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      Brussels Briefing: IMF's Athens Hangover

      By Arthur Beesley in London Europe is transfixed these days by Brexit, terrorism, migrants and the populist advance....

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      The Italian labour market - not as bad as you may think

      Italy’s unemployment rate rose to 11.6 per cent in June. Although this is a marginal rise, it is worrying for a country...

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      Southeast Asia emerges as consumer powerhouse

      Kevin Martin, HSBC Don’t underestimate the Asean consumer. Yes, there are only about half as many of them as there are...

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      England expects its footballers to be plucky losers

      The Beatles released Revolver, the BBC began broadcasting in colour, Harold Wilson won a landslide for the Labour party...

    3. Fast FT

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      Eurozone GDP growth halves in Q2: analysts react

      Growth in the eurozone fell to 0.3 per cent in the three months to the end of June, falling back from an impressive...

    4. Fast FT

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      Eurozone inflation hits eight-month high at 0.2%

      Inflation in the eurozone reached 0.2 per cent in July, rising to its highest level since the end of 2015. The flash...

    5. Fast FT

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      Eurozone unemployment holds at five-year low

      Eurozone unemployment held steady at a five-year low of 10.1 per cent in June. Unemployment in the single currency area...

    6. Fast FT

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      Eurozone economic growth cools to 0.3%

      The eurozone economy cooled in the second quarter, as the overall growth rate was dragged down by stagnation in France....

    7. Fast FT

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      German consumer spending rises in June

      German consumer spending held steady last month, in a further sign economic activity in Europe’s largest economy was...

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      Deutsche Bank: problems of scale

      It was the defining bet of Anshu Jain’s reign at Deutsche Bank. In 2014, as most European banks were retrenching in the...

    9. Fast FT

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      France's BPCE to buy fintech Fidor Bank

      The old and new worlds of banking came together on Thursday as Fidor Bank, the German online bank, said it had agreed...

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      Why today’s politics do not mirror those of the 1930s

      The wave of populism in the western world which has given us Brexit, and may carry Donald Trump and Marine Le Pen to...

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      Merkel vows to keep door open to refugees despite attacks

      Angela Merkel has refused to budge on her refugee policy despite Islamist terror attacks in Würzburg and Ansbach that...

    12. Fast FT

      July 28, 2016

      UK banks face £68bn capital shortfall after Brexit - Moody's

      Britain’s banking system will be left with a £68bn capital shortfall if the UK economy enters a substantial recession...

    13. Fast FT

      July 28, 2016

      German inflation climbs to 6-month high

      German consumer inflation rose to a forecast-topping six-month high in July. Consumer prices rose 0.4 per cent...

    14. FT Photo Diary

      July 28, 2016

      All eyes on Merkel

      German Chancellor Angela Merkel arrives for a news conference in Berlin, Germany ...

    15. Fast FT

      July 28, 2016

      CalSTRS seeks disclosure of evidence from VW US

      The California State Teachers’ Retirement System has served a subpoena on Volkswagen as it seeks to recover losses...

    16. Fast FT

      July 28, 2016

      Eurozone confidence rises despite UK's Brexit vote

      That’s a turn up for the books. Economic and business confidence in the eurozone has unexpectedly risen after Britain...

    17. Fast FT

      July 28, 2016

      German unemployment remains at record lows

      Germany continued to enjoy record low levels of unemployment last month, as Europe’s largest economy reported an...

    18. Fast FT

      July 28, 2016

      Renault profits driven higher by strong demand

      Profits at Renault climbed 8 per cent in the first half of the year, driven by strong demand across Europe and rising...

    19. July 28, 2016

      Nord Stream 2 pipeline risks delays due to Polish hurdle

      The consortium of European companies behind Nord Stream 2, the $11bn gas pipeline planned to run between Russia and...

    20. FT Photo Diary

      July 27, 2016

      Factory fire in Wittenberge

      Thick smoke spreads over a burning Styrofoam site while firefighters attempt to put it out in Wittenberge, Germany....

    21. July 27, 2016

      German rightwing leader warns EU to reform or disintegrate

      The EU has five years to carry out radical reform and return power to national governments or face disintegration, says...

    22. Fast FT

      July 27, 2016

      VW car deliveries boosted by China

      Volkswagen’s core passenger car brand delivered 2.93m cars worldwide in the first half of 2016, nearly matching the...

    23. July 26, 2016

      Merkel critics turn on refugee policy as Germans confront terror

      As Germany struggles to come to terms with the unprecedented wave of terror attacks that have hit the country in the...

    24. July 26, 2016

      Parsifal, Bayreuth Festival, Germany — ‘A washout’

      The barricades began at the bottom of Bayreuth’s iconic Green Hill. Hundreds of uniformed police stood by, some of them...

    25. July 26, 2016

      Lone wolf attacks raise the tempo of terror in Europe

      Another day, another attack. Europe is reeling from a spate of deadly assaults — by gun, axe, knife, machete and truck...

    26. July 26, 2016

      The epidemic of violence spreads to Germany

      Four attacks that killed 10 Germans and injured dozens in the space of a week demonstrate that Germany is no safer than...

    27. Fast FT

      July 26, 2016

      Eurozone rescue fund sells negative yielding 8-year bond

      Another notch for the negative yield club. The eurozone’s single largest creditor has sold an eight-year bond at an...

    28. FT Data

      July 26, 2016

      Datawatch: 'staycations'

      The majority of EU population plans to spend the 2016 holidays at home, the largest proportion being Greeks. Foreign...

    29. Brussels Blog

      July 26, 2016

      Brussels Briefing: Political Terror

      After the horror comes the soul searching. And, with unseemly speed, so too comes the politics. The revelations that...

    30. Fast FT

      July 26, 2016

      Fast Europe Open: Germany on edge

      A Syrian refugee who blew himself up on Sunday night in Germany, in the country’s first jihadi suicide bombing, had...

    31. July 25, 2016

      Commerzbank warns of decline in capital position

      Commerzbank warned on Monday night that its capital position had weakened in the second quarter as the result of a...

    32. Fast FT

      July 25, 2016

      At least 15 dead in Japan knife attack

      At least 15 people were killed early on Tuesday in Japan when a man went on a knife rampage at a facility for the...

    33. July 25, 2016

      Europe offers models for Northern Ireland border

      At first glance, there is little is common between Büsingen, a small town on the Rhine, and Belfast. But the German...

    34. July 25, 2016

      German suicide bomber pledged allegiance to Isis

      The Syrian refugee who blew himself up on Sunday night in the country’s first jihadi suicide bombing had pledged his...

    35. July 25, 2016

      So far, Germany is reacting to the attacks with calm

      At least one group in Germany did not seem relieved when Friday’s deadly shooting in Munich turned out to be the work...

    36. Fast FT

      July 25, 2016

      Goldman: Italy's bank saga - not such a big deal

      It’s stress test week for European banks and six years on from the continent’s banking crisis, investors will be...

    37. Fast FT

      July 25, 2016

      Why eurozone QE is working - ECB

      Inflation is still proving elusive in the eurozone 16 months after the European Central Bank launched its unprecedented...

    38. Brussels Blog

      July 25, 2016

      Brussels briefing: An anxious summer

      The offices have cleared, the traffic is calm, the sun is (supposed) to be out. Brussels is tranquil. But it belies a...

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