German business confidence unexpectedly bounced back in February, a key survey showed Wednesday, even as political uncertainty continues to cloud the prospects for Europe’s biggest economy.
The head of the EU’s bailout fund voiced confidence Wednesday that Greece would not require a new aid package in 2018 after its current international rescue programme runs out.
Britain’s economy grew by a better-than-expected 0.7 percent in the final three months of last year, official revised data showed Wednesday as the country prepares for Brexit.
South Africa’s Finance Minister Pravin Gordhan delivers the annual budget in parliament Wednesday as he battles to revive the economy and head off loyalists of the president who seek to oust him.
The French government on Tuesday ordered the slaughter of the last 600,000 ducks in a bird flu-hit southwest region at the forefront of the foie gras industry.
Two of the world’s top mining firms returned to profit with a bang on recovering iron ore and coal prices, higher output, cost cutting and asset sales, results showed Tuesday.
The eurozone economy grew at its fastest pace in six years in February, as all signs pointed to the recovery maintaining “strong momentum,” a closely watched surved showed Tuesday.
Legislators for financially strapped Rio de Janeiro state voted Monday to approve privatization of the public water utility despite a strike by workers and threats of protests.
South African retail firms Steinhoff International and Shoprite Holdings announced Monday they had scrapped plans to merge their local assets to form the continent’s biggest retailer.
European stock markets rose Monday, with gains in London capped by a sharp drop in the share price of Unilever following the collapse of a proposed mega-merger.
Germany will see growth pick up in the first quarter of 2017, powered by industry and consumer spending, the country’s central bank said Monday.