the two percent mark next year, ECB executive board member [more…]

U.S. says receives Airbus A350 loan funding documents

Published 06/10/2012

WASHINGTON/PARIS (Reuters) - The U.S. government said on Saturday it had received European Union documents on funding for the Airbus (EAD.PA ) A350 after requesting [more…]

Debt-laden companies cashing in on ECB pledge

Published 05/10/2012

LONDON (Reuters) - Heavily indebted euro zone firms are reaping the benefits of the European Central Bank's pledge to pull the region out of crisis, [more…]

Analysis: Uneasy role for IMF in euro zone crisis

Published 02/10/2012

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The euro zone debt crisis is pushing the International Monetary Fund into new, and at times, uncomfortable territory. The global lender is [more…]

Japan factory output hits 15-month low, raises risk of recession

Japan factory output hits 15-month low, raises risk of recession

Published 28/09/2012

TOKYO (Reuters) - Japan's industrial output fell to a 15-month low in August, hit by sagging sales in its top export market China and confidence-sapping [more…]

EU seeks $12 billion trade sanctions on U.S. in Boeing row

Published 27/09/2012

GENEVA (Reuters) - The European Union on Thursday asked the World Trade Organization for the right to impose trade sanctions worth up to $12 billion [more…]

Exclusive: EU regulators to suspend ICE, bank CDS probe – source

Published 26/09/2012

BRUSSELS (Reuters) - EU regulators are set to suspend indefinitely an antitrust investigation into credit default swaps deals offered by clearing house ICE Clear Europe [more…]

French carmakers say European slump to take toll

Published 26/09/2012

PARIS (Reuters) - The heads of France's main automakers issued grim warnings on the prolonged European market slump and its consequences as industry executives gathered [more…]

Jobs cull as Europe’s banks step up costs battle

Published 26/09/2012

LONDON (Reuters) - European banks have admitted they have a cost problem, and must now show skeptical investors they are doing all they can to [more…]