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France

Eurozone bond markets squeeze France

French and Spanish borrowing costs shot up on Thursday as the spread between their bonds and those of Germany hit a record high despite political leaders' promises to end the eurozone debt crisis.

Inflation rose in Germany in December: report
Germany

Inflation rose in Germany in December: report

ECB warns Italy against reckless spending
Italy

ECB warns Italy against reckless spending

Spain’s De Guindos in line for ECB job after Irish candidate withdraws
Spain

Spain’s De Guindos in line for ECB job after Irish candidate withdraws

MEPs raise concerns over de Guindos as ECB candidate
Spain

MEPs raise concerns over de Guindos as ECB candidate

Should Sweden join the European banking union?
Sweden

Should Sweden join the European banking union?

ECB fines rescued Italian bank €11.2 million
Italy

ECB fines rescued Italian bank €11.2 million

Germany calls on ECB to unwind economic stimulus
Germany

Germany calls on ECB to unwind economic stimulus

Stricken Italian bank says ECB wants it to get €8.8bn bailout
Italy

Stricken Italian bank says ECB wants it to get €8.8bn bailout

New €50 note is forgeable, claims German police union
Germany

New €50 note is forgeable, claims German police union

German court rules in favour of ECB crisis-fighting tool
Germany

German court rules in favour of ECB crisis-fighting tool

Why Greece is top of Germany’s to-do list – again
Germany

Why Greece is top of Germany’s to-do list – again

New ‘see-through’ five-Euro coin unveiled in Munich
Germany

New ‘see-through’ five-Euro coin unveiled in Munich

German court to probe ECB bond-buying
Germany

German court to probe ECB bond-buying

Chance of more QE peps Dax, troubles economists
Germany

Chance of more QE peps Dax, troubles economists

Greece bailout plan set for hard Bundestag fight
Germany

Greece bailout plan set for hard Bundestag fight

Workers dismantle Frankfurt Euro sculpture
Germany

Workers dismantle Frankfurt Euro sculpture

ECB agrees more backup for Greek banks
Germany

ECB agrees more backup for Greek banks

EU court throws out German QE challenge
Germany

EU court throws out German QE challenge

‘Serious progress’ in Berlin Greece debt talks
Germany

‘Serious progress’ in Berlin Greece debt talks

Police tighten borders ahead of German G7
Germany

Police tighten borders ahead of German G7

Bundesbank swipes at ECB aid to Greek banks
Germany

Bundesbank swipes at ECB aid to Greek banks

Schäuble fears Greece deal may fall through
Germany

Schäuble fears Greece deal may fall through

Merkel and Tsipras have ‘positive’ phone chat
Germany

Merkel and Tsipras have ‘positive’ phone chat

ECB says ‘recovery is there’ in eurozone
Germany

ECB says ‘recovery is there’ in eurozone

Mario Draghi suffers anti-ECB confetti attack

Mario Draghi suffers anti-ECB confetti attack

Varoufakis begs for calm in war of words
Germany

Varoufakis begs for calm in war of words

Bundesbank tough, public soft on Greece
Germany

Bundesbank tough, public soft on Greece

German economy ‘on verge of boom’
Germany

German economy ‘on verge of boom’

Critics sue to stop ECB bond-buying
Germany

Critics sue to stop ECB bond-buying

Politicians close ranks on Blockupy violence
Germany

Politicians close ranks on Blockupy violence

Podemos joins Blockupy at Frankfurt protest
Spain

Podemos joins Blockupy at Frankfurt protest

Liveblog: Blockupy anti-ECB demo in Frankfurt
Germany

Liveblog: Blockupy anti-ECB demo in Frankfurt

Frankfurt police prepare for anti-austerity demo
Germany

Frankfurt police prepare for anti-austerity demo

Greece cashflow troubles ‘insignificant’: Varoufakis
Germany

Greece cashflow troubles ‘insignificant’: Varoufakis

Schäuble insists: Greece will answer to Troika
Germany

Schäuble insists: Greece will answer to Troika

Spanish bond yields hit record low
Spain

Spanish bond yields hit record low

Italian bonds included in ECB stimulus plan
Italy

Italian bonds included in ECB stimulus plan

ECB details anti-deflation cash splurge
Germany

ECB details anti-deflation cash splurge

Eurozone agrees on Greek bailout extension
Germany

Eurozone agrees on Greek bailout extension

Greek talks promise to be ‘very difficult’
Germany

Greek talks promise to be ‘very difficult’

