Euro Zone as a Whole

Dollar treads water against euro- yuan sinks on U.S.-China tensions

Dollar treads water against euro- yuan sinks on U.S.-China tensions

Published 27/05/2020

NEW YORK (Reuters) - The dollar steadied against the euro on Wednesday even as the common currency remained supported by news of a proposal for [more…]

A crisis that has blunted the euro’s global profile

A crisis that has blunted the euro’s global profile

Published 21/05/2020

LONDON (Reuters) - The coronavirus crisis may have dealt a lethal blow to the idea that the euro could one day replace the dollar as [more…]

German economy to shrink by at least 10%: DIHK

German economy to shrink by at least 10%: DIHK

Published 19/05/2020

BERLIN (Reuters) - Germany’s DIHK chambers of industry and commerce expect Europe’s largest economy to shrink at least 10% this year due to the coronavirus [more…]

Slow recovery in markets seen as COVID-19 risks persist, cash still king: BofA survey

Slow recovery in markets seen as COVID-19 risks persist, cash still king: BofA survey

Published 19/05/2020

LONDON (Reuters) - Investors are bearish on stocks, especially riskier assets, and expect a slower economic recovery as the risk of a second wave of [more…]

Italy starts slow return to normality, fears resurgence of coronavirus

Italy starts slow return to normality, fears resurgence of coronavirus

Published 04/05/2020

ROME (Reuters) - Grandparents hugged their grandchildren, toddlers rushed excitedly through parks and factories revived their long-stalled production lines as Italy started the slow process [more…]

A battle far from over: Five questions for the ECB

A battle far from over: Five questions for the ECB

Published 27/04/2020

LONDON (Reuters) - The European Central Bank meets on Thursday, the ink barely dry on its emergency bond-buying scheme, and markets are already asking what [more…]

Euro zone economy set for deepest recession on record: Reuters poll

Euro zone economy set for deepest recession on record: Reuters poll

Published 22/04/2020

BENGALURU (Reuters) - The euro zone economy is already in its deepest recession on record, according to a Reuters poll of economists, who have stuck [more…]

EU leaders unlikely to agree post-coronavirus economic plan on Thursday: sources

EU leaders unlikely to agree post-coronavirus economic plan on Thursday: sources

Published 21/04/2020

BRUSSELS (Reuters) - European Union leaders meeting are on Thursday expected to defer a final decision on how to finance the bloc’s economic recovery in [more…]

Euro zone fiscal response to crisis inadequate: ECB’s Panetta

Euro zone fiscal response to crisis inadequate: ECB’s Panetta

Published 21/04/2020

FRANKFURT (Reuters) - The euro zone’s fiscal response to the coronavirus crisis has been inadequate so far and threatens the single market, European Central Bank [more…]

Key EU states agree coronavirus economic rescue -text of draft deal

Key EU states agree coronavirus economic rescue -text of draft deal

Published 09/04/2020

BRUSSELS (Reuters) - European Union countries on Thursday evening agreed the emergency credit lines from the euro zone’s bailout fund “will be available until COVID-19 [more…]