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    1. December 12, 2013

      Eurozone industrial production drop raises outlook concerns

      Industrial output in the eurozone fell sharply in October, raising concerns that the currency bloc’s weak performance in the...

    2. March 21, 2013

      Sharp declines for Swedish lenders

      European markets swung into negative territory on Thursday as key eurozone manufacturing data for March triggered fresh...

    1. November 22, 2012

      Euro shrugs off weak economic data

      The euro shrugged off poor eurozone data on Thursday and pushed upwards to hit a three-week high as appetite for risk...

    2. May 17, 2012

      Talking point: where next with Greek polls?

      With concerns about a Greek exit from the eurozone dominating market action, the inability of the country’s politicians to...

    3. FT Alphaville

      February 23, 2012

      Hope for German growth lifts sentiment

      Global stocks edged up to record their first gains in the wake of Greece’s bail-out deal while the euro jumped to its...

    4. January 23, 2012

      Spain teeters on the edge of recession

      Spain’s economy shrank by 0.3 per cent in the final quarter of last year compared with the previous three months, after...

    5. September 29, 2011

      Sharp fall in eurozone confidence

      A closely-watched indicator of business and consumer confidence in the eurozone slumped for a seventh consecutive month in...

    6. July 21, 2011

      Euro rallies on speculation of Greek debt deal

      The euro advanced after enduring a volatile session on speculation that EU leaders had struck a deal over Greek debt....

    7. July 5, 2011

      Sweden raises rates for seventh time in a year

      Sweden’s central bank has raised interest rates for the seventh time in a year as the Scandinavian country continues to...

    8. June 24, 2011

      Banks keep Europe’s bourses down for eighth week

      European shares extended their run of weekly losses to eight this week as the sell-off in the financial sector accelerated...

    9. June 21, 2011

      Lisbon sees ‘catastrophe’ in bail-out deviation

      Portugal’s new government has taken office warning that any deviation from the country’s tough €78bn bail-out programme...

    10. May 9, 2011

      European banks hit by Greek debt woes

      Fears that Greece’s sovereign debt woes would require a bigger bail-out hit banking stocks, pushing European equities lower...

    11. April 15, 2011

      Investors seek out havens of gold and bonds

      Fears of sovereign debt default, uncertainty about central bank policy and disappointing corporate earnings chipped away at...

    12. April 15, 2011

      Greek banks plan to cut ECB reliance

      Greek banks have presented plans to reduce their dependence on funding from the European Central Bank in another signal that...

    13. January 27, 2011

      Eurozone confidence stalls unexpectedly

      A closely watched survey of economic confidence in the eurozone unexpectedly stalled in January, weighed down by gloomy...

    14. January 12, 2011

      Portuguese bond sale boosts confidence

      A well-received auction of Portuguese government debt underpinned a more confident mood in the markets that saw US and...

    15. December 10, 2010

      Recovery ‘on track’, says Trichet

      Jean-Claude Trichet, president of the European Central Bank, has reiterated his call for eurozone governments to adhere...

    16. December 8, 2010

      Cowen to lead party into 2011 elections

      Brian Cowen, Ireland’s embattled prime minister, said on Wednesday he would lead his Fianna Fáil party into the general...

    17. November 24, 2010

      Recovery hopes trigger rebound in sentiment

      The euro bounced off a two-month low against the dollar and global equities rallied sharply as geopolitical concerns faded...

    18. November 22, 2010

      Events in Ireland may only give temporary relief

      Ireland’s formal request for financial support may have prompted a further drop in Irish bond yields, but the country still...

    19. October 13, 2010

      Oilfield services buoyed by lifting of ban

      Oilfield services stocks pulled European equities to a four-week high as the ban on deepwater drilling in the Gulf of Mexico...

    20. FT Alphaville

      September 7, 2010

      Eurozone fears send investors to havens

      Investor worries over the eurozone have deepened, hitting the markets of the single currency’s weaker economies and...

    21. September 7, 2010

      Portugal suffers as lending costs soar

      Tensions in the eurozone have increased as government borrowing costs of the weaker countries soared against Germany, the...

    22. September 7, 2010

      Eurozone fears send investors to havens

      Investor worries over the eurozone have deepened, hitting the markets of the single currency’s weaker economies and sparking...

    23. August 12, 2010

      Investors remain cautious despite calmer tone

      A calmer tone prevailed in the markets following the previous session’s sharp price swings, although the underlying mood...

    24. July 22, 2010

      Buoyant data see euro back in favour

      Robust eurozone activity data lifted the euro on Thursday, easing concerns over the economic recovery in the region....

    25. June 3, 2010

      Spanish banks suffer as funding fears persist

      Volatility on global equity markets continued yesterday, though a run-up on Wall Street and some relief for the euro led to...

    26. June 2, 2010

      Overview: Spanish banks suffer as funding fears persist

      Volatility on global equity markets continued on Wednesday, though a run-up on Wall Street and some relief for the euro led...

    27. May 5, 2010

      Greece doubts fuel nerves over sovereign debts

      A fresh wave of nervousness swept across global markets yesterday and knocked the euro back sharply as sovereign risk...

    28. May 4, 2010

      Greece doubts fuel nerves over sovereign debts

      A fresh wave of nervousness swept across global markets on Tuesday and knocked the euro back sharply as sovereign risk...

    29. April 28, 2010

      Turbulent session leaves FTSE at 2-month low

      London’s equities market endured a hugely volatile session on Wednesday, with sentiment closely controlled by the twists and...

    30. April 15, 2010

      Eurozone industrial output beats forecasts

      Industrial production in the eurozone rose faster than expected in February, boosting hopes that economic recovery is...

    31. April 14, 2010

      Eurozone industrial output beats forecasts

      Industrial production in the eurozone rose faster than expected in February, boosting hopes that economic recovery is...

    32. April 14, 2010

      Won feels chill as renminbi talk cools

      Asian currencies lost ground yesterday after China cooled speculation about an imminent revaluation of the renminbi.State...

    33. April 13, 2010

      Won feels chill as renminbi talk cools

      Asian currencies lost ground on Tuesday after China cooled speculation about an imminent revaluation of the renminbi.State...

    34. March 13, 2010

      Industry growth spurt points to robust recovery

      Industrial production in the eurozone grew at its fastest monthly rate for more than 20 years in January, amid signs of a...

    35. March 3, 2010

      Greek yields fall on deficit plans

      Greek sovereign debt jumped on Wednesday after the country announced an additional €4.8bn ($6.5bn) in cuts to its deficit....

    36. March 2, 2010

      Sweden falls back into recession in fourth quarter

      Sweden slipped back into recession in the fourth quarter of last year.The news fuelled concern over the durability of...

    37. February 4, 2010

      Caution reigns as investors eye eurozone risks

      Risk appetite wilted yesterday as disappointing economic and corporate newsflow and fresh uncertainty about sovereign risk...

    38. February 3, 2010

      Caution reigns as investors eye eurozone risk

      Risk appetite wilted on Wednesday as disappointing economic and corporate newsflow and fresh uncertainty about sovereign...

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