Germany rejects Greek loan application
Germany

Germany rejects Greek loan application

Greek finance minister calls ECB talks ‘fruitful’
Germany

Greek finance minister calls ECB talks ‘fruitful’

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Germany

Germany hits export surplus record in 2014

Spain bond yields hit record low
Spain

Spain bond yields hit record low

Italy and Spain bond yields hit record lows
Italy

Italy and Spain bond yields hit record lows

ECB announces €1.1tn bond buying programme
Germany

ECB announces €1.1tn bond buying programme

ECB plans no substitute for reform: Merkel
Germany

ECB plans no substitute for reform: Merkel

ECB in Germany compromise over QE
Germany

ECB in Germany compromise over QE

German ECB member sceptical on QE
Germany

German ECB member sceptical on QE

Draghi says price risks rising in eurozone
Germany

Draghi says price risks rising in eurozone

ECB warns against rise of populism in Europe
Germany

ECB warns against rise of populism in Europe

Weak demand for loans threatens ECB grief
Germany

Weak demand for loans threatens ECB grief

ECB’s negative interest rates under fire
Germany

ECB’s negative interest rates under fire

‘We’re at war with the ECB, not Isis’: Grillo
Italy

‘We’re at war with the ECB, not Isis’: Grillo

No stress: Spain’s banks pass ECB tests
Spain

No stress: Spain’s banks pass ECB tests

Bundesbank warns of ECB ‘change of course’
Germany

Bundesbank warns of ECB ‘change of course’

ECB chief comes down hard on Italy’s economy
Italy

ECB chief comes down hard on Italy’s economy

ECB blackmailed after data stolen
Germany

ECB blackmailed after data stolen

Spain’s bank debt to EU plummets by a third
Spain

Spain’s bank debt to EU plummets by a third

Spanish banks see debt levels hit 18-month low
Spain

Spanish banks see debt levels hit 18-month low

ECB: Euro banks ‘show signs of healing’
Germany

ECB: Euro banks ‘show signs of healing’

German court scrutinizes ECB’s bond buying
Germany

German court scrutinizes ECB’s bond buying

ECB official: German court could sink euro
Germany

ECB official: German court could sink euro

Anti-austerity protesters march in Frankfurt
Germany

Anti-austerity protesters march in Frankfurt

European Central Bank turns 15 in Frankfurt
Germany

European Central Bank turns 15 in Frankfurt

Huge anti-capitalism rally hits Frankfurt
Germany

Huge anti-capitalism rally hits Frankfurt

Bundesbank chief: allow eurozone defaults
Germany

Bundesbank chief: allow eurozone defaults

Machines spit out fivers in platform pickles
Germany

Machines spit out fivers in platform pickles

New €5 notes make German debut
Germany

New €5 notes make German debut

Merkel rejects European bank deposit guarantee
Germany

Merkel rejects European bank deposit guarantee

Fading confidence fuels ECB rate cut talk
Germany

Fading confidence fuels ECB rate cut talk

Euro debt crisis ‘could last a decade’
Germany

Euro debt crisis ‘could last a decade’

