Greek farmers, sailors begin wave of protests

2016-01-24 12:10

Greek farmers and sailors have kicked off a wave of protests against a disputed pension reform mooted by the prime minister.

Eurozone economy grows 0.3% on domestic demand

2015-12-08 13:45

Eurozone growth in the third quarter has been bolstered by private consumption and government spending as exports suffered from a slowdown in global trade.

German October factory orders rebound

2015-12-04 09:45

German factory orders have risen for the first time in four months, climbing more than economists anticipated.

EU bailout fund rescues Greece's top bank

2015-12-01 15:04

The eurozone's bailout fund has rescued Greece's largest bank, launching a recapitalisation process that is a crucial part of the country's third loan programme.

ECB: Helmets to be compulsory

2015-11-27 13:25

Helmets will be compulsory from next season for all batsmen, wicketkeepers and close fielders in English county cricket, the ECB has said.

ECB will do what it must: Draghi

2015-11-20 12:42

European Central Bank president Mario Draghi has set the scene for further stimulus, saying the institution will do what’s necessary to reach its inflation goal.

England's talent excites Collingwood

2015-11-14 16:23

England's consultant of coaching Paul Collingwood believes a young bunch of English players can win the 2019 World Cup.

ECB set on keeping inflation target on track

2015-11-01 12:30

The European Central Bank is ready to do whatever it takes to keep its mid-term inflation target on course, says the head of the bank Mario Draghi.

Business grows in eurozone, companies cut prices

2015-10-23 12:20

Business activity has picked up more than expected in the eurozone in October, buoyed by Germany and France, but with no sign of healthy price increases.

ECB to stay put, keep door open for more stimulus

2015-10-22 14:15

The European Central Bank is likely to keep the door open for more monetary stimulus but stop short of taking new policy steps as it awaits indications on eurozone outlook.


Tito Mboweni: Why SA needs to fight ‘junk’ status with all we’ve got

2015-12-09 19:10

Tito Mboweni says South Africa needs an immediate defence mechanism to avoid being awarded a 'junk' rating by international credit ranking agencies.

Greece lifts capital controls on stock market

2015-12-08 13:11

Greece's finance ministry says it has lifted capital controls imposed on its stock market, but kept in place a short selling ban on the shares of its top banks.

ECB to present economic outlook with little change

2015-12-03 09:51

The European Central Bank has presented policy makers with updated economic forecasts that are largely unchanged from those published in September.

China factory data disappoints, yuan lifts spirits

2015-12-01 09:45

China's factory activity has weakened further in the latest sign of a growth slowdown, but analysts say the yuan's inclusion was a sign of confidence.

ECB to discuss abolishing cricket toss

2015-11-25 19:28

A proposal to abolish the pre-match toss will be discussed at a meeting of the England and Wales Cricket Board.

England drop Bell for SA Test series

2015-11-19 12:12

England selectors have announced a 16-man squad for next month’s four Test series against South Africa.

European shares pare losses

2015-11-02 12:35

European shares have reduced losses by mid morning, with Greece shares outperforming as investors welcomed the outcome of ECB stress tests on its four main banks.

ECB officials haggle over fresh stimulus

2015-10-28 15:30

After President Mario Draghi primed investors for an expansion of quantitative easing, Governing Council members are publicly revealing their arguments.

ECB keeps money-printing programme unchanged

2015-10-22 16:00

The European Central Bank has left the key parameters of its quantitative easing scheme unchanged but said it wil re-examine its policy at its upcoming meeting.

Greece prepares reform bill ahead of bailout review

2015-10-12 15:42

The Greek parliament will vote on a bill, cutting pensions, raising the retirement age and increasing punishments for tax evasion ahead of the first bailout review.

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