- Only mass default will end the world's addiction to debt Telegraph - 3 hours ago
As global debt rises off the scale, creditors stand to take a huge hit in a threatened tsunami of defaults
- Eurozone faces first regional bankruptcy as debt debacle stalks Austria's Carinthia Telegraph - 4 hours ago
Fitch has stripped Austria of its AAA rating, adding that 'within a short space of time the debt dynamics of Austria have deteriorated significantly'
- Sweden moves to scrap budget surplus goal AFP - 4 hours ago
- Talk of third Greek bailout gains ground in Europe AFP - 4 hours ago
- Subdued sentiment across European markets before ECB and US payrolls Sharecast - 5 hours ago
Sentiment across European financial markets was relatively subdued Tuesday as investors cut exposure to risk ahead of key events in the latter half of this week while digesting macro reports released earlier ...
- Wednesday preview: Standard Chartered reports full-year results amid CEO departure Sharecast - 7 hours ago
Standard Chartered is expected to report a decline in full-year earnings, reflecting an increase in impairments.
- Canadian economy grew 0.6% in 4th quarter of 2014 AFP - 7 hours ago
- Greece vs Europe: who blinked first in the bail-out battle? Telegraph - 9 hours ago
Has the defiant new government conceded more ground than its creditors? Or is Syriza just bluffing?
- Which are the 15 most miserable countries in the world? Telegraph - 10 hours ago
Venezuela tops list of the most painful economies in which to live and work, according to Bloomberg data
- China rate cuts just the start as growth slows: analysts AFP - 10 hours ago
- Ukraine hikes interest rates, triples gas prices as economy totters AFP - 10 hours ago
- German data keeps European shares near multi-year highs Reuters - UK Focus - 11 hours ago
European stock markets hovered close to multi-year highs on Tuesday, helped by better-than-expected German retail sales data and merger speculation in the Portuguese banking sector. Bid rumours also drove ...
- Julius Baer upgrades Italian, Spanish shares on ECB boost Reuters - UK Focus - 11 hours ago
Swiss private bank Julius Baer expects shares in Germany, Italy and Spain to benefit the most from the European Central Bank's bond-buying stimulus programme, due to their greater sensitivity to the economic ...
- Housebuilding drives February construction surge Telegraph - 12 hours ago
UK construction activity picks up pace in February, as companies "continue to bulldoze a positive path ahead"
- Europe open: Indices gain after better German retail sales data Sharecast - 13 hours ago
European stocks advanced as a report showed German retail sales rose more than forecast and as Greece was rumoured to have begun talks for a third bailout.
- MORNING BID EUROPE-A daily note from our Economics/Politics Editor Reuters - UK Focus - 14 hours ago
Turkey's central bank releases minutes of its last meeting at which it cut interest rates by a quarter point. He stepped up his rhetoric dramatically over the weekend, saying anyone opposing interest rates cuts was guilty of treason. Rumours were rife last week that central bank governor Erdem Basci had quit, which he …
- Entrepreneurs call for reassurances from politicians on tax incentives Telegraph - 17 hours ago
Business leaders call on MPs to protect the Enterprise Investment Scheme and Entrepreneurs’ Relief
- GLOBAL MARKETS-S&P, Dow post record closes, dollar hits 11-year high Reuters - UK Focus - Mon, Mar 2, 2015 21:29 GMT
U.S. stock prices rallied on Monday, with the Nasdaq composite crossing 5,000 for the first time in 15 years, while the dollar touched an 11-year high on expectations the Federal Reserve will raise interest ...