ECB to create 2,000 new jobs in Frankfurt
Germany

ECB to create 2,000 new jobs in Frankfurt

Soros: German austerity could spark currency war
Germany

Soros: German austerity could spark currency war

Westerwelle: Cyprus must reform for bailout
Germany

Westerwelle: Cyprus must reform for bailout

Germany seeks to shape EU bank supervision
Germany

Germany seeks to shape EU bank supervision

ECB head: bond buying won’t cause inflation
Germany

ECB head: bond buying won’t cause inflation

European Central Bank head will talk with MPs
Germany

European Central Bank head will talk with MPs

Bundesbank chief stands up to finance minister
Germany

Bundesbank chief stands up to finance minister

ECB boss offers to explain euro plan to MPs
Germany

ECB boss offers to explain euro plan to MPs

New challenge filed to stop euro rescue
Germany

New challenge filed to stop euro rescue

Merkel: states must work with ECB on euro
Germany

Merkel: states must work with ECB on euro

ECB ‘could oppose Germany and buy bonds’
Germany

ECB ‘could oppose Germany and buy bonds’

ECB ‘ready and waiting’ to oversee banks
Germany

ECB ‘ready and waiting’ to oversee banks

Greece no threat to world economy: ECB man
Germany

Greece no threat to world economy: ECB man

Germany to double first euro fund contribution
Germany

Germany to double first euro fund contribution

Politics played a role in Stark’s exit from ECB
Germany

Politics played a role in Stark’s exit from ECB

Germany dampens EU crisis summit hopes
Germany

Germany dampens EU crisis summit hopes

ECB joins central banks to bolster global finance
Germany

ECB joins central banks to bolster global finance

Paris and Berlin fight over key ECB job
Germany

Paris and Berlin fight over key ECB job

Berlin faces isolation on ECB euro rescue role
Germany

Berlin faces isolation on ECB euro rescue role

Sarkozy, Merkel and Monti talk euro crisis
Germany

Sarkozy, Merkel and Monti talk euro crisis

Bundesbank boss: ECB no lender of last resort
Germany

Bundesbank boss: ECB no lender of last resort

Merkel waiting for Greek ‘action’ on bailout
Germany

Merkel waiting for Greek ‘action’ on bailout

ECB cuts rates
Germany

ECB cuts rates

Trichet: Hard work on debt crisis starts now
Germany

Trichet: Hard work on debt crisis starts now

German cities see second, smaller round of ‘Occupy’ protests
Germany

German cities see second, smaller round of ‘Occupy’ protests

Siemens said to move French bank cash to ECB
Germany

Siemens said to move French bank cash to ECB

ECB: Central banks boosting dollar liquidity
Germany

ECB: Central banks boosting dollar liquidity

Chief ECB economist Jürgen Stark to resign
Germany

Chief ECB economist Jürgen Stark to resign

Wulff attacks ECB for bond purchases
Germany

Wulff attacks ECB for bond purchases

ECB says Greek bond purchase plan plausible
Germany

ECB says Greek bond purchase plan plausible

Former Bundesbank boss Weber to lead UBS
Germany

Former Bundesbank boss Weber to lead UBS

German banks agree to help bail out Greece
Germany

German banks agree to help bail out Greece

Schäuble pushes for Greek debt restructuring
Germany

Schäuble pushes for Greek debt restructuring

Deputies return from Greece with tales of woe
Germany

Deputies return from Greece with tales of woe

Schäuble shares ECB’s concerns on Greek debt
Germany

Schäuble shares ECB’s concerns on Greek debt

Germany fails to find credible IMF candidate
Germany

Germany fails to find credible IMF candidate

Schäuble promises hard line on eurozone bailouts
Germany

Schäuble promises hard line on eurozone bailouts

Merkel prepared to back Draghi for ECB job
Germany

Merkel prepared to back Draghi for ECB job

MP says Portugal should sell its gold to save itself
Germany

MP says Portugal should sell its gold to save itself

Merkel reportedly to back Draghi as ECB chief
Germany

