Euro zone

Euro zone bond yields jump as Sweden ditches negative interest rates

Thu, 19 Dec 2019 - 11:33 GMT

That rebound coincides with improved economic data and signals from major central banks that they are on pause for now.

Euro zone budget could be conditional on discipline: IMF's Lagarde

Sun, 08 Jul 2018 - 08:02 GMT

The leaders of France and Germany agreed last month on a proposal for such a budget that would be used to smooth out economic difference between euro zone countries.

Euro zone economy to slow next year, downside risks increase: Commission

Thu, 03 May 2018 - 10:07 GMT

Euro zone economic growth will slow this year and next from a peak expansion in 2017, the European Commission forecast on Thursday.

Dollar rises on Powell's economic outlook, stocks slip

Thu, 01 Mar 2018 - 07:37 GMT

The dollar index gained 0.34 percent, with the euro down 0.27 percent to $1.2198. The Japanese yen firmed 0.55 percent versus the greenback at 106.73 per dollar.

Euro zone businesses start 2018 in best shape for over a decade

Mon, 05 Feb 2018 - 10:35 GMT

Euro zone businesses started 2018 by increasing activity faster than at any time in well over a decade as new orders surged.

Euro zone businesses race ahead, point to strong growth

Fri, 22 Sep 2017 - 12:11 GMT

Euro zone private businesses ended the third quarter growing much more strongly than predicted.

Macron, in Greece, pushes vision of deeper euro zone integration

Thu, 07 Sep 2017 - 12:41 GMT

Macron on Thursday backed Germany's idea of a European Monetary Fund (EMF) but stressed the ultimate goal should remain a euro zone budget.

Global funds raise European stocks to five-year highs, cut U.S. equities

Sat, 02 Sep 2017 - 09:27 GMT

Global investors raised their euro zone equity exposure to the highest level in at least five years in August.

Merkel challenger Schulz wants acceleration of euro zone reform

Thu, 20 Jul 2017 - 07:00 GMT

Schulz called on Thursday for accelerated reforms to the euro zone, and the basis of a strengthened currency union to be agreed by Britain's Brexit in 2019.

Euro zone June inflation slowdown confirmed, but core rate rises

Mon, 17 Jul 2017 - 11:25 GMT

Euro zone headline inflation slowed in June but the core figure excluding volatile unprocessed food and energy rose

Euro zone businesses lost some momentum in June but still strong: PMI

Wed, 05 Jul 2017 - 08:28 GMT

Euro zone businesses lost some momentum in June but chalked up their best performance last quarter in over six years.