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IMF to Germany: spend more!
The International Monetary Fund urges the German government to stop giving balancing the budget a higher priority than investment.
Greek economy back in recession
Greece's economy slipped back into recession in the first three months of 2017 amid delays in approving its latest bailout loan.
Italian economy sluggish for 2016 but showing signs of improving
Italy's economy grew by just 0.2 percent in the fourth quarter of 2016 and 1.0 percent year-on-year national statistics institute ISTAT says.
German economy and budget surplus soar, but Merkel shuns new debt
Germany's economy grew 1.9 percent last year boosting the budget surplus hugely, but Chancellor Merkel says the country won't take on any new debt.
Samsung: the scandal threatening South Korea's behemoth
How did a economic giant that accounts for a fifth of South Korea's GDP get into the position where its top boss was arrested accused of corruption?
Japan's economic growth overshadowed by Trump protectionism fears
Japan's economy continues to grow thanks to exports, but spending by consumers is weak and there are fears about US protectionist policies.
Soybean slowdown: weaker exports hit US economic growth
US economic growth in the final three months of 2016 was much weaker than the previous quarter due to lower exports - particularly soybeans.
US Q3 GDP growth beats estimates
Better than expected GDP and Income data from US suggest Federal Reserve will raise interest rates in December.
Eurozone growth solid despite Brexit vote, Trump election overshadows outlook
The eurozone's economy grew steadily in the three months after the Brexit vote, up by 0.3 percent, but German expansion was weaker than expected.
China's economic growth stable at 6.7% in third quarter
China's economy is stabilising the Q3 stats show though growth is increasingly dependent on higher government spending and a red-hot property market.
Greek economy still struggling despite mild Q2 expansion
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.
Eurozone GDP growth slows in Q2, French economy stalls
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.
Spain's economy minister raises GDP growth forecast for 2016
Spain's economy is expected to grow this year by 2.9 percent according to acting Economy Minister Luis de Guindos.
French economic growth 0.2% in Q2
France's economy grew by 0.2 percent between April and June from the previous three months according to the latest estimate from the country's central bank.
Continued cooling for China's economy forecast
The latest survey of economic analysts predicts Chinese GDP growth of 6.6 percent from April to June, down from 6.7 percent in the first three months of the year.
Eurozone GDP growth revised upwards for Q1
It seems the eurozone's economic growth was slightly better than previously thought in the first three months of this year, but still nothing to shout about.
Brazil: boom to bust story continues as GDP shrinks again
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 responds to low oil prices with economic reform plan
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.
Debt drags Chinese economy on
Latest figures from China’s National Bureau of Statistics are causing some economists to wonder if the worst is over in the contraction in the
Revised figures show Greek economy shrank 0.3 percent last year but expanded in Q4
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.
UK GDP growth for 2015 slows to weakest in nearly three years
Britain's economy saw the annual pace of growth in 2015 slow to its weakest in nearly three years. GDP grew by 2.2 percent.
China posts weakest growth figures in 25 years
China has experienced its weakest growth in 25 years. It’s economy grew last year by just 6.9% compared with 7.3% in 2014. The year-on-year growth
Eurozone growth confirmed at 0.3% in third 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 'could hit Turkey's GDP by up to 0.7%'
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
Greek economy defies expectations
Despite the debt and political crisis in Greece the country’s economy is defying expectations The government may be in crisis with new elections on
US growth revised upwards
Latest figures from the Commerce Department the US economy growing faster than previously thought. Despite the the jitters over China this week and