Worst of crisis now behind us, says Germany’s chief banker
Germany

Worst of crisis now behind us, says Germany’s chief banker

Germany has turned the corner on the worst of an economic crisis sparked by the coronavirus pandemic and is now on the path to recovery, the central bank chief of Europe's biggest economy said Sunday.

Economic outlook darkens for 2010
Germany

Economic outlook darkens for 2010

Retailers report merry sales for holidays
Germany

Retailers report merry sales for holidays

Bundesbank sees economy rebounding in 2010
Germany

Bundesbank sees economy rebounding in 2010

Business confidence jumps as growth picks up
Germany

Business confidence jumps as growth picks up

More economic pain, job losses to come: minister
Germany

More economic pain, job losses to come: minister

Swiss central bank expects ‘negative’ growth for 2020

Switzerland

Swiss central bank expects ‘negative’ growth for 2020


‘We can deploy this money sensibly for the future’: Germany pockets billions in surpluses
Germany

‘We can deploy this money sensibly for the future’: Germany pockets billions in surpluses

German jobless count ‘stable’ after recession warning
Germany

German jobless count ‘stable’ after recession warning

Germany blames Brexit and trade wars for failing growth prospects
Germany

Germany blames Brexit and trade wars for failing growth prospects

‘Germany will do what’s needed without new debts’
Germany

‘Germany will do what’s needed without new debts’

‘We need to stand up to crisis’: Germany warns of recession
Germany

‘We need to stand up to crisis’: Germany warns of recession

German economy is ‘down on its knees’: Is a recession looming?
Germany

German economy is ‘down on its knees’: Is a recession looming?

IMF slashes Italy’s growth forecast to just 0.1 percent
Italy

IMF slashes Italy’s growth forecast to just 0.1 percent

Juncker warns Italian government over its struggling economy
Italy

Juncker warns Italian government over its struggling economy

Italian economy slips back into recession
Italy

Italian economy slips back into recession

The Italian government is amending its ‘people’s budget’
Italy

The Italian government is amending its ‘people’s budget’

France to dodge recession but outlook looks less rosy
France

France to dodge recession but outlook looks less rosy

Only 5 percent of Spain’s bank aid recovered
Spain

Only 5 percent of Spain’s bank aid recovered

Rajoy: Spanish economy will take off in 2015
Spain

Rajoy: Spanish economy will take off in 2015

PM steps back from ‘crisis is over’ comments
Spain

PM steps back from ‘crisis is over’ comments

Italy’s property market bucks recession
Italy

Italy’s property market bucks recession

France narrowly escapes new recession
France

France narrowly escapes new recession

Spain grows by 0.5 percent in third quarter
Spain

Spain grows by 0.5 percent in third quarter

Over 4,000 firms ‘pushed out of market’ in Q2
Italy

Over 4,000 firms ‘pushed out of market’ in Q2

Moody’s keeps France on negative outlook
France

Moody’s keeps France on negative outlook

Chinese entrepreneurs buck Italy’s recession
Italy

Chinese entrepreneurs buck Italy’s recession

Why Italy’s economy could soon get better
Italy

Why Italy’s economy could soon get better

Summer love: PM sings praises of economy
Spain

Summer love: PM sings praises of economy

Italy’s Renzi runs into trouble on key reform
Italy

Italy’s Renzi runs into trouble on key reform

Slow but steady: Spain’s economy keeps growing
Spain

Slow but steady: Spain’s economy keeps growing

Italy lost 12,000 firms in three months
Italy

Italy lost 12,000 firms in three months

Spain announces plans to cut corporate tax
Spain

Spain announces plans to cut corporate tax

Spain grows 0.4 percent from January to March
Spain

Spain grows 0.4 percent from January to March

500,000 Spaniards have given up job hunt
Spain

500,000 Spaniards have given up job hunt

Spain confirms fastest growth in six years
Spain

Spain confirms fastest growth in six years

Spain records highest growth figure in six years
Spain

Spain records highest growth figure in six years

Relief as Italy keeps EU budget promise
Italy

Relief as Italy keeps EU budget promise

Spain barely misses 2013 deficit target
Spain

Spain barely misses 2013 deficit target

Italy to cap top salaries at public companies
Italy

Italy to cap top salaries at public companies

Italy’s economy ‘showing signs of a re-awakening’
Italy

Italy’s economy ‘showing signs of a re-awakening’

