January 8, 2013 In the European Union, unemployment rates are at their highest ever, as a returned recession, falling income levels and persistent debt concerns trouble the region's economy, as its latest statistics show.
September 6, 2012 Financial markets are watching the bank's steps closely as it tries to shore up the euro.
July 19, 2012 Government debt auctions have been turned on their head in a few places recently, with investors promising to pay interest rather than receiving it. We examine what it might mean.
May 16, 2012 The country will try again to form a government. Meanwhile, its president worries about million so euros being pulled out of Greek banks. And talk of a "Grexit" from the euro zone is increasing.
February 12, 2012 The Greek Parliament has approved a crucial austerity and debt-relief bill to keep the country out of bankruptcy and remain a part of the eurozone.
August 17, 2011 The Swiss franc has emerged as a safe haven currency for investors spooked by economic uncertainty in the U.S. and the European Union's eurozone. In the past year, the franc's value has soared — and now Swiss shoppers are going bargain-hunting in Europe's malls and shops.