The Deutsche-Commerzbank tie-up makes no sense and may spark another financial crisis.
MoneyWeek’s regular contributors each pick one of their favourite investment ideas from around the world for 2018 and beyond.
The eurozone’s economy expanded by 2.4% in 2017, compared with analysts’ average forecast of 1.5%. So what went right?
Central and Eastern Europe has seen a dramatic turnaround in its fortunes, with unemployment down, confidence up and stockmarkets rallying.
Parts of Eastern Europe may be cheap for a reason, says David C Stevenson. But that doesn’t necessarily make them bad investments.
Russia has been out of fashion among global investors for several years. But things are now looking up.
European markets are in vogue this year, says professional investor Richard Pease. Here, he picks three above average stocks trading at average prices.
Catalonia’s president, Carles Puigdemont, pledged to declare independence after his region’s recent referendum. John Stepek looks at how likely that is, and what might it mean for markets.
Continental stocks have slipped since they reached a two-year high in May, but this may just be a pause for breath.
German stocks rose in September as Chancellor Angela Merkel’s centre-right CDU party looked on course to secure a fourth term in office. But once she had won, they slipped.
There are signs that Europe’s recovery is finally trickling down to Italy, while Spain is on a roll.