Thu, 30 Apr, 2020
Slumping exports sent Germany’s economy into reverse in the second quarter, with prospects of an early recovery slim as its manufacturers struggle at the sharp end of a global slowdown amplified by tariff conflicts and the fallout from Brexit.
Thu, 15 Aug, 2019
German industrial orders unexpectedly dropped in February, partly because companies got fewer major contracts, after bookings already plunged in January, suggesting manufacturers had a subdued start to 2015 in Europe’s largest economy.
Thu, 09 Apr, 2015
German exports posted their biggest fall in nearly a year, in March, and imports also dipped as the crisis in Ukraine and a slowdown in China weighed, narrowing the country’s trade surplus and confirming trade was a drag on growth at the start of 2014.
Sat, 10 May, 2014
The ECB president Mario Draghi is highly unlikely to cut the interest rate or announce a big bazooka for SME lending at tomorrow’s monthly meeting, according to senior economist with Brussels-based ING, Carsten Brzeski.
Wed, 03 Jul, 2013
Europe’s stalled economy will not get more help today from the European Central Bank, which is expected to hold off cutting interest rates as it waits for financial markets to heal so that its already low benchmark rates get through to businesses and consumers.
Thu, 10 Jan, 2013