The chart demonstrates that, although Italy and Greece share a similar narrative in terms of poor loan performance across business, personal and residential loans; they have experienced widely differing outcomes. This reflects….
Spending on research and development has been comparatively low in the UK for some time, but it has decreased since the financial crisis.
There have been some interesting movements in the European government bond markets over the past 6 months, ranging from incredible negative yields on 10 year Swiss bonds through to almost 14% yields on Greek bonds.
The International Monetary Fund (IMF) release their twice yearly World Economic Outlook report in April, and it contains a great deal of data and forecasts.
EU unemployment figures released today highlighted the disparity between countries within Europe, as Germany posted a record low rate and Italy a record high.
UK public sector finances were released yesterday, showing that the deficit so far this financial year is higher than last year.