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      Germany suspends minimum wage for foreign truck drivers

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      Sticking with shares as Draghi finally delivers

      Stock markets like quantitative easing. Rumours of more money to come powered markets up in December and into January. Mario...

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    3. FT Alphaville

      January 30, 2015

      FirstFT (the new 6am Cut)

      You can sign up to receive the email here. Asian markets were buoyed by a late rally on Wall Street, which came after upbeat...

    4. January 29, 2015

      Eurozone QE weighs on German bond yields

      It is scary facts time. The German 30-year bond has returned 43 per cent in the past year, with the yield dropping below 1...

    5. January 29, 2015

      EU reforms to break up big banks at risk

      Reforms to break up Europe’s big banks are on course to be weakened by pressure from France and Britain for maximum national...

    6. January 29, 2015

      Oil’s fall pushes Germany into deflation

      Germany has become the latest eurozone member state to slump into deflation, with the first fall in prices since the autumn...

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      January 29, 2015

      Smart Reads 29 January 2015

      Greece is shaping up as a potential ally of Russia after its new leftwing prime minister rattled Europe’s defence and...

    8. January 29, 2015

      The stand-off that may sink the euro

      The euro has become the prisoner of a playground game of “you-go-first”. Everyone — almost — knows what needs to be done,...

    9. The World

      January 29, 2015

      What if Europe's problem isn't a lack of liquidity?

      Since the onset of the global financial crisis, the European Central Bank has been desperate to funnel cash into the...

    10. January 28, 2015

      Pegida rocked as nearly half of controlling committee resigns

      The future of Pegida, Germany’s Dresden-based anti-Islamisation movement, was thrown into confusion on Wednesday after five...

    11. January 28, 2015

      Greek worries push up peripheral borrowing costs

      Government bonds in Italy, Spain and Portugal gave up some of their gains on Wednesday as a sell-off in Greek markets...

    12. January 28, 2015

      How UK’s Network Rail measures against its European peers

      UK travellers arriving back from swift, efficient rail journeys across France or Germany often groan about the delays and...

    13. January 28, 2015

      German fear of tribunals threatens EU-US trade deal

      The red-brick neo-Gothic villas on Hamburg’s waterfront are a vivid reminder of the prosperity that maritime trade has...

    14. January 28, 2015

      Airbus chief vows to shake up management after A400M problems

      Tom Enders, chief executive of Airbus, is preparing to shake up management at the aerospace group’s defence division as a...

    15. January 27, 2015

      Preserve competition in the UK mobile market

      Britain’s mobile business is going through a frenzy of speed dating. In the past month, the UK’s traditional fixed-line...

    16. January 27, 2015

      Lamppost shines a light on smart cities

      As Christchurch in New Zealand is rebuilt after the 2011 earthquake, it is seizing an opportunity: to install sensors that...

    17. January 27, 2015

      Germany should recall its time in Europe’s sick bay

      Not all Germans believe in God,” said Jacques Delors, former European Commission president, “but they all believe in the...

    18. January 26, 2015

      Europe cannot agree to write off Greece’s debt

      Syriza have won the Greek election. But, perhaps just as startling, the “far left” party is making considerable headway in...

    19. January 26, 2015

      Jean-Pierre Mustier quits banking for private debt fund Tikehau

      The former investment banking boss of UniCredit and Société Générale has become the latest to quit the industry for the...

    20. January 26, 2015

      Eurozone leaders reject Greek debt relief demands

      Eurozone leaders gave short shrift to the debt-relief demands of Greece’s far-left Syriza government on Monday even as they...

    21. The World

      January 24, 2015

      Real world intrudes on Davos

      Holding the World Economic Forum in a ski resort in the Alps sounds like an eccentric decision. In fact, the choice of Davos...

    22. January 23, 2015

      German public resists debt cut for Greece

      Konstantin Gergianakis, a German software executive of Greek origin who describes his politics as “left-leaning”, is...

    23. January 23, 2015

      ECB action sends euro to lowest for 11 years

      The euro tumbled the most in more than three years on Friday, hitting 11-year lows as fresh evidence emerged of Germany’s...

    24. January 22, 2015

      Critics fear ECB quantitative easing will lead to crisis

      Germany has spearheaded resistance to a Mario Draghi bond-buying plan that its citizens fear will set the stage for a bigger...

    25. January 22, 2015

      Europe needs a political union if the euro is to flourish

      Was it more than investors might have hoped for? Definitely. Has Mario Draghi shown he is willing to ignore political...

    26. FT Photo Diary

      January 22, 2015

      Tennis fans hunt for autographs

      Benjamin Becker of Germany signs autographs after defeating Lleyton Hewitt of Australia in their second round singles match...

    27. FT Alphaville

      January 22, 2015

      European sovereign debt hypocrisy

      Speaking at Davos this morning, Angela Merkel and Alexander Stubb argued that European creditors should not be held...

    28. January 22, 2015

      France seeks to revive European financial transactions tax

      France tried to revive Europe’s floundering financial transaction tax initiative on Thursday, urging 11 eurozone countries...

    29. January 22, 2015

      Draghi’s bold promise to do what it takes for as long as it takes

      Pity Mario Draghi, president of the European Central Bank. He is seeking to lead the eurozone to monetary water....

    30. January 22, 2015

      Amazon turns its back on German pay disputes with Polish hirings

      Amazon, the world’s largest online retailer, is also taking advantage of Poland’s competitive labour costs as it continues...

    31. January 22, 2015

      Merkel refrains from criticising ECB but presses need for reform

      Germany’s most senior politicians refrained from criticising the European Central Bank on Thursday over its decision to...

    32. FT Data

      January 22, 2015

      The tribes of Davos

      By David Blood and Aleksandra Wisniewska More than 2,500 people are attending the World Economic Forum in Davos this week,...

    33. January 22, 2015

      ECB holds rates ahead of QE announcement

      The European Central Bank left interest rates unchanged on Thursday, ahead of a landmark announcement on quantitative easing...

    34. January 22, 2015

      Tensions build ahead of ECB launch of QE

      Months of increasingly heated debate over the eurozone’s latest attempt to extricate itself from deflation and weak growth...

    35. FT Alphaville

      January 22, 2015

      ECB QE guesswork, cut out and keep edition

      Guesswork from Deutsche (click to enlarge): Updated with a damn fine chart from Credit Agricole: And from BofAML on the size...

    36. January 21, 2015

      Axel Weber questions euro’s future without reforms

      The former head of the Bundesbank has cast doubt on the future viability of the euro if countries do not follow Germany in...

    37. January 21, 2015

      German populist leader quits after Hitler pose emerges

      Pegida, the fast-growing German anti-Islamisation movement, was thrown into disarray on Wednesday when its leader quit after...

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      January 21, 2015

      The political consequences of poor economics

      Bad policies breed even worse ones. The disillusionment of voters provides the link. Disappointment with the economy is...

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