Bundesbank shifts stance to back pay rises

Central bank welcomes inflation-busting settlement

Osborne warns on hit from Russia sanctions

Chancellor says UK must be prepared for short-term hit to ensure security

Eurozone needs quantitative easing

The European Central Bank has to hit its inflation target

Europe must hit Russia’s finances

We should not exclude that regarding MH17 we are dealing with a first-order global economic shock

GDP set to push UK above pre-crisis peak

PMIs from China and Europe also released this week

ECB council set to end decade of silence

Central bank aims to improve communication of monetary policy

John Redwood

Investing against the grain

The long-term picture is weak but there may be gains to be made

Anger in Finland over Microsoft job cuts

Almost a quarter of Nokia workers in Finland face redundancy

Trade policy seen as unfit for 21st century

Report says countries often focus on protecting local industries

Spain ‘can cut taxes and tame deficit’

Budget minister says nation could be fastest growing EU economy

Stopping a repeat of Argentine debt war

Market insiders in moves to curtail power of holdouts

Why Europe urgently needs a capital union

The EU needs a modern financial system to fund jobs and growth

Recovery and growth pitches drive IPOs

Central bank leaders to set the tone

Important data releases will be made by China and the UK

Low rates change Germans’ housing habits

Property prices rise as more young people choose to buy

Draghi coaxes politicians to lead reforms

ECB president reportedly trying to ‘start a conversation’

EU vows to protect NHS in US trade talks

Healthcare systems to be excluded from transatlantic deal

The folly of central banks’ tightening

Euro states have not been rewarded by a more accommodating monetary policy

Worst threat to euro is a lack of trust

The argument between Italy and Germany asks a question at the heart of the currency’s future

IMF praises Spain’s handling of economy