Merkel reportedly to back Draghi as ECB chief

Merkel ‘regrets’ rejection of Portugal austerity plan
Germany

Merkel ‘regrets’ rejection of Portugal austerity plan

Merkel aiming to reschedule euro debt fund payments
Germany

Merkel aiming to reschedule euro debt fund payments

Bundesbank sees 2.5 percent growth in 2011
Germany

Bundesbank sees 2.5 percent growth in 2011

Economists demand EU sovereign default plan
Germany

Economists demand EU sovereign default plan

Steinbrück slaps down candidacy for ECB job
Germany

Steinbrück slaps down candidacy for ECB job

Weber says he ducked ECB job due to lack of European support
Germany

Weber says he ducked ECB job due to lack of European support

Inflation tipped to hit 4 percent
Germany

Inflation tipped to hit 4 percent

Bundesbank: first 2011 bond issue successful
Germany

Bundesbank: first 2011 bond issue successful

Bundesbank’s Weber says ECB to hold course into 2011
Germany

Bundesbank’s Weber says ECB to hold course into 2011

ECB head blames Germany and France for debt crisis
Germany

ECB head blames Germany and France for debt crisis

Bankers condemn ECB purchase of Greek bonds
Germany

Bankers condemn ECB purchase of Greek bonds

ECB lays cornerstone for new Frankfurt headquarters
Germany

ECB lays cornerstone for new Frankfurt headquarters

Counterfeiting of euro banknotes surges
Germany

Counterfeiting of euro banknotes surges

Bundesbank sees economy shrinking 6.2 percent in 2009
Germany

Bundesbank sees economy shrinking 6.2 percent in 2009

ECB cuts rates to historic low
Germany

ECB cuts rates to historic low

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Germany

ECB starts swap arrangement with US Federal Reserve

German inflation up to one percent in February
Germany

German inflation up to one percent in February

ECB cuts eurozone interest rates
Germany

ECB cuts eurozone interest rates

ECB joins concerted worldwide rate cuts
Germany

ECB joins concerted worldwide rate cuts

DAX plunges under 5,000 points
Germany

DAX plunges under 5,000 points

Hypo Real Estate boss Funke resigns
Germany

Hypo Real Estate boss Funke resigns

Berlin irked over French talk of EU bailout fund
Germany

Berlin irked over French talk of EU bailout fund

Financial crisis seen pushing Germany into recession
Germany

Financial crisis seen pushing Germany into recession

Deutsche’s Ackermann calls for European financial safety net
Germany

Deutsche’s Ackermann calls for European financial safety net

Merkel says US bailout needed to restore market confidence
Germany

Merkel says US bailout needed to restore market confidence

KfW execs sacked for ill-fated transfer to Lehman
Germany

KfW execs sacked for ill-fated transfer to Lehman

Hypo Real Estate gets last-minute rescue
Germany

Hypo Real Estate gets last-minute rescue

American financial crisis sparks German schadenfreude
Germany

American financial crisis sparks German schadenfreude

German business confidence drops again
Germany

German business confidence drops again

KfW transfer to Lehman reportedly no mistake
Germany

KfW transfer to Lehman reportedly no mistake

‘Germany’s dumbest bankers’ suspended for Lehman scandal
Germany

‘Germany’s dumbest bankers’ suspended for Lehman scandal

ECB joins US Fed to quell world markets
Germany

ECB joins US Fed to quell world markets

KfW slammed for mistakenly wiring Lehman €300 million
Germany

KfW slammed for mistakenly wiring Lehman €300 million

Merkel demands better global financial regulation
Germany

Merkel demands better global financial regulation

Analysts expect German banks to cope with Lehman’s demise
Germany

Analysts expect German banks to cope with Lehman’s demise

Steinbrück sees Germany weathering global financial crisis
Germany

Steinbrück sees Germany weathering global financial crisis

Steinbrück rejects EU stimulus plan idea
