Euro Zone as a Whole

ECB willing to act fast to boost inflation, says Draghi

Published 20/11/2015

FRANKFURT The European Central Bank is ready to act quickly to boost anemic inflation in the euro zone, its president said on Friday, offering the [more…]

Euro slips after Paris attacks as yen and Swiss franc sought

Published 16/11/2015

LONDON The euro hit a 6 1/2-month low against the yen and was pinned down near 7-month troughs against the dollar on Monday after the [more…]

Eurogroup head: agreed with Greece on many issues, assessment on Tuesday

Published 15/11/2015

BRUSSELS Greece and its euro zone creditors have reached a deal on many, but not all, issues in the program that Athens is implementing in [more…]

Some EU countries deserve budget leeway over refugee crisis: Dijsselbloem

Published 09/11/2015

BRUSSELS European countries most affected by the refugee crisis may be granted some leeway on fiscal rules for a limited period of time, the head [more…]

OECD warns of global trade slowdown, trims growth outlook again

Published 09/11/2015

PARISGlobal trade flows have fallen dangerously close to levels usually associated with a global recession, although actions taken by China and others should ensure a [more…]

Dollar edges down from highs as investors take profits

Published 09/11/2015

LONDONThe dollar edged away from a 6-1/2-month high against the euro on Monday, as investors took profits on the greenback's surge after bumper U.S. jobs [more…]

Greece approves reform bill, eyes bailout tranche

Published 06/11/2015

ATHENSGreece's parliament approved early Friday a bill with reforms prescribed by the country's international lenders, ahead of a euro zone finance ministers meeting in three [more…]

Greek bank recap may cost euro zone 10 billion euros or less, official says

Published 04/11/2015

BRUSSELSThe euro zone may need to spend only 10 billion euros or less to help recapitalize Greek banks, a senior EU official said, after an [more…]

Euro zone growth weak in October, China services rally

Published 04/11/2015

LONDONEuro zone private business growth remained tepid last month but activity in China's services industry expanded at its fastest pace in three months, easing concerns [more…]

Dollar dips as worries over China weigh on appetite for risk

Published 02/11/2015

LONDON The U.S. dollar fell on Monday, as appetite for risk waned amid downbeat Chinese factory surveys, which also lent support to the low-yielding euro [more…]