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Commission tells Germany to boost public investment

The European Commission says Germany’s sound public finances mean it could put more money into public investment to boost growth.

The European Commission says Germany’s sound public finances mean it could put more money into public investment to boost growth.

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Making Europe's budget work for Europe's growth plans

European commissioner for regional affairs explains how a large chunk of the EU budget that is used for grant funding in EU member states can be used with investment plan funds toward creating growth

European commissioner for regional affairs explains how a large chunk of the EU budget that is used for grant funding in EU member states can be used with investment plan funds toward creating growth

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EU casts doubt on British growth prospects amid Brexit uncertainty

An official EU forecast published on Monday said that Britain’s economic growth will slow over the next two years amid uncertainty that surrounds the country’s future relationship with the…

An official EU forecast published on Monday said that Britain’s economic growth will slow over the next two years amid uncertainty that surrounds the country’s future relationship with the…

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UK High Court dismisses EEA Brexit legal challenge

The UK High Court dismissed a Brexit legal challenge to force parliament to specify if leaving the EU also means leaving the European Economic Area

The UK High Court dismissed a Brexit legal challenge to force parliament to specify if leaving the EU also means leaving the European Economic Area

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Is Europe in the mood to invest in itself?

This edition of Real Economy, from the European Investment Bank in Luxembourg, looks at the kind of investments Europe needs.

This edition of Real Economy, from the European Investment Bank in Luxembourg, looks at the kind of investments Europe needs.

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Can we fill the Investment Gap?

Werner Hoyer discusses his views on Europe’s strategy to address a massive investment gap and whether there is incentive for private sector banks to start lending to businesses…

Werner Hoyer discusses his views on Europe’s strategy to address a massive investment gap and whether there is incentive for private sector banks to start lending to businesses…

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Eurozone industrial output surprisingly strong in November

Just released statistics show industrial output in the eurozone rose by more than expected in November, pointing to an economic spurt in the region.

Just released statistics show industrial output in the eurozone rose by more than expected in November, pointing to an economic spurt in the region.

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New year, new highs

Business Line looks at the great expectations for 2017 with the eurozone economy maybe showing some signs of recovery after years of malaise.

Business Line looks at the great expectations for 2017 with the eurozone economy maybe showing some signs of recovery after years of malaise.

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Eurozone unemployment unchanged in November

Unemployment in the eurozone was unchanged in November at 9.8 percent with big disparities across the region and youth unemployment trended up.

Unemployment in the eurozone was unchanged in November at 9.8 percent with big disparities across the region and youth unemployment trended up.

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Eurozone inflation heads up

Eurozone consumer prices rose more than expected in December, up 1.1 percent year-on-year but core inflation rose only slightly.

Eurozone consumer prices rose more than expected in December, up 1.1 percent year-on-year but core inflation rose only slightly.

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Eurozone business booming

Eurozone businesses ended 2016 by ramping up activity at the fastest pace for five-and-a-half years.

Eurozone businesses ended 2016 by ramping up activity at the fastest pace for five-and-a-half years.

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Eurozone inflation continues to rise

The eurozone has added another 0.1% of inflation to its year-on-year figures for the third month in a row.

The eurozone has added another 0.1% of inflation to its year-on-year figures for the third month in a row.

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Greece hopes for debt relief as EU reviews bailout reforms

Visiting Athens, the European Union’s Commissioner for Economic Affairs has reported ‘good progress’ as he reviews Greece’s efforts to implement labour and pension reforms required as part of its inte

Visiting Athens, the European Union’s Commissioner for Economic Affairs has reported ‘good progress’ as he reviews Greece’s efforts to implement labour and pension reforms required as part of its inte

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Draghi sees green shots of recovery across eurozone

The eurozone is recovering at a “moderate to steady pace and unemployment is falling” according to the European Central Bank’s president.

The eurozone is recovering at a “moderate to steady pace and unemployment is falling” according to the European Central Bank’s president.

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Cost of Refugees: humanity vs economy

Real Economy’s anchor, Maithreyi Seetharaman spoke to @ian_goldin, Author of The Age of Discovery about the economic impact of refugees.

Real Economy’s anchor, Maithreyi Seetharaman spoke to @ian_goldin, Author of The Age of Discovery about the economic impact of refugees.

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Economic and social responsibilities of refugees

What can refugees do to address the fears of many Europeans that they will be an economic and social burden to Europe.

What can refugees do to address the fears of many Europeans that they will be an economic and social burden to Europe.

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Eurozone business activity improves in October

Business activity in the eurozone expanded in October at the fastest pace so far this year with Germany again the star.

Business activity in the eurozone expanded in October at the fastest pace so far this year with Germany again the star.

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European Central Bank leaves stimulus measures unchanged

European Central Bank policymakers have kept interest rates and their bond buying programme unchanged, setting the stage for more easing in December.

European Central Bank policymakers have kept interest rates and their bond buying programme unchanged, setting the stage for more easing in December.