Greece chasing a clean break
As Greece moves into the last stages of its bailout programme, the nation hopes to regain control of its monetary policy. However, its creditors will expect to retain some influence over the direction of the nation’s economy
Romania confirmed as EU’s fastest growing economy
Romania has posted a growth rate of 5.7 percent for the second quarter of 2017, surpassing analyst forecasts
UK seeks temporary customs deal to dodge Brexit cliff edge
In the first of a series of papers outlining its aims in the ongoing Brexit negotiations, the UK government has said it will pursue a tariff-free trade transition period
OECD: economic growth decelerates across developed countries
The OECD has reported dampened growth during the first quarter of 2017, but the global outlook remains broadly positive
Eurozone trade surplus reaches record high as Europe shows signs of economic recovery
March witnessed the eurozone’s trade surplus reach €30.9bn, its highest point since the single currency was launched in 1999
Turkey’s war of words is mere puff – stability will supersede pride before real damage is done
Neither Turkey nor the EU will allow the diplomatic standoff to damage an important economic relationship
European growth forecast cautiously optimistic despite uncertainty
For the first time since 2008, all 28 member-states are expected to grow throughout the three-year forecasting period despite political uncertainty
New Silicon Roundabout development to bolster London’s tech scene as Brexit unfolds
A new London property development could boost the capital’s technology scene, amid fears over the impact of Brexit
IMF criticised over handling of 2010 eurozone debt crisis
The IMF’s watchdog has accused the fund of allowing itself to be subjected to “political pressure” in its management of the 2010 debt crisis
Brexit, one month on
The post-Brexit environment in the UK has been marked by political strife and severe economic malaise. The vague suggestion of future free-trade deals offers a glimmer of hope, but will it be enough to turn the tide?
Davos: same old, same old?
January marked the annual meeting of the world’s most powerful business elite in Davos for the World Economic Forum. We look at what changes will be made
Recovery and growth are all about productivity
Europe and the United States since the global financial crisis: How do they stand regarding the remaining gaps in employment and income?
Serious organised crime may account for half of Russia’s economy
World Finance speaks with Svetlana Stephenson, author of Gangs of Russia: From the Streets to the Corridors of Power, on organised crime in Russia – and why gangsters there are so hard to spot
Spain cracks down on Russian organised crime
Investigators in Spain have been at the forefront of the fight against Russian organised crime, warning fellow NATO members of the dangers posed by “state-sanctioned syndicates”
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