Mario Draghi surprised markets with a round of stimulus measures – but it was a far cry from full-blown money-printing.
Putin is trying to reassert Russian power, with eastern Europe caught in the sanctions crossfire, but the region has potential, says Matthew Partridge.
The ECB’s surprise rate cut and debt-buying scheme mean just one thing for investors, says John Stepek: buy European stocks.
US taxi app Uber has fallen foul of Germany red-tape laws.
French president François Hollande has sought to quell dissent over the government’s economic policy.
European economies may well go into terminal decline, says Matthew Lynn. But that’s no reason for investors to panic.
Both France and Germany are heading for recession. That means it’s time to buy European stocks, says Matthew Partridge. Here, he explains why, and looks at what to buy.
The Russian stock market has fallen by 14% in the last month. David Thornton looks at whether that means bargains for canny investors – or a dangerous value trap.
With Russia and its leader Vladimir Putin in the news, David Thornton, former manager of an East European investment fund, reflects on his experience of the country and the man.
Russian stocks have defied Western sanctions to gain 25% since March.