Euro Zone

Macron aiming for eurozone ‘convergence’ with Germany by March

Macron aiming for eurozone ‘convergence’ with Germany by March

Published 15/12/2017

French President Emmanuel Macron said on Friday he hoped to make progress with Germany on ideas to reform the euro zone by March, once Germany has a new coalition government in place, and agree a "roadmap" with all eurozone leaders by June next year. [more…]

Germany’s SPD agrees to coalition talks, opening path out of deadlock

Germany’s SPD agrees to coalition talks, opening path out of deadlock

Published 15/12/2017

Social Democratic Party (SPD) member Olaf Scholz (L) arrives at the board meeting at the party headquarters in Berlin, Germany, November 27, 2017. REUTERS/Axel SchmidtBERLIN [more…]

Dollar dips against yen- bitcoin surges again

Dollar dips against yen- bitcoin surges again

Published 15/12/2017

A U.S. Dollar note is seen in this June 22, 2017 illustration photo. REUTERS/Thomas White/IllustrationLONDON (Reuters) - The dollar slipped to a nine-day low against [more…]

Amazon to pay 100 million euros to settle Italy tax dispute: statement

Amazon to pay 100 million euros to settle Italy tax dispute: statement

Published 15/12/2017

FILE PHOTO - The logo of Amazon is seen at the company logistics center in Lauwin-Planque, northern France on February 20, 2017. REUTERS/Pascal Rossignol/File PhotoMILAN [more…]

German SPD says outcome uncertain for impending government talks

German SPD says outcome uncertain for impending government talks

Published 08/12/2017

Social Democratic Party (SPD) members vote during an SPD party convention in Berlin, Germany, December 7, 2017. REUTERS/Fabrizio BenschBERLIN (Reuters) - A senior member of [more…]

French industrial output surges unexpectedly in October

French industrial output surges unexpectedly in October

Published 08/12/2017

PARIS (Reuters) - French industrial output rose unexpectedly in October, blowing past forecasts as production of pharmaceutics and cars surged, figures from the INSEE official [more…]

Euro holds line at $1.19 as investment prospects brighten

Euro holds line at $1.19 as investment prospects brighten

Published 01/12/2017

The German Central Bank (Bundesbank) presents the 50 euro banknote at its headquarters in Frankfurt, Germany, March 16, 2017. REUTERS/Kai PfaffenbachLONDON (Reuters) - The euro [more…]

Spain judge to decide fate of jailed Catalans on Monday

Spain judge to decide fate of jailed Catalans on Monday

Published 01/12/2017

MADRID (Reuters) - Spain’s Supreme Court judge will decide on Monday whether to release jailed Catalan cabinet members currently in custody after being accused of [more…]

EU states set to haggle over blacklist of 20 tax havens

EU states set to haggle over blacklist of 20 tax havens

Published 01/12/2017

European Union flags flutter outside the EU Commission headquarters in Brussels, Belgium June 14, 2017. REUTERS/Francois LenoirBRUSSELS (Reuters) - European Union finance ministers will decide [more…]