The European Commission has tempered expectations and pointed out that the index itself remains at an overall high level and other indicators, such as industrial capacity utilisation, remain well above their average level over….
Chart of the Week: Week 11, 2017: Eurozone Companies’ Reaction to Political Risks
While 2017 will see a number of different political risks coming to the fore, what is clear is that uncertainty about both Britain’s new relationship with Europe and the future policies of the Trump administration are perceived to pose the biggest risk to Eurozone businesses.
Chart of the Week: Week 13, 2015: The Eurozone Recovery
There has been a lot of new data released this week on the Euro Area, and all of it has been positive; unemployment continues to fall (slowly), inflation is back up to closer to 0%, and economic confidence is at its highest since 2011.
Chart of the Week: Week 34, 2014: The Eurozone Recovery
Following on from our graph recording the impressive US recovery a fortnight ago, this week we have taken a look at the much more limited recovery in the euro zone.