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Eurozone business growth weakens

Economic activity in the eurozone fell less than expected in July, but was still at its lowest since the start of 2015. The Brexit effect was not as bad as economists had feared.

Economic activity in the eurozone fell less than expected in July, but was still at its lowest since the start of 2015. The Brexit effect was not as bad as economists had feared.

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EU warns Spain, Portugal over spending

EU finance ministers say Spain and Portugal have broken the bloc’s budget rules and have not done enough to reduce their deficits.

EU finance ministers say Spain and Portugal have broken the bloc’s budget rules and have not done enough to reduce their deficits.

Business

S&P cuts European Union's credit rating

Standard & Poor's has cut its long-term credit rating on the European Union to 'AA' from 'AA+' because of concerns about the unity of the bloc after Brexit.

Standard & Poor's has cut its long-term credit rating on the European Union to 'AA' from 'AA+' because of concerns about the unity of the bloc after Brexit.

Business

Draghi pushes eurozone reforms - again

The European Central Bank's Mario Draghi argues again reform is needed as well as low interest rates and money printing to get the eurozone's economy growing again.

The European Central Bank's Mario Draghi argues again reform is needed as well as low interest rates and money printing to get the eurozone's economy growing again.

Business

Brexit: conundrum for small businesses

With both sides in the British referendum on European Union membership trying to win over the many still undecided voters, small businesses have become a key battleground.

With both sides in the British referendum on European Union membership trying to win over the many still undecided voters, small businesses have become a key battleground.

Business

ECB says growth prospect slightly better, but still many risks

ECB President Mario Draghi said the prospects for eurozone economic growth are looking slightly better this year and it's the same story for inflation, but there are still many risks.

ECB President Mario Draghi said the prospects for eurozone economic growth are looking slightly better this year and it's the same story for inflation, but there are still many risks.

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Eurozone: inflation still negative and jobless rate unchanged

Deflation remains the trend in the eurozone with consumer prices down by 0.1 percent in May. The bloc's unemployment rate was unchanged at 10.2 percent in April. May jobless totals fell in Germany.

Deflation remains the trend in the eurozone with consumer prices down by 0.1 percent in May. The bloc's unemployment rate was unchanged at 10.2 percent in April. May jobless totals fell in Germany.

Business

Brexit vote: one month away the recession warnings keep coming

Exactly one month before the referendum on whether Britain stays in the European Union there have been more economic warnings from top government politicians.

Exactly one month before the referendum on whether Britain stays in the European Union there have been more economic warnings from top government politicians.