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An upturn in the manufacturing industry gained traction in May while growth in services picked up again

Growth in Germany’s private sector accelerated in May to hit the highest level so far this year, a survey showed on Monday, suggesting Europe’s larges(...)

Opimistic December reading concludes a year of steady growth in the sector

German factory activity rose in December to its highest level in four months, a survey showed on Monday, suggesting manufacturers in Europe’s largest (...)

Spending on household goods increased by 8.4 per cent in May compared to the same month in 2014

Spending by consumers in Ireland rose by 4 per cent in May compared to the same month a year earlier but was down 0.3 per cent against April, accordin(...)

Business activity in France, the euro zone’s second-biggest economy, shrank at the fastest rate in four months while in Germany, the largest, the pace of growth slowed

Euro zone firms expanded at their slowest rate in six months in June while cutting the prices they charge, surveys showed, signalling business conditi(...)

In the manufacturing sector, the index fell to 48.5 from 49.3 in January

France’s service sector shrank the most in nine months in February, hinting that a nascent economic recovery remains fragile and the country is(...)