Sovereign Debt 5.8 Per Cent of European Bank Assets
1 Apr
2014
Written by Sam Allcock

Sovereign Debt 5.8 Per Cent of European Bank Assets »

Banking
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Many of Europe’s banks are ‘loading up’ on sovereign debt, according to recent data released by the European Central Bank. Public sector debt Read more…

Europe Discusses Bank Wind Down Deal
9 Mar
2014
Written by Sam Allcock

Europe Discusses Bank Wind Down Deal »

Banking
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Eurozone governments are approaching a possible deal on how to close the failing banks that have emerged since the financial crisis. No conclusion Read more…

EU Economies: France vs. Germany
15 Feb
2014
Written by Sam Allcock

EU Economies: France vs. Germany »

Sluggish economic growth has affected several Eurozone economies over the past three years. In this brief economic comparison, we look at two of Read more…

‘Risks Remain’ for European Banks
25 Jan
2014
Written by Sam Allcock

‘Risks Remain’ for European Banks »

Banking
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Financial industry leaders believe that, despite improvements, serious risks are still a concern for Europe’s biggest banks. Former UK Financial Services Authority head Read more…

Markit PMI Survey: Eurozone Growth at 26-Month High
23 Aug
2013
Written by Sam Allcock

Markit PMI Survey: Eurozone Growth at 26-Month High »

Economy
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Business activity in the Eurozone grew rapidly over the past month, reaching a 26-month high. New data from economic research group Markit Read more…

Bundesbank Reports German Growth to Stabilise in Third Quarter
20 Aug
2013
Written by Sam Allcock

Bundesbank Reports German Growth to Stabilise in Third Quarter »

Economy
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Germany’s excellent second quarter economic growth may not be repeated later this year, according to the country’s central bank. In its monthly Read more…

Eurozone Recession Ends With 0.3 Percent Monthly Growth
14 Aug
2013
Written by Sam Allcock

Eurozone Recession Ends With 0.3 Percent Monthly Growth »

Economy
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After eighteen months of constant economic contraction, the Eurozone is finally on the way up. The Eurozone’s GDP rose by 0.3 percent Read more…

Angela Merkel Concerned About EU Youth Unemployment
3 Jul
2013
Written by Sam Allcock

Angela Merkel Concerned About EU Youth Unemployment »

From NSA spying to youth unemployment, German Chancellor Angela Merkel is one of several EU leaders taking aim at social and economic Read more…

Euro Economic Slowdown Eases Slightly in May
5 Jun
2013
Written by Sam Allcock

Euro Economic Slowdown Eases Slightly in May »

With the bulk of the eurozone’s economy made up of service businesses, a serious slowdown in orders has cost the economic community Read more…

Is it the end of the single currency? »

This is the question which looms on everyone’s minds at the moment from political leaders to global investors. Since it is evident that Read more…