- Greece eyes last central bank funds to avert IMF default Telegraph - Mon, Mar 2, 2015 19:52 GMT
Syriza is not interested in emergency EMU funding if it means kowtowing to Troika demands
- GLOBAL MARKETS-U.S. stocks extend rally, dollar reaches 11-year high Reuters - UK Focus - Mon, Mar 2, 2015 18:12 GMT
U.S. stock prices rose on Monday, with the Nasdaq composite touching the 5,000-point mark for the first time in 15 years, while the dollar hit an 11-year high on expectations the Federal Reserve might raise interest rates later this year. Asian stocks ended higher after China cut interest rates over the weekend, but European …
- Consumers drive UK economy in Q3 despite weak incomes Reuters - UK Focus - Mon, Mar 2, 2015 16:17 GMT
Spending by households drove Britain's economic recovery once again in the third quarter despite a slight fall in disposable incomes and weaker business investment growth than previously reported, official data showed on Tuesday. The economy grew by 0.7 percent in the July-September period from the second quarter, in line …
- Licence Fee Needs Updating, BBC Boss To Argue Sky News - Mon, Mar 2, 2015 14:21 GMT
BBC boss Tony Hall has warned the corporation is at "a crossroads" and that the licence fee should be updated. Mr Hall highlighted a recent report by MPs which called for changes to the licence fee to include its catch-up iPlayer service and also suggested an alternative to the current system. The preferred option of …
- Trio of respectable Eurozone data fails to lift stock markets Sharecast - Mon, Mar 2, 2015 14:03 GMT
A trio of respectable Eurozone economic data reports failed to lift stock indices in the 17-nation bloc as investors cut exposure to risk ahead of this week's crucial stimulus kick-off by the European ...
- Eurozone prices, jobs firm but deflation threat remains AFP - Mon, Mar 2, 2015 12:59 GMT
- European stocks hit new records as ECB stimulus looms AFP - Mon, Mar 2, 2015 12:59 GMT
- GLOBAL MARKETS-European shares dip from 7-year highs, China rate cut lifts Asia Reuters - UK Focus - Mon, Mar 2, 2015 12:56 GMT
European shares slipped from seven-year highs on Monday, weighed down by merger activity in the telecoms sector, while Asian stocks edged up after China cut interest rates at the weekend. The dollar hit an 11-year high against a basket of currencies on growing prospects of a rise in U.S. interest rates from the U.S. Federal …
- Just How Much Did Greece's Election Roil Its Recovery? The Wall Street Journal - Mon, Mar 2, 2015 12:39 GMT
Syriza has rocked and roiled Greece. Here's a look at what happened to various metrics.
- FOREX-Euro recovers footing, looks vulnerable to QE launch Reuters - UK Focus - Mon, Mar 2, 2015 12:32 GMT
The Australian dollar was the biggest loser, down almost one percent against the euro, on speculation that China's weekend cut in interest rates had increased the probability of a second reduction in as many months by the Reserve Bank of Australia on Tuesday. Dealers and analysts in London, where 60 percent of the world's …
- Eurozone's deflation fight remains 'uphill battle' despite February improvement Telegraph - Mon, Mar 2, 2015 11:53 GMT
Eurozone prices fall by 0.3pc in February, though analysts say shallower deflation and better-than-expected jobless figures not enough to reduce fears of a deflationary spiral
- UK manufacturing recovery 'back on track' as output rises Telegraph - Mon, Mar 2, 2015 11:21 GMT
British factory output rises to seven month high in February, though strong pound hits export orders
- India factory output slides to five-month low AFP - Mon, Mar 2, 2015 11:17 GMT
- World Week Ahead: Eurozone, U.S. Recovering; Eyes on China The Wall Street Journal - Mon, Mar 2, 2015 10:32 GMT
The good news for the global economy is that the eurozone's economic troubles appear to be bottoming out. This week's data flow, including purchasing managers indexes, should emphasize that modestly improving picture.
- FOREX-Dollar near 11-yr high after Chinese rate cut, eyes on ECB Reuters - UK Focus - Mon, Mar 2, 2015 09:16 GMT
The dollar hovered around an 11-year high against a basket of major currencies on Monday, helped by the fallout from a cut in Chinese interest rates which added to renewed pressure in the past week on the euro. Dealers and analysts in London, where 60 percent of the world's currency trade is done, said the main theme of …
- Europe open: Stocks little changed before Eurozone inflation data Sharecast - Mon, Mar 2, 2015 09:16 GMT
European stocks were little changed ahead of Eurozone inflation data, while markets reacted to a rate cut in China.
- Euro zone factory growth steady in Feb; hiring and exports pick up -PMI Reuters - UK Focus - Mon, Mar 2, 2015 09:00 GMT
Euro zone manufacturing growth steadied in February to match January's six-month high, helped by a weaker euro that boosted export orders and a faster pace of hiring, a business survey showed on Monday. "The euro zone manufacturing sector barely expanded in February, highlighting the malaise that still hangs over the region's …