Europe’s economy

Heading for default

Turkey will set off the next emerging-market crisis

  • What's behind the car-loan bubble

Macron marches on to Berlin

Emmanuel Macron claimed an emphatic victory over his far-right rival, yet Marine Le Pen remains waiting in the wings.

Chart of the week: light at the end of the tunnel for Greece?

Greece has just agreed a further package of pension, tax and labour market reforms with its creditors, opening the way for discussions about debt relief – a crucial precondition for a sustainable economic recovery.

What Macron’s victory means for markets

France has chosen Emmanuel Macron as its next president. But we’re unlikely to see much of a relief rally in the markets. John Stepek explains why.

Eastern Europe gains strength

The economies of Eastern Europe are beginning to motor, with Poland doing especially well.

Macron rally not over yet

Emmanuel Macron is on a roll, says Matthew Partride, who looks at the best way to place your bets.

Stocks surge as Macron takes the lead

When it became clear that Emmanuel Macron had narrowly prevailed over Marine Le Pen in the first round of the presidential election, markets surged.

Will Macron see off the populist threat?

Emmanuel Macron beat Marine Le Pen in the first round of the French presidential election. But can he beat populism for good, asks Emily Hohler.

As Trump-mania wanes, expect Macron fever to take its place

Donald Tump may not be quite as good for stocks as investors had hoped. But don’t despair, says John Stepek. There’s a new leader to get excited about: Emmanuel Macron.

Panic over – for now

The French election has thrown up few surprises, with the progressive centrist candidate Emmanuel Macron likely to win. John Stepek looks at what this means for your money.

Why elections shouldn’t worry investors

Elections have created a lot of hype, says Matthew Lynn. But investors should ignore the hype and focus their attention elsewhere.

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