Business confidence in Belgium rose more than expected in November, led by a sharp improvement in sentiment in busines-related services and construction.
News out for the UK on Thursday showed second estimate GDP quarter/quarter came in as expected, 0. 4%, while the latest minutes from the European Central Bank (ECB) eluded to a discussion about cutting the current bong buying programme.
Iran informed jailed Iranian-British aid worker Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe on Thursday that she would be appearing in front of a court in December to face accusations of spreading propaganda.
European Central Bank rate-setters believe their so-called 'forward guidance' has helped to anchor interest rate expectations within the bloc, the minutes of their last deliberations reveal, but several also pushed for more flexibility to allow for a quicker end to their asset purchases.
The International Monetary Fund has warned of the consequences of the Zimbabwean government not taking action to combat the country’s economic crisis.
A new six-year year high for eurozone manufacturing and services sentiment pushed the single currency higher on Thursday morning, as the strengthening 'Euroboom' put the UK's low growth firmly in the shade.
Central bankers in the States are pretty much set on raising their benchmark interest rate again when they meet again on 12-13 December, but the pace at which they will continue to do so in 2018 is less clear, the minutes of their policy meeting have revealed.
Saad al-Hariri has revoked his resignation as Lebanon's prime minister, according to a local news report on Wednesday.
The pound received a boost higher on Wednesday following the delivery of the Chancellor's budget, while the greenback fell for a second day.
Zimbabwe’s former vice-president Emmerson Mnangagwa is set to take over from the ousted Robert Mugabe after returning to the country following a period of exile.
Americans are looking confidently to the future in a potentially strong signal for spending over the Christmas holidays, according to the results of closely-followed survey.
Consumer confidence in the single currency bloc shot higher in November, according to the executive arm of the European Union.
Orders for goods made to last more than three years slowed much more quickly than expected last month amid a decline in those for aircraft, both civilian and military.
The number of Americans filing for unemployment benefits fell a touch more than expected last week, according to data from the Labor Department.
Former Bosnian Serb commander Ratko Mladic has been convicted of genocide by a UN tribunal in The Hague for atrocities committed during the Yugoslavian civil war in the 1990s.
The German state has not been left moribund by the recent failure of talks aimed at forming a new coalition government, nor will it significantly derail a push for reforming the euro area's architecture or the Brexit negotiations, a top-rated economist said.
Data out for the UK on Tuesday showed an unexpectedly wider budget deficit, while in the US, the dollar weakened 0. 17% to 93. 923 against a basket of currencies.
President Mugabe has handed in a written letter of resignation, putting a halt to impeachment hearings, the speaker of Zimbabwe's parliament said on Tuesday.
Sales of US existing homes rose more than expected in October, according to data from the National Association of Realtors.
Embattled multinational aerospace and transportation company Bombardier has successfully issued fresh debt in what some observers appeared to judge as a move to bulk-up its balance sheet.