Germany

Steinbrück rejects EU stimulus plan idea

Producer prices see biggest surge in 27 yrs
Germany

Producer prices see biggest surge in 27 yrs

German GDP shrinks
Germany

German GDP shrinks

ECB sees euro-zone credit squeeze easing
Germany

ECB sees euro-zone credit squeeze easing

ECB hikes interest rates
Germany

ECB hikes interest rates

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Germany

German inflation surges to fastest pace in 15 years

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Germany

Germany economy expected to slow in Q2

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Germany

German ZEW investor confidence survey drops sharply

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Germany

German inflation reaches 3.0 percent in May

German industrial output falls again
Germany

German industrial output falls again

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Germany

Bundesbank raises 2008 growth forecast, but cuts it for 2009

ECB celebrates 10th anniversary in Frankfurt
Germany

ECB celebrates 10th anniversary in Frankfurt

German producer prices jump by 5.2 percent in April
Germany

German producer prices jump by 5.2 percent in April

Bundesbank expects only modest German growth
Germany

Bundesbank expects only modest German growth

German economy surprises with robust Q1 growth
Germany

German economy surprises with robust Q1 growth

German retail sales post surprise fall in March
Germany

German retail sales post surprise fall in March

A third of Germans want the mark back
Germany

A third of Germans want the mark back

Euro hits record high against US dollar
Germany

Euro hits record high against US dollar

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Germany

Inflation hits German investor confidence

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Germany

German inflation spikes to 3.1 percent in March

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Germany

IKB faces shareholder wrath over subprime mess

ECB cuts growth forecast amid inflation concerns
Germany

ECB cuts growth forecast amid inflation concerns

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Germany

German inflation rises in January

Euro hits record high against the dollar
Germany

Euro hits record high against the dollar

Euro crisis a threat to Swedish banks: Borg
Sweden

Euro crisis a threat to Swedish banks: Borg

Borg to block EU bank supervision plan
Sweden

Borg to block EU bank supervision plan

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France

French government in row over growth forecast

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France

ECB demands France stick to deficit targets

Obama and Hollande pledge growth and stability
France

Obama and Hollande pledge growth and stability

UBS expects ex-Bundesbank chief Weber to be next chairman
Switzerland

UBS expects ex-Bundesbank chief Weber to be next chairman

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France

ECB ‘ready to buy Spanish and Italian debt’

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France

Record French bond gap shows eurozone tensions

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France

ECB in surprise interest rate cut

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France

Use ‘overwhelming force’ to fix crisis, US tells EU

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France

France and Germany spar over top ECB job

France’s Coeuré appointed to ECB board
France

France’s Coeuré appointed to ECB board

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France

Hollande: ECB must cut rates to boost economy

‘Refugees will strengthen Germany’: Bundesbank
Germany

‘Refugees will strengthen Germany’: Bundesbank

Greece deal ‘may not be reached this month’
Germany

Greece deal ‘may not be reached this month’

