The eurozone economy stumbled in November, according to a closely watched survey which has raised fears that falling demand from Russia and China will plunge the currency area into renewed recession in the new year.
The European Central Bank might like to update its website – specifically, its educational video to teach teenagers about the importance of keeping prices in check.
It says something about the diminished expectations that the reaction to the latest growth figures for Germany and France was one of relief.
The European Central Bank is ready to pump up to €1tn (£782bn) of fresh stimulus into the flagging eurozone economy to ward off a dangerous deflationary spiral, Mario Draghi has signalled.
Eurozone inflation edged slightly higher in October but economists warned it would provide little relief for policymakers attempting to ward off deflation in the single currency bloc.
Fears that Germany is on the brink of recession intensified after the eurozone’s largest economy suffered its biggest slump in industrial output since the beginning of the financial crisis.
Leading shares in London have suffered their biggest daily fall since early March, closing down 97 points after companies across Europe reported growth was slowing and they were continuing to slash prices.
This has been an unusual year for the global economy, characterised by a series of unanticipated economic, geopolitical, and market shifts – and the final quarter is likely to be no different.
The global economy faces headwinds from a sluggish eurozone and rising political tensions, including the uncertain outcome of Scotland's independence referendum, a leading thinktank has warned.
The European Central Bank surprised markets on Thursday with fresh measures to boost a flagging eurozone economy threatened with deflation and the risks of an escalating conflict in Ukraine.
The global economy is divided at the moment into the good, the bad and the ugly. Two of the most populous nations can claim to be good.
Poor Eurozone performance compared to the UK shows it is unwise to have a single currency unless you are a single country.
When Frankfurt social worker Stefan Mohr needed a new location for the troubled children he works with to express themselves through spray paint and graffiti, it did not take him long to find a potential site.