Euro sets one-week high ahead of GDP data; dollar inches lower

The euro touched a one-week high on Tuesday ahead of the release of euro zone gross domestic product data, as the dollar struggled to gain traction in the wake ... Read More
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What’s happening in the labour market?

The rate of youth unemployment peaked at above 24% in the euro area in 2013 for the age group 15-24. Since then, the youth unemployment rate has declined faster ... Read More
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Germany’s booming economy shifts into overdrive

Europe’s largest economy, Germany, is seeing trade surge with a sharp increase in demand for goods ‘Made in Germany’ around the world. The rise comes despite protectionist rhetoric from ... Read More

European Central Bank: Conditions support loan growth

The European Central Bank (ECB) has issued a press release to make publish the results of the April 2017 euro area bank lending survey. Increasing demand and eased lending ... Read More

Clearstream Monthly report: ECB’s QE continues to put pressure on securities financing industry

The European Central Bank’s (ECB) decision to stick to its bond buying program despite strong EU-wide economic growth has damped hopes in the market that interest rates will rise ... Read More
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The decline and fall of the EU

This article identifies the headwinds faced by the EU in the wake of Brexit. Without the UK, not only does the EU lose much of its importance on the ... Read More
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Draghi sends the Euro Lower on Thursday, Seen Paring Losses Mid-Day

Euro to Dollar exchange rate: 0.8516, down a quarter of a percent Euro to Pound exchange rate: 1.0638, down a quarter of a percent The Euro was seen edging ... Read More

ECB published overview of economic and monetary developments

Overview At its monetary policy meeting on 9 March 2017, the Governing Council concluded that a very substantial degree of monetary accommodation is still needed for underlying inflation pressures ... Read More

ECB on pan-European instant payment solutions

The European Central Bank (ECB) has published a Keynote speech by Yves Mersch, Member of the Executive Board of the ECB,  at the French Payments Committee conference on “Technological ... Read More

Eurozone economic activity increased at its fastest rate since the debt crisis in 2011

Economic activity in Eurozone industry in December expanded at the fastest pace since the currency union’s debt crisis started to hit, according to a closely watched indicator. The Eurozone ... Read More
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