Eurozone Economy

Eurozone business activity slows in June: Markit survey

Eurozone private sector business activity slowed sharply in June but was still running at more than six-year highs, a closely watched survey showed Friday.

Jun 23, 2017, 16:29 PM IST
Eurozone economy hits 6-year high in April

Eurozone economy hits 6-year high in April

The eurozone economy grew at its fastest pace in six years in April on the back of strong demand and "widespread optimism" about the outlook.

Apr 21, 2017, 14:40 PM IST

Eurozone jobless rate holds on to post-crisis low

The eurozone jobless rate held at the lowest level in some seven years in November as a modest economic upturn continues, official data showed on Monday.

Jan 09, 2017, 16:39 PM IST
Eurozone inflation jumps to 1.1%, highest since 2013

Eurozone inflation jumps to 1.1%, highest since 2013

Inflation in the eurozone jumped in December to the highest level in more than three years on the back of surging oil prices, official EU figures showed on Wednesday.

Jan 04, 2017, 19:23 PM IST
Eurozone growth slows to 20-month low: survey

Eurozone growth slows to 20-month low: survey

Eurozone economic growth has slowed to its weakest pace since January 2015, a closely watched survey showed Friday.

Sep 23, 2016, 16:28 PM IST
Eurozone business activity strong despite Brexit: Survey

Eurozone business activity strong despite Brexit: Survey

 Eurozone economic activity edged higher in August with few signs that Brexit-linked dangers were yet hurting the European economy, a closely watched survey showed today.

Aug 23, 2016, 16:12 PM IST

Brexit vote adds to uncertainty over global economy, impact won't be seen soon

The first indication of how Britain`s vote to leave the European Union will affect the global economy will come from business surveys, with the hard data to follow -- a lag that increases uncertainty over growth.

Jun 24, 2016, 19:00 PM IST
Growth in eurozone private sector slows slightly: ECB

Growth in eurozone private sector slows slightly: ECB

Growth of loans to the private sector in the euro area slowed slightly in March, European Central Bank data showed on Wednesday.

Apr 27, 2016, 15:33 PM IST

Eurozone economic activity ticks up after sharp fall: Survey

Eurozone private sector business activity ticked up in March after a sharp fall in February, a closely watched survey showed Tuesday, but the outlook remains clouded.

Apr 05, 2016, 15:25 PM IST
Battle to boost eurozone in doubt despite ECB bazooka

Battle to boost eurozone in doubt despite ECB bazooka

A long battle to avert deflation and jumpstart the 19-nation eurozone economy is far from over despite an unprecedented barrage of stimulus measures by the European Central Bank, analysts warn.

Mar 11, 2016, 23:50 PM IST
ECB delivers another adrenaline shot to eurozone economy

ECB delivers another adrenaline shot to eurozone economy

The European Central Bank brought out the heavy artillery Thursday to jumpstart the stalled eurozone economy, slashing already record-low interest rates, pumping massive new sums into the banking system and, for the first time, buying corporate bonds.

Mar 10, 2016, 22:56 PM IST
Market turmoil could hold back euro zone inflation: European Central Bank member

Market turmoil could hold back euro zone inflation: European Central Bank member

Europe`s financial market turmoil could delay a rise in inflation even further and banks will need to be fixed with forceful action over time, European Central Bank Executive Board member Benoit Coeure told a German newspaper on Saturday.

Feb 13, 2016, 15:57 PM IST
Eurozone economy grows 0.3% in Q4 2015, unchanged vs Q3: Eurostat

Eurozone economy grows 0.3% in Q4 2015, unchanged vs Q3: Eurostat

The eurozone economy grew 0.3 percent in the last three months of 2015, unchanged from the previous quarter and in line with analyst forecasts, official data showed Friday. 

Feb 12, 2016, 16:12 PM IST

Eurozone economy slows in December, recovery still on track: Survey

Eurozone private sector business activity slowed slightly in December but still held at a four-and-a-half year high as the recovery remained on track, creating much-needed jobs, a key survey showed Wednesday.

Dec 16, 2015, 20:51 PM IST
Eurozone set for 'moderate' recovery in 2016, 2017

Eurozone set for 'moderate' recovery in 2016, 2017

The eurozone economy is set to continue its moderate recovery over the next two years in the wake of the Greek bailout crisis, despite headwinds from the wider global economy, the EU said Thursday.

Nov 05, 2015, 20:13 PM IST
Eurozone loans to private sector increase slightly: ECB

Eurozone loans to private sector increase slightly: ECB

Growth of loans to the private sector in the euro area, a gauge of economic health, is picking up speed, albeit very slowly, European Central Bank data showed on Friday. 

Sep 25, 2015, 14:16 PM IST

Eurozone unemployment lowest for three years

Unemployment in the eurozone fell to its lowest level for three and a half years in July, raising hopes that economic recovery in the single currency area is taking hold, official data showed on Tuesday

Sep 01, 2015, 18:48 PM IST
Greece says 'no' to bailout offer

Greece says 'no' to bailout offer

Results showed about 61 per cent voted "no," compared with 39 per cent for "yes," with 100 per cent of the vote counted.

Jul 06, 2015, 08:27 AM IST

Euro ticks up despite Greek debt worries

There was relief at the start of the week when it emerged Athens had managed to pay 750 million euros due to the IMF.

May 13, 2015, 10:53 AM IST

Eurozone exits deflation but dangers still loom

The eurozone exited four months of deflation in April, official data showed on Thursday, reversing a dangerous bout of declining prices, but problems remain and the recovery is weak.

Apr 30, 2015, 15:39 PM IST