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Eurozone manufacturing slows further in August 01 September 2014, 16:34 CET
Manufacturing in the eurozone slumped in August to a 13-month low, a closely watched survey showed on Monday, in a further sign that recovery is faltering and that tensions with Russia are taking their toll.

Eurozone inflation falls to 0.3%, as deflation knocks 31 August 2014, 21:41 CET
Eurozone inflation fell to 0.3 per cent in August, raising the dangers of deflation and also pressure on the European Central Bank to open up the cash floodgates, data showed on Friday.

Germany announces steps against EU benefit cheats 29 August 2014, 16:25 CET
Germany on Wednesday announced new measures to stop EU citizens from abusing its social welfare system, reacting to what some politicians have labelled "poverty migration".

ECB comments 'over-interpreted': Schaeuble 27 August 2014, 19:20 CET
Markets have misinterpreted recent remarks by ECB chief Mario Draghi as hinting at new measures to stave off deflation, German Finance Minister Wolfgang Schaeuble said on Wednesday.

Germany signals will continue EU austerity drive 25 August 2014, 21:01 CET
Germany strongly signalled Monday it will continue to push for fiscal austerity in Europe alongside Spain, even as France was thrown into political turmoil over its economic policy.

Newcomer Lithuania to get first euros from Germany 22 August 2014, 21:39 CET
Lithuania will receive its first euro banknotes from Germany when the Baltic state becomes the 19th member of the eurozone on January 1, the central bank said on Thursday.

Eurozone economy holds onto timid recovery 25 August 2014, 11:27 CET
A timid economic recovery in the eurozone is still holding, a closely-watched survey showed on Thursday, but at a pace that promises only negligible growth for the year.

All eyes turn to ECB as eurozone recovery stalls 14 August 2014, 16:27 CET
With data on Thursday showing that the eurozone's tentative economic recovery is already stalling, eyes are once again back on the European Central Bank to come to the region's rescue.

Eurozone economy stalls on setback in Germany 16 August 2014, 19:34 CET
Growth in the 18-country eurozone ground to a halt in the second quarter, official data showed Thursday, dragged down by France and Germany and casting a cloud over the crisis-hit region.

Gloom for eurozone as industrial production falls unexpectedly 13 August 2014, 17:33 CET
Industrial production in the eurozone fell by 0.3 per cent in June, official data showed Wednesday, in another blow to an already tepid recovery that might have already reached its peak.

France's trade deficit widens amid fears of stalling growth 07 August 2014, 22:48 CET
France's trade deficit widened in June, bringing the first-half total to nearly 30 billion euros and adding to concerns about stalling growth in the eurozone's second-largest economy.

ECB says to ensure Russian banks don't bypass sanctions 07 August 2014, 22:30 CET
The European Central Bank said Thursday it will continue to provide liquidity to the eurozone subsidiaries of Russian banks, but will ensure they do not circumvent EU economic sanctions.

Eurozone growth momentum has slowed in recent months: ECB 07 August 2014, 22:49 CET
The eurozone recovery could be faltering already, with downside risks arising from the latest geopolitical developments, European Central Bank president Mario Draghi said on Thursday.

Hungary forint plunges to 30-month-low against euro 05 August 2014, 23:04 CET
Hungary's national currency sank to a 30-month-low on Tuesday, a drop analysts said was due to traders selling up after central bank moves to tighten the secondary bond market.

Bailed out Cyprus vows to tackle bad debt 31 July 2014, 11:59 CET
Bailed out Cyprus has pledged to tackle its mountain of bad debt after the cabinet approved proposals to reform legislation on foreclosures as instructed by international lenders.

Eurozone unemployment, inflation data paint mixed picture 03 August 2014, 23:40 CET
Eurozone unemployment and inflation data painted a mixed economic picture Thursday, with the jobless rate edging down while softer prices raised question marks over consumer demand, clouding the outlook.

Eurozone economic confidence flat in July 31 July 2014, 11:54 CET
Business and consumer confidence in the economic outlook for the eurozone was little changed in July, suggesting a modest recovery may be near peaking out, official figures showed on Wednesday.

Eurozone banks ease loan conditions for businesses 31 July 2014, 11:43 CET
Banks in the eurozone eased credit standards for loans to businesses in the second quarter for the first time since 2007, the European Central Bank said Wednesday.

Oil diverges ahead of US crude inventory report 29 July 2014, 23:20 CET
Oil prices in New York fell Tuesday on a weak US crude demand outlook, while European oil prices rose on concerns about Libya and new European Union sanctions on Russia.

Clock ticks on Lithuania 2015 euro move as others eye security 28 July 2014, 16:28 CET
Lithuania won the EU's final green light this week to join the eurozone in 2015, completing a Baltic embrace of Europe's checkered single currency as security concerns over Russia nudge other reluctant eastern candidates towards adoption.

Lenders up pressure on Cyprus to call in bad loans 25 July 2014, 17:38 CET
International lenders put new pressure on Cyprus politicians Friday to agree delayed legislation on foreclosure procedures for bad loans in the latest review of compliance over a multi-billion debt bailout.

Eurozone economy rebounds, but France lags: survey 24 July 2014, 15:41 CET
The eurozone economy showed signs of a rebound in July after several months of sluggish activity, but France stood out as a laggard, a closely watched survey showed on Thursday.

ECB says blackmailed after contact data stolen 24 July 2014, 11:02 CET
The European Central Bank has received a blackmail letter after its public website was hacked and contact data stolen, the bank said on Thursday.

Eurozone debt rises sharply: Eurostat 22 July 2014, 14:36 CET
European public debt -- the accumulated total of government budget deficits and borrowing -- rose sharply earlier this year, reversing a downtrend when the economic crisis eased, official figures showed on Tuesday.

IMF raises Germany growth forecasts 22 July 2014, 11:38 CET
The International Monetary Fund raised its forecast for Germany's growth on Monday, shrugging off concerns of a slowdown in the eurozone's largest economy.