Italy’s recession claimed 350,000 jobs
Italy

Italy’s recession claimed 350,000 jobs

Italy returns to growth after two-year recession
Italy

Italy returns to growth after two-year recession

Italy’s public debt hits record 132.6 percent
Italy

Italy’s public debt hits record 132.6 percent

Italy’s economic recovery gets underway
Italy

Italy’s economic recovery gets underway

Recovery hopes dwindle as Italian industry lags
Italy

Recovery hopes dwindle as Italian industry lags

‘Hair-rising’ electric prices jolt Spaniards
Spain

‘Hair-rising’ electric prices jolt Spaniards

Spanish demand for soup kitchens on the rise
Spain

Spanish demand for soup kitchens on the rise

Spain declares two-year recession officially over
Spain

Spain declares two-year recession officially over

Italy’s crisis leaves middle class struggling
Italy

Italy’s crisis leaves middle class struggling

Money woes drive more Italians to suicide
Italy

Money woes drive more Italians to suicide

Italian banks must start lending: OECD
Italy

Italian banks must start lending: OECD

Spain way off on deficit targets: EU
Spain

Spain way off on deficit targets: EU

Italy GDP to shrink further as recovery drags
Italy

Italy GDP to shrink further as recovery drags

Spain’s jobless rate falls by smallest of margins
Spain

Spain’s jobless rate falls by smallest of margins

Spain says goodbye to two-year recession
Spain

Spain says goodbye to two-year recession

Style-conscious Italians cut back on fashion
Italy

Style-conscious Italians cut back on fashion

Economic recovery is in sight – Napolitano
Italy

Economic recovery is in sight – Napolitano

Confident Spain set to revise up growth forecast
Spain

Confident Spain set to revise up growth forecast

Italy’s unemployment rate stabilizes
Italy

Italy’s unemployment rate stabilizes

Madrid hails export-led recession ease-up
Spain

Madrid hails export-led recession ease-up

German manufacturing soars in June
Germany

German manufacturing soars in June

Germany returns to growth in 2013
Germany

Germany returns to growth in 2013

‘Made in Germany’ goods help dodge recession
Germany

‘Made in Germany’ goods help dodge recession

Banks ‘stashing money in fear of meltdown’
Germany

Banks ‘stashing money in fear of meltdown’

