Tag: Germany

European Unemployment

Chart of the Week: Week 1, 2015: European Unemployment

EU unemployment figures released today highlighted the disparity between countries within Europe, as Germany posted a record low rate and Italy a record high.

/ January 7, 2015
European Government Deficits

Chart of the Week: Week 39, 2014: European Government Deficits

UK public sector finances were released yesterday, showing that the deficit so far this financial year is higher than last year.

/ September 24, 2014
International Post-Recession Recovery

Chart of the Week: Week 18, 2014: International Post-Recession Recovery

A preliminary estimate of Q1 GDP released by the Office for National Statistics yesterday suggested quarter on quarter growth of around 0.8%.

/ April 30, 2014
European Bond Yields

Chart of the Week: Week 2, 2014: European Bond Yields

A lot has been happening in the European bond yield markets this week, as a recent (successful) sale of bonds by the Irish government gave a boost to borrowing rates across Europe, and the gap between UK and German bond...

/ January 8, 2014