Euro area sees price gains as manufacturing picks up pace

2017-01-02 13:13

The eurozone economy is showing signs of recovery following an improvement in manufacturing figures.

Greece set for first debt reduction talks

2015-01-30 11:15

Greece's new anti-austerity government is set to hold its first talks with its eurozone partners about a reduction in the massive debts linked to its €240bn bailout.

Mall blues in low-growth France

2014-12-15 10:50

High expectations from France's biggest mall project in a decade have been stalled by low spending, dispirited entrepreneurs and a lack of growth prospects.

Eurozone in firing line over growth, Greece

2014-10-16 15:45

After a two year rest, the eurozone is back in the financial markets' firing line over stagnating growth, low inflation and budget problems in France and Greece.

Italy and China sign €8bn business deals

2014-10-15 09:54

Italy and China have signed business deals worth about €8bn, deepening Beijing's commercial ties with the eurozone's No 3 economy.

Cyprus, EU data rattle shares and euro

2013-03-21 14:59

Signs the eurozone's economic downturn is deepening and worries over a possible financial meltdown in Cyprus sent world shares, oil and the single currency lower.

Eurozone falls deeper into recession

2013-02-14 14:03

The eurozone slipped deeper into recession in the last three months of 2012 after its largest economies, shrank markedly at the end of the year.

Rand eases ahead of data

2012-12-06 10:04

The rand has eased slightly against the dollar in early trade ahead of key domestic current account data and weakness in the euro.

OECD: Eurozone crisis to hamper recovery

2012-11-27 13:21

The OECD cut growth forecasts for most countries in the European Union's eastern wing.

Greece averts default with bond success

2012-03-09 09:54

Athens has staved off an immediate defaut after a bond swap deal which will ease its massive public debt and clear the way for a new international bailout.


Germans want Greece in eurozone - poll

2015-02-01 15:57

The majority of Germans want Greece to stay in the eurozone, but they do not approve of any debt write-off for the economically troubled country, a poll shows.

EU calls for free trade deal with US in 2015

2014-12-19 09:45

The European Union and the US should do do everything possible to finish negotiating their landmark free trade deal in the new year, say EU leaders.

Eurozone is fragile, warns Merkel

2014-11-04 18:20

German Chancellor Angela Merkel says the eurozone is extremely fragile, making clear that Europe's biggest economy will not borrow more to invest.

EU rescue fund faces Fitch downgrade

2014-10-16 09:43

Fitch ratings agency has put the EU's €500bn bailout fund on review for a possible downgrade, triggered by concerns over France's budget deficit battle.

Eurozone banks face toughest test yet

2014-04-27 17:23

Deflation fears, emerging markets turmoil and a determination to avoid past mistakes mean European regulators are likely to set the toughest tests yet for banks.

Eurozone in reverse, China speeds up

2013-03-21 14:10

The eurozone's economic downturn deepened this month, but China's factories took a completely different path and moved up a gear.

JSE off its highs‚ awaiting data

2012-12-06 11:12

The JSE all share index has been slightly short of its record high reached yesterday.

Euro zone downturn eases slightly

2012-12-05 13:55

The euro zone's economic slump has been less pronounced in November but there are few signs the region will emerge from recession any time soon.

Eurozone GDP to fall by 0.3% this year

2012-08-09 15:05

The eurozone economy will contract by 0.3% in 2012 before recovering more slowly than expected next year to expand by 0.6%, has revealed the European Central Bank.

EU drags on world economy, US fares better

2012-03-01 18:32

Sputtering factory activity in Europe has cast a shadow over global economic recovery, although four-year lows for US jobs claims provided some relief.

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