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.
The government is making absurdly heavy weather of leaving the EU. Yet there is a straightforward solution hiding in plain sight. George Trefgarne explains.
But the party has shifted the terms of the debate. Matthew Partridge reports.
Italy’s huge public debt pile and high financing needs mean it could use some deep-pocketed investors, but its insistence on a budget that might break EU rules doesn’t make it attractive.
Following three rescue packages in eight years, the eurozone’s problem child is standing on its own two feet again. But the debt crisis has merely been managed, not resolved. Alex Rankine reports.
The embattled lira has recovered a little, but Turkey is still a risky bet, says Marina Gerner. Only brave investors should take a look.
The Genoa bridge disaster holds lessons for the whole EU. Emily Hohler reports.
As emerging economies wobble there are bargains to be had for businesses buying abroad, says Matthew Lynn.
On the face of it, now might look like a great time to snap up a bargain in Turkey. But is it worth the risk, and could better deals lie elsewhere? John Stepek investigates.
Steve Bannon, the former political strategist to Donald Trump, fails in his European populist ambitions.
Countries in eastern Europe are rarely thought of as free-market paragons. But Georgia is a surprisingly dynamic and liberal economy.