Euro zone risks "relapse into recession" without structural reforms: Draghi

With a recovery coming to a halt in the second quarter and depressed prices reflecting near record unemployment, France and Italy want to shift away from the spending cuts that marked the bloc`s response to the 2009-2012 crisis.

Euro zone may exit from recession yet give little to cheer about

The euro zone economy may learn later on Wednesday that it has moved out of its longest recession, needing seven quarters to dig up modest growth in the three months to June.

Eurozone recession to continue: European Commission

The 17-nation bloc's economy, which generates nearly a fifth of global output, will shrink 0.3 percent in 2013.

Eurozone recession deepens

Germany, the engine of the Eurozone economy, saw its GDP decrease 0.60 percent, while Italy's economy contracted 0.90 percent during the October-December 2012 period.

Eurozone in recession as economy shrinks in third quarter

The economy of the 17-nation eurozone shrank 0.1 percent in the July-September period.

Eurozone PMIs slide, heightening recession fears

The eurozone's service sector shrank unexpectedly this month, reviving fears that the economy risks sinking into recession, a business survey showed.