Gross Domestic Product (GDP)
Greece's battered economy grew between April and June - but only by 0.2 percent from the first three months of the year and it shrank by 0.9 percent from the same period last year.
The eurozone's economic growth slowed between April and June. It was 0.3 percent quarter-on-quarter, half of the 0.6 percent growth recorded in the first three months of 2016.
Brazil's economy shrank for the fifth straight quarter between January and March. Agriculture, industry and services all declined amid a political crisis and sweeping bribery scandal.
Saudi Arabia has unveiled an economic reform plan including selling part of its state energy giant Saudi Aramco and using the cash raised for a massive global investment fund.
Greece's economy performed slightly better than previously thought in Q4 of 2015. Revised figures show GDP actually expanded, but only by 0.1 percent from the previous quarter.
The week after the ECB extended its stimulus programme and cut a key bank rate for the eurozone, data from the European Union’s Statistics Agency
Russian sanctions against Turkey could have substantial impact “if they persist over the next year and are fully applied”. So says a report by the
Greece’s economy returned to growth in the second quarter despite the political turmoil. The country’s gross domestic product expanded 0.8 percent
The leaders of 26 African nations have been laying the groundwork for an African Free Trade Union in the resort of Sharm El-Sheikh in Egypt. Behind
Russia’s economy has contracted by around two percent in the first quarter but Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev says the economic situation is