Euro Zone as a Whole

Italy’s PM defiant on budget, denies coalition rift

Italy’s PM defiant on budget, denies coalition rift

Published 18/10/2018

BRUSSELS (Reuters) - Italy’s prime minister on Thursday denied any division between the two parties in his governing coalition, after reports of a spat over [more…]

Lack of Italy debt contagion explodes notion of euro periphery

Lack of Italy debt contagion explodes notion of euro periphery

Published 18/10/2018

LONDON (Reuters) - The striking lack of financial contagion across the euro zone from Italy’s bond-market blowout this year shows investors are breaking an eight-year [more…]

Dollar snaps gains as Fed-fuelled rally fizzles

Dollar snaps gains as Fed-fuelled rally fizzles

Published 18/10/2018

LONDON (Reuters) - The dollar stepped back from a one-week high on Thursday as investors took profits after a rally this week encouraged by upbeat [more…]

EU leaders seek stronger euro zone as Italy challenges rules

EU leaders seek stronger euro zone as Italy challenges rules

Published 18/10/2018

BRUSSELS (Reuters) - European Union leaders will discuss on Thursday how to make the euro zone more resilient to crises, with the bloc’s third biggest [more…]

‘Enough excuses!’ France’s Le Maire grows impatient over GAFA tax

‘Enough excuses!’ France’s Le Maire grows impatient over GAFA tax

Published 18/10/2018

PARIS (Reuters) - Europe has talked long enough about whether to make internet giants like Google (GOOGL.O), Apple (AAPL.O) and Facebook (FB.O) pay more taxes [more…]

Merkel calls for stable euro zone budgets in warning shot to Italy

Merkel calls for stable euro zone budgets in warning shot to Italy

Published 17/10/2018

BERLIN (Reuters) - Euro zone countries must each ensure their budgets are stable and economies competitive, German Chancellor Angela Merkel said ahead of a European [more…]

Cheap and unloved: Europe Inc can’t afford third-quarter miss as…

Cheap and unloved: Europe Inc can’t afford third-quarter miss as…

Published 17/10/2018

MILAN/LONDON (Reuters) - The third-quarter reporting season kicks off this week with European companies on track for a second year of solid profit growth, but [more…]

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…]

Dollar extends two-week run of gains, data eyed

Dollar extends two-week run of gains, data eyed

Published 08/10/2018

LONDON (Reuters) - The dollar climbed on Monday, building on last week’s gains as weakness in global markets, led by Chinese equities, and recent strong [more…]