US president Donald Trump plans to speak with German, French, and Italian officials ahead of a summit of the Group of 20 leading economies this week that could expose his sharp differences with world powers on trade and other issues.
Tue, 04 Jul, 2017
There are increasing signs that Germany is preparing to change its attitude towards eurozone countries becoming liable for one another’s debts as intense efforts are being made to provide Spain with funding that will not trigger a sovereign crisis.
Wed, 06 Jun, 2012
THIS summer’s volatility across global stock markets continued yesterday, with Thursday’s gains wiped out amid widespread investor nervousness over the European banking sector and whether US President Barack Obama’s $447 billion (€327bn) job creation plan stands up.
Sat, 10 Sep, 2011
THE euro hit a record high against the dollar for a second day on Friday last, rising above $1.3540, as investors worried about the US current account deficit and economy, and pushed the single currency higher in thin holiday trade.
Mon, 27 Dec, 2004
With the euro off its recent highs, the pressure on the European Central Bank (ECB) to cut its key interest rates has eased a little and the bank is likely to hold rates steady when it meets later this morning, the eve of the G7 meeting in Florida, analysts say.
Thu, 05 Feb, 2004