The European Central Bank has kept borrowing costs at record low levels despite German criticism of the stimulus moves.
This edition of The Real Economy turns the spotlight on the hotly debated issue of deepening Europe’s Economic and Monetary Union (EMU). What does it
The EU's statistics agency has revealed that eurozone inflation has been flat in the year up to March.
The Panama Papers leaks had implications for politicians across Europe – from those whose names came up in the dossiers, to those who had already
This week, Real Economy is looking at the world of microfinance in a European market that tends to be dominated by traditional banks. We take a look
Eurozone inflation stayed in negative territory but core figures, which strip out volatile food and energy prices, gained traction.
Rating agency Standard & Poor's has cut its forecasts for eurozone economic growth and inflation because of a recent "nosedive" in financial conditions.
Lending growth to eurozone companies and households rose at its fastest rate since late 2011 in February, but the economic recovery remains sluggish and uneven.
It has been confirmed that eurozone inflation slipped back into negative territory in February, down 0.2 percent year-on-year.
This week UTalk question comes from Viktor in Budapest: “How can I apply for EU funding grants? What conditions do I need to meet?” Providing the
European shares enjoyed only a brief bounce on Thursday before investors focused on Mario Draghi's statement that interest rates will only be cut again in the most extreme of circumstances.
The European Central Bank is desperately keen to avoid deflation which economists say has a negative effect on growth.
More signs have emerged of a eurozone slowdown as the latest surveys of the region's businesses indicate they had their worst month in over a year.
Prices in the eurozone slipped in February. Headline inflation fell to -0.2 percent low oil prices, a further worry for the European Central Bank on deflation.
Severe belt-tightening may have helped Europe's public finances, but restoring growth will need more than savage structural reforms which, in one case of bust to boom, have not even been needed.
This week on UTalk, a question from James in London: What are the benefits of the so-called sharing economy for consumers? Guillermo Beltrà, Head of
Even as stock market indexes slid further, French and German finance chiefs meeting in Paris warned against over-reacting to signs of economic weakness.
In this edition of Real Economy we look at the priority in Europe to connect the digital single market for both consumers and businesses. We know one
The private sector began 2016 on a slightly weak note in Europe with little sign of inflation picking up
This week UTalk fields a question from Maya in Brussels who asks: “To fight against precarity and social inequality, some suggest the creation of a
Will 2016 be a year of economic reckoning for the EU? - Europe’s economy faces a lot of wild cards in 2016. Among them, how much will terrorism and
High street heaven for shoppers as stores offer clothing bargains after warm autumn, but fears about terror take the fun out of bargain-hunting in France
‘Tis the season for reflection, so Real Economy host Maithreyi Seetharaman has returned to Brussels to sit down with European Commission Vice
This week on UTalk, we answer a question from Claire in Brussels: “We currently hear more and more about the circular economy whose objective is to
The European Central Bank has announced fresh stimulus measures in a bid to boost inflation and the eurozone’s recovery. The ECB is to extend its
The European Central Bank has begun taking stimulus measures in a bid to boost inflation and the eurozone’s recovery. Ahead of a news conference to