Business Sentiment

Euro zone investor morale falls on Italy, car industry worries

Euro zone investor morale falls on Italy, car industry worries

Published 08/10/2018

BERLIN (Reuters) - Investor morale in the euro zone fell more than expected in October, a survey showed on Monday, as concerns about Italy’s fiscal [more…]

Germany on track for solid growth as business morale holds steady

Germany on track for solid growth as business morale holds steady

Published 24/09/2018

BERLIN (Reuters) - Business morale held steady in Germany in September, propped up by consumer spending and construction, a survey showed, to leave the country [more…]

Euro zone business activity picked up in August but optimism dimmed…

Euro zone business activity picked up in August but optimism dimmed…

Published 05/09/2018

LONDON, Sept 5 (Reuters) - Euro zone business activity accelerated slightly last month, extending a period of solid growth, but a growing global trade war [more…]

German business morale rises for 1st time this year amid trade…

German business morale rises for 1st time this year amid trade…

Published 27/08/2018

BERLIN (Reuters) - German business morale improved for the first time this year in August, a benchmark survey showed on Monday, suggesting that company executives [more…]

Trade tensions send German investor morale to six-year low

Trade tensions send German investor morale to six-year low

Published 10/07/2018

BERLIN (Reuters) - The mood among German investors slumped in July to its lowest since August 2012, a survey showed on Tuesday, soured by concerns [more…]

Euro zone June factory growth slips to weakest in 18 months

Euro zone June factory growth slips to weakest in 18 months

Published 02/07/2018

Euro zone factory growth slowed to an 18-month low in June, slipping for the sixth month in a row amid widespread concerns about trade barriers [more…]

Consumption to fuel German factories as exports weaken: Markit

Consumption to fuel German factories as exports weaken: Markit

Published 02/07/2018

BERLIN (Reuters) - German manufacturing export sales and new orders grew at their slowest pace in more than two years in June, a survey showed [more…]

Solid capital spending plans a bright spot in Bank of Japan’s…

Solid capital spending plans a bright spot in Bank of Japan’s…

Published 02/07/2018

TOKYO (Reuters) - Business confidence among Japan’s big manufacturers worsened for a second straight quarter in the three months to June, a Bank of Japan [more…]

Euro zone business growth stabilizes but euro a rising concern

Euro zone business growth stabilizes but euro a rising concern

Published 23/04/2018

LONDON (Reuters) - Business activity across the euro zone was still growing as the second quarter began, but at a more modest rate than around [more…]

Japan’s business mood sours for first time in two years, upbeat on…

Japan’s business mood sours for first time in two years, upbeat on…

Published 02/04/2018

TOKYO (Reuters) - Japanese business sentiment worsened for the first time in two years in the three months to March, a closely watched central bank [more…]