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Jul 24, 2014

Eurozone recovery picks up except for France

French nearing third recession since banking crisis as other parts of zone see recovery gather momentum after spring dip The dip in fortunes that has spread across the eurozone since spring was reversed last month after businesses expanded output and... #European Union #Europe #France #European Monetary Union

Jul 10, 2014

Stocks end with losses from sell-off

Stocks ended lower Thursday as fears about the health of a European bank created a sell-off that sent investors to the safer havens of gold and government bonds. Although prices recovered slightly late in the day, the indexes still closed with losses... #Wall Street #Dow Jones #Europe

Jul 11, 2014

Eurozone crisis: markets jittery on Portugal bank fears

Mixed day for Asian stocks, European investors expected to remain wary. Burberry to face shareholder anger over £20m executive pay deal Construction data in the UK awaited Good morning, and welcome to our rolling coverage of the world economy, the fi... #European Union #Europe #European Monetary Union

Jul 10, 2014

European markets fall as Portugal bank woes revive 'darkest nightmares' as it happened

Concerns over Portugal's Banco Espírito Santo have hit shares across Europe; Saxo Bank says "darkest nightmares about Europe" have returned (see 5.10pm) IMF issues statement Summary: FTSE 100 hits lowest since late April amid selloff Fears over Espir... #Europe #Bank of England #FTSE #Wall Street Journal #Christopher Bailey #European Union #Lisbon

Jul 04, 2014

Italian PM attacks Bundesbank over claim Rome risks eurozone recovery

Matteo Renzi launches attack on head of German central bank, Jens Weidmann, accusing him of political interference Matteo Renzi, the Italian prime minister, has launched a scathing attack on Germany's powerful central bank, telling it to mind its own... #European Union #Bundesbank #Germany #Europe #Angela Merkel #Italy #European Monetary Union

Jul 03, 2014

Recovery in some eurozone crisis economies speeds ahead

Ireland, Spain and Italy perform best in Markit's June survey combining activity in manufacturing and services Recovery in some of the eurozone's worst hit crisis economies is speeding ahead, according to the latest snapshot of the private sector in ... #Spain #European Union #Europe #Ireland #Italy

Jul 07, 2014

The European debt wish

There are no easy answers to solve Europe's public and private debt crisis - what worked for Germany hasn't worked for Spain Eurozone leaders continue to debate how best to reinvigorate economic growth, with French and Italian leaders now arguing tha... #Europe #European Central Bank #European Union #European Monetary Union

Jul 01, 2014

Eurozone recovery slows as France's downturn continues, but UK surges again - Business live

Rolling business and financial news through the day, including the latest PMI factory reports and Eurozone unemployment data. Job cuts at Port Talbot Summary: eurozone manufacturing recovery slows as French downturn deepens Euro unemployment was 11.6... #BNP Paribas #FTSE

Jul 01, 2014

Bank of England made rescue plan for banks at height of eurozone crisis

Record of September 2011 meeting reveals for first time how concerned policymakers were with impact of turmoil on UK At the height of the eurozone crisis the Bank of England warned the Treasury that it needed a comprehensive contingency plan to prop ... #United Kingdom #Bank of England

Jun 30, 2014

Eurozone inflation sticks at 0.5%; EC supports Bulgaria after bank runs business live

European Commission steps in with £1.35bn credit line, as Bulgaria's leaders urge citizens not to panic and withdraw their savings today. UK economy probably bigger than pre-crisis peak Eurozone inflation at four-year low EC agrees to Bulgarian credi... #European Commission #Bulgaria #Argentina #European Union #Athens #International Monetary Fund #European Central Bank #FTSE #Cyprus