Turkish local elections have produced a political earthquake for President Recep Tayyip Erdogan and his Islamist coalition.
Italy has become the first G7 nation to endorse the Belt and Road Initiative, China’s controversial series of global infrastructure investments.
Slowing GDP growth and disappointing data has prompted the longest run of persistent outflows from European equities in a decade.
The Deutsche-Commerzbank tie-up makes no sense and may spark another financial crisis.
Germany’s heir apparent is at odds with Macron’s vision. Matthew Partridge reports.
The French president has a plan to renew the EU. Matthew Partridge reports.
Germany’s GDP growth was below the eurozone’s average at just 1.4% in 2018, down from 2.2% in 2017. And it’s all down to reliance on what was once Germany’s biggest strength: exports.
Russia’s economy surprised analysts by growing at its fastest pace in six years in 2018. But investors shouldn’t get too excited.
Emerging Europe is having tough time. Regional year-on-year GDP growth slowed to 1.3% in the fourth quarter, and the MSCI Eastern Europe index slipped by 5% last year.
Italy’s GDP has shrunk for two quarters in a row,industrial production is down, and youth unemployment is up. Investors are rattled.
A bold democratic initiative or a cynical political move? Matthew Partridge reports