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Will emerging markets become a euro zone-style risk?

Emerging markets have been a key source of volatility for global financial markets in recent weeks, raising the question of whether they will become …

European stocks waver after French, Italian data

LONDON (MarketWatch) — European stock markets zigzagged around the flat line on Monday, with disappointing Italian and French factory data largely …

German court disarms Draghi's 'big bazooka'

Germany constitutional court ruling may trigger new turbulence for the eurozone<p>Mario Draghi’s pledge that the European Central Bank would do “whatever it takes” to save the euro is in big trouble after Germany's constitutional court today gave “important reasons” why it was illegal.<p>The development …

UK trade deficit narrows sharply

Britain's trade deficit has narrowed sharply, helped by rising exports to countries beyond Europe, official figures show.<p>The improvement in the UK's trade position in December exceeded economists' expectations and raised hopes that exports finally helped boost the overall economy at the end of last …

Venice is safe, but a dearth of demand has Europe sinking

For some years now, the Italian government has organised a seminar in Venice early in the year at which officials, central bankers (sometimes) and businessmen can speak frankly about the country's economic and other problems to British and Italian journalists.<p>These sessions are conducted under …

Italy Is Sick

If you hear the phrase "sick man" and "Europe" in a sentence, then you probably expect to hear "France" mentioned very soon.<p>But increasingly that honor ought to be awarded to Italy.<p>In December, Industrial Production plunged 0.9% vs. expectations of no change.<p>Via Fast FT, here's a chart of …

UK business optimism highest since 1990s

Optimism among firms reached its highest level in more than two decades in January, according to a report by the accountants and business advisers BDO.<p>The BDO optimism index, which predicts performance two quarters ahead, reached 103.8 in January, up from 103.4 in December.<p>It is the highest reading …

Eurozone crisis timeline: crisis, recession and growth | Business | theguardian.com

Whither Europe on emissions?

January 28, 2014 | 2:48 PM<p>Embed Code<iframe src="https://www.marketplace.org/2014/01/28/world/whither-europe-emissions/popout" frameborder="0" width="100%" height="240px"></iframe><p>Copy<br>• Close<p>Embed Code<iframe src="https://www.marketplace.org/2014/01/28/world/whither-europe-emissions/popout" …

3D-printed buildings to become reality "in the not-too-distant future"

<b>Interview:</b> 3D printing will revolutionise the way buildings are designed and built - and could herald a new aesthetic, according to Bart Van der …