Sovereign debt among many countries in Europe is running dangerously high. If any country defaults, it poses a threat to the rest of the eurozone and to the single currency itself. And if the euro collapses, it would have enormous consequences for world markets, the global economy - and your wealth.
Germany’s agenda of spending more and rolling back structural reforms, along with a demographic squeeze, do not bode well for its economy.
Not long ago, the Netherlands was a “model” economy. But in the past few years it has fallen from grace.
Despite the European Central Bank’s best efforts, the euro keeps rising. It looks like Mario Draghi will be forced to act – but when? John Stepek investigates.
Greece could well yet decide to leave the euro, says Matthew Lynn. And if that happens, the markets will be caught unawares.
On the face of it, Greek stocks are trading at bargain prices. But scratch the surface, says Bengt Saelensminde, and you’ll get a nasty surprise.
Ireland will become the first of four eurozone bail-out countries to complete its rescue programme at the end of this year.
French president François Hollande has his work cut out in tackling his country’s bloated budget.
European Central Bank chief Mario Draghi cheered investors with his unexpected interest-rate cut.
Spain has emerged from a nine-month contraction, but the outlook remains far from certain.
Is Germany beggaring its neighbours by running a large trade surplus? Emily Hohler reports.