Eurozone factory activity contracted for third month in April - PMI

2019-05-02 13:37

Eurozone factory activity has contracted for a third month in April, hurt by weak global demand, rising trade protectionism and concerns over Britain's upcoming departure from the European Union, according to a survey.

EU sees risks mounting in an economy already under pressure

2018-11-08 13:23

Global trade tensions, Italy’s fiscal battles and US overheating pose risks to the eurozone economy, the European Commission warned.

Eurozone inflation rate climbs above 2% on energy prices

2018-09-28 12:13

Eurozone inflation has accelerated in September amid a surge in energy costs, while underlying price moves remained more subdued.

Eurozone inflation picks up to fastest in more than a year

2018-05-31 12:10

The European Central Bank’s 20th anniversary arrives on Friday as another financial scare shows that the eurozone still hasn’t grown up.

German factory orders slide in latest sign of eurozone weakness

2018-05-07 10:19

German factory orders have unexpectedly dropped in March and February and was revised lower, confirming a weak start to the year in Europe’s largest economy.

Eurozone inflation ticks up as ECB prepares stimulus exit

2018-04-04 12:50

Eurozone inflation has accelerated, buttressing the arguments of policy makers keen to phase out unprecedented stimulus.

Eurozone growing pains drag expansion to slowest in 14 months

2018-03-22 12:46

The eurozone's private-sector economy grew at the slowest pace in 14 months in March, as service providers and factories struggled to keep up with demand.

Eurozone industrial output falls by most in more than a year

2018-03-14 13:45

Industrial production in the eurozone has started 2018 with its weakest monthly performance in over a year, adding to evidence that regional economic pickup may be coming off the boil.

US inflation is ECB's risk as bonds show end of decoupling

2018-03-07 13:45

European Central Bank officials considering when to end their bond-buying programme has to move carefully as US inflationary pressures are helping to push up eurozone borrowing costs.

Eurozone economy looked a little less buoyant in February

2018-03-05 11:36

The eurozone economy may have lost a little more momentum than initially estimated in February, adding to signs that the pace of growth may be moving past its peak.


London stocks open higher, eurozone flat

2019-04-23 10:42

London's benchmark FTSE 100 index has climbed 0.3% to 7 480.32 points after a surge in oil prices boosted shares in heavyweight energy companies BP and Shell.

Eurozone stocks retreat on mounting woes in Italy, China

2018-10-19 14:57

Eurozone equities have slid after Brussels slammed Rome over its 2019 budget plans, with sentiment hurt also by weak Chinese growth data, poor French corporate news and rising global interest rates.

Eurozone growth stays strong as ECB plans to ease stimulus

2018-08-23 13:00

The eurozone economy has showed it’s still robust as the European Central Bank prepares to wind down its bond- purchase program.

ECB warns on trade tensions as eurozone economy falters again

2018-05-07 11:59

The European Central Bank has warned that a rise in trade protectionism would undermine the global economy, and says the US would be among the worst-affected.

Eurozone growth picture shows why ECB unfazed by slowdown

2018-04-25 11:30

European Central Bank policy makers are starting their two-day meeting in Frankfurt relatively relaxed about what appears to be a sharp eurozone slowdown.

Eurozone economic confidence extends slide into third month

2018-03-27 13:15

Eurozone economic confidence has continued its slide in March as the region showed signs of more moderate growth.

Eurozone inflation downgrade backs ECB's ultra-slow exit

2018-03-16 14:39

Investors have primed for the European Central Bank’s next policy shift were given clear signals that any change is far from imminent.

Draghi gauges trade war threat as ECB ponders stimulus path

2018-03-08 10:42

Mario Draghi’s progress toward a stimulus exit is likely to stay slow for now, with inflation too low for comfort and the global economy up against a trade-war-in-waiting.

Draghi given triple whammy of reasons to demand ECB patience

2018-03-06 12:30

Mario Draghi has just received a triple whammy of evidence to justify playing it safe when he meets with fellow European Central Bank policy makers.

Eurozone factories' slowing pace seen hinting at growth peak

2018-03-01 11:44

Eurozone factory output have continued to expand at a robust pace but with mounting signs that growth momentum may have peaked.

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