Germany is the biggest country in the eurozone. Berlin's Euro policy has far-reaching implications.
Chancellor Merkel's government is presenting a draft budget that, for the first time in 45 years in Germany, is balanced. Berlin says it's only practicing what it's preaching to its Eurozone partners. But what real use is a balanced budget?
Greece's international creditors say the country's budget actually has a 2 billion euro deficit. The governmet rejects that claim... under pressure from unions, which launched a general strike Thursday to back up demands for an end to austerity.
The fight by governments against alarmingly high unemployment in the eurozone has so far failed to yield tangible results. The latest figures showed sluggish growth in the bloc had been a curse for the labor market.
The European Commission has said it will refrain from punishing eurozone nations not able to bring their budget plans in line with deficit rules. Some will get three extra months to make adjustments.
A new general strike has once again brought attention to Greece. But aren't the tough austerity measures following the euro crisis finally paying dividends? Spiros Moskovou is skeptical.
Greece's two biggest labor unions have begun a day-long strike, bringing short and long distance transportation to a halt. Stringent austerity measures, which threaten to intensify in 2015, prompted the work protest.
Greece's economy has begun outpacing the rest of the eurozone. Even so, with one in four Greeks unemployed, many find the news that the economy is recovering laughable. Joanna Kakissis reports from Athens.
EU Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker has unveiled a huge investment plan in Strasbourg. The scheme is to provide hundreds of billions of euros for telecoms and transportation projects.
Germany still finds it hard to embrace money-based approaches to boosting eurozone growth. Now the Bundesbank has warned of potential asset bubbles if interest rates stay too low, too long.
The Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development has predicted the global economy and worldwide trade will expand only moderately in the near future. In its latest outlook, it voiced concerns about the eurozone.
Greece has defied international creditors by submitting a draft budget they say overstates the health of the country's fragile economy. Just last week official figures showed Greece emerging from a six-year recession.
With the European Central Bank struggling to meet its 2- percent inflation target, economics professor John Muellbauer is proposing a radically different strategy to give the economy a much needed boost.
The French economy is stagnating, with growth only in unemployment and the national debt. It will likely only hit the EU budget deficit target in 2017. Will the debt spiral continue?
Frankfurt has started to clear and settle payments in the Chinese currency, the yuan - also known as Renminbi. The clearing bank makes it easier for German lenders and their clients to access the yuan and cut costs.
British Prime Minister David Cameron has said the global economy was at risk of slipping back into crisis. But ahead of a national election in May, he didn't fail to mention his country's superior growth.
Europe's biggest economy avoided negative growth - thanks to big spending by German households. Overall, the eurozone offered up a mixed economic picture this past summer.
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