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Euro zone business growth at 21-month low in September

Euro zone business growth fell last month to its weakest since the beginning of 2015, according to surveys providing the latest evidence the bloc`s economy is losing momentum.

Oct 05, 2016, 16:12 PM IST

Brexit risks taking multi-trillion euro trading from London

The ECB is determined to tackle an anomaly dating from 1999 when Britain opted out of the euro`s launch: a dominant share of trading in the currency it issues goes on outside its jurisdiction in London.

Apr 01, 2016, 16:04 PM IST

Eurozone growth slows to 0.3% in Q2 from 0.4% in Q1

The economy had expanded 0.4 percent in the three months to March.

Aug 14, 2015, 15:49 PM IST

Eurozone inflation outlook brighter: ECB survey

The inflation outlook for the euro area is improving as growth picks up and the effects of the European Central Bank`s policy measures feed through into the economy, an ECB survey showed on Friday.

Jul 17, 2015, 15:38 PM IST

ECB's Draghi calls for "quantum leap" in European integration

Describing the euro zone economy as "steadily recovering", European Central Bank President Mario Draghi called on Monday for a "quantum leap" in European integration so countries share more sovereignty.

Mar 17, 2015, 08:30 AM IST

Eurozone deflation accelerates to record low in January

Eurozone consumer prices fell by a record-equalling 0.6 percent in January, confirming deflation could be taking hold for the long term, EU data showed Wednesday.

Jan 30, 2015, 17:13 PM IST

ECB faces crucial test of "whatever it takes"

The European Central Bank faces a crucial test of its resolve to do "whatever it takes" to preserve the euro when it decides this week on buying government bonds to combat deflation and revive the economy.

Jan 18, 2015, 17:15 PM IST

ECB set to keep gunpowder dry as economic gloom deepens

The European Central Bank is likely to hold fire on any new policy measures Thursday even as the clouds continue to darken over the euro area economy, analysts said.

Nov 06, 2014, 12:37 PM IST

Investors' eyes pinned on ECB as Europe's health deteriorates

The European Central Bank meeting on Thursday is the prime event for markets seeking clarity on the bank's response to a stalled recovery, disappearing inflation and the sluggish pace of reform in the euro zone.

Aug 31, 2014, 17:25 PM IST