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Precious metal funds reap fourth biggest weekly inflows as…

Precious metal funds reap fourth biggest weekly inflows as…

Published 09/08/2019

LONDON (Reuters) - Precious metal funds recorded the fourth-largest inflows ever in the week to Wednesday and investment-grade funds sucked in money, Bank of America [more…]

Euro zone growth, inflation outlook cut as risks from U.S. trade grow

Euro zone growth, inflation outlook cut as risks from U.S. trade grow

Published 10/07/2019

BRUSSELS (Reuters) - The European Commission lowered its estimates on Wednesday for euro zone growth and inflation, saying uncertainty over U.S. trade policy posed a [more…]

Euro zone welcomes Croatia’s bid to join euro at the earliest in 2023

Euro zone welcomes Croatia’s bid to join euro at the earliest in 2023

Published 08/07/2019

BRUSSELS (Reuters) - Croatia has submitted a formal bid to join the European Exchange Rate Mechanism (ERM-2), an early stage on the path to membership [more…]

Italy’s PM Conte to issue ultimatum over government on Monday: papers

Italy’s PM Conte to issue ultimatum over government on Monday: papers

Published 03/06/2019

ROME (Reuters) - Italian Prime Minister Giuseppe Conte will present an ultimatum to fractious ruling parties on Monday to speed up government action or face [more…]

Czech government sticks to 2020 budget deficit target: PM

Czech government sticks to 2020 budget deficit target: PM

Published 20/05/2019

PRAGUE (Reuters) - The Czech government will stick to plans for a 40 billion crown ($1.73 billion) central government budget deficit in 2020, unchanged from [more…]

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…]

Markets jitter as founder of Italian ruling party urges euro…

Markets jitter as founder of Italian ruling party urges euro…

Published 27/07/2018

ROME (Reuters) - Italy should have a “plan B” to quit the euro zone with a referendum if economic conditions dictate, the founder of the [more…]

Highlights of Merkel interview on Europe

Highlights of Merkel interview on Europe

Published 03/06/2018

BERLIN (Reuters) - German Chancellor Angela Merkel gave her most detailed response to French President Emmanuel Macron’s proposal to reform the euro zone in an [more…]

Euro zone not facing new debt crisis: EU’s Juncker

Euro zone not facing new debt crisis: EU’s Juncker

Published 02/06/2018

BERLIN (Reuters) - There is no threat of a new sovereign debt crisis in the euro zone despite an anti-establishment coalition government taking power in [more…]

Brazil deal to end truckers’ strike rattles Petrobras investors

Brazil deal to end truckers’ strike rattles Petrobras investors

Published 28/05/2018

BRASILIA/SAO PAULO (Reuters) - Petrobras shares plunged 15 percent on Monday after Brazil’s government offered new fuel subsidies and softened the oil producer’s pricing policy [more…]