Renzi woos Merkel amid Florentine splendour
Germany

Renzi woos Merkel amid Florentine splendour

No stress for German banks, but faith falls
Germany

No stress for German banks, but faith falls

Sweden’s Borg advises Greece to quit euro
Sweden

Sweden’s Borg advises Greece to quit euro

Sweden’s Borg dismisses EU bank supervision plan
Sweden

Sweden’s Borg dismisses EU bank supervision plan

ECB bond-buying under fire in Germany
Germany

ECB bond-buying under fire in Germany

German Commissioner calls for eurobonds
Germany

German Commissioner calls for eurobonds

Germany’s leadership to euroblivion
Germany

Germany’s leadership to euroblivion

Merkel denies mulling plan to split eurozone
Germany

Merkel denies mulling plan to split eurozone

Merkel: EU must not dictate ECB action
Germany

Merkel: EU must not dictate ECB action

Merkel expects no breakthrough at eurozone crisis summit
Germany

Merkel expects no breakthrough at eurozone crisis summit

Merkel defends handling of eurozone crisis
Germany

Merkel defends handling of eurozone crisis

Bundesbank boss warns Greece to reform
Germany

Bundesbank boss warns Greece to reform

Merkel aide Weidmann to head Bundesbank
Germany

Merkel aide Weidmann to head Bundesbank

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Germany

Jens Weidmann: The low-profile chancellor advisor

New German candidate for ECB possible
Germany

New German candidate for ECB possible

Bundesbank boss Weber stepping down
Germany

Bundesbank boss Weber stepping down

Weber reportedly out of running for ECB job
Germany

Weber reportedly out of running for ECB job

Berlin says no need to boost euro fund now
Germany

Berlin says no need to boost euro fund now

Brüderle rejects French eurozone ideas
Germany

Brüderle rejects French eurozone ideas

Berlin mulls independent euro rescue fund
Germany

Berlin mulls independent euro rescue fund

Merkel hails eurozone rescue fund agreement
Germany

Merkel hails eurozone rescue fund agreement

ECB unveils €5-billion capital increase
Germany

ECB unveils €5-billion capital increase

Unloved euro considered too valuable to ditch
Germany

Unloved euro considered too valuable to ditch

Berlin favours possible ECB capital increase
Germany

Berlin favours possible ECB capital increase

Nobel laureate Krugman slams Bundesbank’s Weber as risk to euro
Germany

Nobel laureate Krugman slams Bundesbank’s Weber as risk to euro

ECB heavyweights tangle over bond purchases
Germany

ECB heavyweights tangle over bond purchases

France reportedly threatened to ditch euro
Germany

France reportedly threatened to ditch euro

Berlin backs EU aid fund after Obama prodding
Germany

Berlin backs EU aid fund after Obama prodding

ECB resumes dollar loans to eurozone banks
Germany

ECB resumes dollar loans to eurozone banks

Berlin begins jockeying for top ECB job
Germany

Berlin begins jockeying for top ECB job

Merkel says EU will not abandon Greece
Germany

Merkel says EU will not abandon Greece

Merkel: Greece puts euro in ‘very difficult phase’
Germany

Merkel: Greece puts euro in ‘very difficult phase’

Berlin welcomes Spanish idea for EU economic ‘government’
Germany

Berlin welcomes Spanish idea for EU economic ‘government’

ECB boss tells Germany to slash deficit
Germany

ECB boss tells Germany to slash deficit

ECB signs off on new Frankfurt headquarters
Germany

ECB signs off on new Frankfurt headquarters

Berlin guns for top ECB job amid EU wrangling
Germany

Berlin guns for top ECB job amid EU wrangling

Central bank bombshell sparks debt debate
Germany

Central bank bombshell sparks debt debate

Berlin slams French deficit rules proposal
Germany

Berlin slams French deficit rules proposal

ECB cuts rates to 1.50 percent
Germany

ECB cuts rates to 1.50 percent

ECB slashes interest rates again
Germany

ECB slashes interest rates again

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Germany

ECB slashes eurozone interest rates

German Media Roundup: Berlin’s bank rescue bonanza
Germany

German Media Roundup: Berlin’s bank rescue bonanza

German economy ‘on the brink of recession’
Germany

German economy ‘on the brink of recession’

Germany puts together €480-billion rescue plan
Germany

Germany puts together €480-billion rescue plan

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Germany

Merkel pledges German bank rescue package

Merkel and Sarkozy vow joint front against financial crisis
Germany

Merkel and Sarkozy vow joint front against financial crisis

Merkel demands international rules for financial markets
Germany

Merkel demands international rules for financial markets

Regulator Bafin freezes Icelandic bank Kaupthing operations
Germany

Regulator Bafin freezes Icelandic bank Kaupthing operations

Steinbrück: Berlin not mulling nationalizing banks – for now
Germany

Steinbrück: Berlin not mulling nationalizing banks – for now

Merkel confers with Sarkozy and Bush over crisis
Germany

Merkel confers with Sarkozy and Bush over crisis

Merkel: Germany ‘strong’ enough to cope with financial crisis
Germany

Merkel: Germany ‘strong’ enough to cope with financial crisis

Germany moves to shore up panicky financial markets
Germany

Germany moves to shore up panicky financial markets

Berlin rejects joining US bank bailout package
Germany

Berlin rejects joining US bank bailout package