/Tag: Euro
12 10, 2014

Euro zone slowdown may postpone investment: Draghi

By | 2014-10-12T05:01:32+00:00 October 12th, 2014|Business|0 Comments

Draghi highlights the need for fiscal consolidation and structural reforms in the euro zone European Central Bank President Mario Draghi said that a slowdown in the euro zone's economic momentum could weigh further on the reluctance of companies and households to invest.  Growth in the euro zone economy ground to a [...]

8 10, 2014

OECD also concerned about euro zone outlook

By | 2014-10-08T17:17:46+00:00 October 8th, 2014|Business|0 Comments

The OECD today pointed to a weak outlook for growth in the euro zone, particularly in Germany, when its index of leading economic indicators pointed to stable growth elsewhere.  This latest signal of gloom for the euro zone came the day after the International Monetary Fund lowered its forecast for growth in [...]

5 10, 2014

Euro zone retail sales much stronger than expected

By | 2014-10-05T05:33:22+00:00 October 5th, 2014|Business|0 Comments

New figures show that retail sales in the euro zone rose 1.2% month-on-month in August Euro zone retail sales jumped much more than expected in August, data showed today, pointing to stronger demand from households that could help economic growth in the third quarter.  The European Union's statistics office Eurostat said [...]

1 10, 2014

Euro zone inflation falls to 0.3%

By | 2014-10-20T20:39:24+00:00 October 1st, 2014|Business|0 Comments

Inflation in the euro zone fell to 0.3% in September, new official EU data show, signalling that the European Central Bank may have to go even further to avert the threat of deflation. The EU's data agency Eurostat also reported that unemployment in the euro zone remained steady at 11.5% in [...]

19 09, 2014

€86.7m Euro Millions ticket bought in Ireland

By | 2014-09-19T23:31:30+00:00 September 19th, 2014|Headlines|0 Comments

The search has begun to locate the lucky person/syndicate who has won the Euro Millions jackpot of €86.7m in Ireland. The winning numbers were; 6, 8, 34, 38, and 48, the Lucky Stars were 3 and 9.  Who knows it could be you! RTÉ News - News Headlines

13 09, 2014

Ireland leads euro zone industrial output higher

By | 2014-09-13T23:29:01+00:00 September 13th, 2014|Business|0 Comments

Industrial output in the euro zone rose 1% in July, official data showed today, offering a rare glimmer of positive news to an economy struggling with stagnating growth and low inflation. The increase in factory output data was a turnaround from the previous month, when an unexpected 0.3% drop in industrial [...]

5 09, 2014

Euro zone economy stagnates in second quarter

By | 2014-09-05T09:57:20+00:00 September 5th, 2014|Business|0 Comments

The euro zone economy stagnated in the second quarter, official figures showed today, in line with the poor outlook which pushed the European Central Bank into radical action yesterday.  In a second estimate for growth in the 18-country currency zone, the Eurostat statistics body confirmed zero percent growth from the previous [...]

4 09, 2014

ECB cuts euro zone rates in surprise move

By | 2014-09-04T18:43:12+00:00 September 4th, 2014|Business|0 Comments

1 of 3 ECB President Mario Draghi announces more measures to help unblock lending in euro zone ECB policymakers make surprise interest rate cuts Euro drops against dollar after ECB rates decision The European Central Bank will start buying securitised loans and covered bonds next month to help unblock lending in [...]

29 08, 2014

Euro zone inflation drops to 0.3% in August

By | 2014-08-29T10:28:14+00:00 August 29th, 2014|Business|0 Comments

Euro zone prices have been locked below the 'danger zone' of 1% for the past ten months Euro zone inflation dropped as expected to a fresh five year low in August, data has shown, but it was not likely to force the European Central Bank into immediate policy intervention next week. [...]

14 08, 2014

Euro zone economy stagnates in second quarter

By | 2014-08-14T12:41:21+00:00 August 14th, 2014|Business|0 Comments

Thursday 14 August 2014 12.45 1 of 2 Euro zone economy fares worse than expected in second quarter European Commission says GDP report showed the importance of structural reforms Euro zone economic growth ground to a halt in the second quarter as Germany's economy shrank and France's stagnated.  The zero growth [...]