Volkswagen workers. While
,
 Germany, the Netherlands and Austria displayed the slowest rate of industrial production contraction across the euro zone, the figures also indicated a strong performance by so-called “peripheral” countries, a trend welcomed by analysts.

The downturn in manufacturing activity in the euro zone eased last month, according to official figures released yesterday, suggesting an unexpected(...)

BMW emblems next to the production line of the German car manufacturer’s plant in the Bavarian city of Dingolfing. Figures released today show eurozone factory output is rising with car sales in the EU increasing last month for the first time since September 2011. Photograph: Michaela Rehle/Reuters.

Euro-area services and factory output increased more than economists forecast in May, adding to signs the currency bloc will emerge from its record(...)

TODAYResults: Amtech Systems; Italcementi Indicators: European Retail Sales. (Mar); European Sentix Investor Confidence (May); German (...)

A survey by Germany's Ifo think-tank showed business morale dropped for a second month in April, fuelling concerns about the health of the euro(...)

Economic activity in the euro zone contracted again last month, prompting speculation that an interest rate cut may be on the cards at next week’s European Central Bank governing council meeting. Photograph: Reuters

Economic activity in the euro zone contracted again last month, prompting speculation that an interest rate cut may be on the (...)

A sharp drop in German business activity overshadowed an easing downturn in France in April, surveys showed today, raising concerns over a furt(...)

Growth in China's vast factory sector dipped in April as new export orders shrank, a preliminary survey of factory managers showed today, sugge(...)

Despite making up less than 7 per cent of Britain's gross domestic product, weak construction output was the main reason the economy contracted in three quarters last year.  Photograph: John Cogill/Bloomberg News

British construction output contracted in March for the third month in a row, a survey showedtoday, suggesting the sector will have weighed on (...)

Manufacturing across the euro zone fell deeper into decline in March with the Markit's euro zone Manufacturing PMI falling to 46.8 from 47.9 in February. Photograph:   David Jones/PA Wire.

Manufacturing across the euro zone fell deeper into decline in March, although the Cyprus bailout crisis has yet to take a toll on factory acti(...)

Aidan Punch, assistant director general of CSO and Michael Connolly, National Accounts Division of the CSO at Government Buildings. Photograph: Brenda Fitzsimons

Yesterday’s 2012 GDP figures from the CSO matched exactly with the expectations of the Government, which had built 0.9 per cen(...)

  • « First
  • Prev
  • 19
  • 20
  • 21
  • 22