Economists: Germany in a recession now
Germany

Economists: Germany in a recession now

Germany to ‘escape recession’ in 2012
Germany

Germany to ‘escape recession’ in 2012

Economy steams towards record growth
Germany

Economy steams towards record growth

Robust economy seen chugging forward
Germany

Robust economy seen chugging forward

Business groups want holidays cut for growth
Germany

Business groups want holidays cut for growth

VW sales increase by almost three percent for July
Germany

VW sales increase by almost three percent for July

Analysts expecting booming German growth
Germany

Analysts expecting booming German growth

Economy forecasters tip 2.5 percent growth
Germany

Economy forecasters tip 2.5 percent growth

Retail sales drop for June as consumers remain cautious
Germany

Retail sales drop for June as consumers remain cautious

VW quadruples profits, beating forecasts
Germany

VW quadruples profits, beating forecasts

‘Job miracle’ stalls as unemployment rises in Germany
Germany

‘Job miracle’ stalls as unemployment rises in Germany

BMW and Daimler ramp up amid surging demand
Germany

BMW and Daimler ramp up amid surging demand

Luxury goods market set to rebound
Germany

Luxury goods market set to rebound

Cities desperate as €15-billion budgetary shortfall looms
Germany

Cities desperate as €15-billion budgetary shortfall looms

Hardware stores beat crisis as Germans take to nesting
Germany

Hardware stores beat crisis as Germans take to nesting

Industrial output soars
Germany

Industrial output soars

Industrial orders surge as economy rebounds
Germany

Industrial orders surge as economy rebounds

Retailer Metro’s profits edge higher as economy improves
Germany

Retailer Metro’s profits edge higher as economy improves

Long winter shrivelled German economy, central bank says
Germany

Long winter shrivelled German economy, central bank says

Germany offers world advice on running an efficient economy
Germany

Germany offers world advice on running an efficient economy

Cities beg for federal financial help
Germany

Cities beg for federal financial help

Dividends boom despite recession and job cuts
Germany

Dividends boom despite recession and job cuts

IMF slashes growth forecast for Germany
Germany

IMF slashes growth forecast for Germany

OECD says Germany needs greater innovation
Germany

OECD says Germany needs greater innovation

Germany adopts budget with record debt
Germany

Germany adopts budget with record debt

German economic recovery put on hold
Germany

German economic recovery put on hold

Harsh winter freezes business confidence
Germany

Harsh winter freezes business confidence

Economic recovery stalls
Germany

Economic recovery stalls

New data stokes fears of uncertain economic recovery
Germany

New data stokes fears of uncertain economic recovery

Retail sales post biggest drop since euro launch
Germany

Retail sales post biggest drop since euro launch

Brüderle raises 2010 growth forecast
Germany

Brüderle raises 2010 growth forecast

Business confidence continues record rise
Germany

Business confidence continues record rise

Berlin seen raising 2010 growth forecast
Germany

Berlin seen raising 2010 growth forecast

Economy shrivels five percent in 2009
Germany

Economy shrivels five percent in 2009

Report confirms China overtakes German exports
Germany

Report confirms China overtakes German exports

Retail sales resist dire downturn in 2009
Germany

Retail sales resist dire downturn in 2009

Audi to invest massively in German plants
Germany

Audi to invest massively in German plants

German economy seen rebounding next year
Germany

German economy seen rebounding next year

Germany facing bumpy economic recovery
Germany

Germany facing bumpy economic recovery

Dire German economic outlook improves
Germany

Dire German economic outlook improves

Hypo Real Estate needs five years to pay off state aid
Germany

Hypo Real Estate needs five years to pay off state aid

Unemployment dips but economists warn of coming pain
Germany

Unemployment dips but economists warn of coming pain

Oktoberfest crowds drown recession in beer
Germany

Oktoberfest crowds drown recession in beer

Women working part-time jobs up 16 percent in last decade
Germany

Women working part-time jobs up 16 percent in last decade

Berlin balks at boosting IMF’s finances
Germany

Berlin balks at boosting IMF’s finances

Germany’s great piano makers the latest victims of downturn
Germany

Germany’s great piano makers the latest victims of downturn

Ikea shutting down ‘Billy’ factory in Saxony-Anhalt
Germany

Ikea shutting down ‘Billy’ factory in Saxony-Anhalt

Labour ministry tags €100 million for micro-credit programme
Germany

Labour ministry tags €100 million for micro-credit programme

German trade surplus surges as output drops
Germany

German trade surplus surges as output drops

Armoured car sales boost industrial orders
Germany

Armoured car sales boost industrial orders

German execs took 20 percent pay cut last year
Germany

German execs took 20 percent pay cut last year

Germany escapes from recession as growth returns
Germany

Germany escapes from recession as growth returns

Investor confidence returning in Germany
Germany

Investor confidence returning in Germany

German economy unexpectedly grows in second quarter
Germany

German economy unexpectedly grows in second quarter

Consumer prices fall for first time in 22 years
Germany

Consumer prices fall for first time in 22 years

Germany rejects labelling stimulus package a damp squib
Germany

Germany rejects labelling stimulus package a damp squib

Trade surplus surges
Germany

Trade surplus surges

Industrial orders climb in June
Germany

Industrial orders climb in June

Politicians irked by more car scrapping premium fraud
Germany

Politicians irked by more car scrapping premium fraud

Metro mulls cutting 17,000 jobs
Germany

Metro mulls cutting 17,000 jobs

Germany’s jobless queue set to hit 4.7 million in 2010
Germany

Germany’s jobless queue set to hit 4.7 million in 2010

Unemployment creeps higher in July
Germany

Unemployment creeps higher in July

Southern German industry hardest hit by global recession
Germany

Southern German industry hardest hit by global recession

German prices fall for first time in 22 years
Germany

German prices fall for first time in 22 years

Deutsche Bank posts surprise gains
Germany

Deutsche Bank posts surprise gains

Shoppers spending cash despite recession
Germany

Shoppers spending cash despite recession

German firms eye brighter future
Germany

German firms eye brighter future

German firms growing more optimistic
Germany

German firms growing more optimistic

Recession spurs camping revival
Germany

Recession spurs camping revival

Officials see recession in Germany slowing
Germany

Officials see recession in Germany slowing

Recession over says Finance Ministry
Germany

Recession over says Finance Ministry

Second wave of insolvencies seen
Germany

Second wave of insolvencies seen

Steinbrück warns of ‘mammoth’ debt
Germany

Steinbrück warns of ‘mammoth’ debt

Germany business confidence rises despite dire conditions
Germany

Germany business confidence rises despite dire conditions

Deutsche Bank economist sees unemployment hitting 5 million
Germany

Deutsche Bank economist sees unemployment hitting 5 million

Germans more pessimistic about economy than economists
Germany

Germans more pessimistic about economy than economists

Ex-Arcandor chief Middelhoff probed
Germany

Ex-Arcandor chief Middelhoff probed

Germany torpedoes Arcandor’s aid request
Germany

Germany torpedoes Arcandor’s aid request

Industrial orders remain stable for April
Germany

Industrial orders remain stable for April

Berlin rejects loan guarantees for Arcandor
Germany

Berlin rejects loan guarantees for Arcandor

Theatre chiefs warn of rising job cuts
Germany

Theatre chiefs warn of rising job cuts

Arcandor future looks grim
Germany

Arcandor future looks grim

Retail sales up in April
Germany

Retail sales up in April

Unemployment rate drops amid dire labour market predictions
Germany

Unemployment rate drops amid dire labour market predictions

Inflation drops to 22-year low
Germany

Inflation drops to 22-year low

Retailer Hertie to close all stores
Germany

Retailer Hertie to close all stores

German business sentiment reaches three-year high
Germany

German business sentiment reaches three-year high

One-fifth of Easterners threatened by poverty
Germany

One-fifth of Easterners threatened by poverty

Verheugen slams German banks for risky investments
Germany

Verheugen slams German banks for risky investments

Germany suffers worst economic contraction in four decades
Germany

Germany suffers worst economic contraction in four decades

Berlin approves ‘bad bank’ for toxic assets to boost economy
Germany

Berlin approves ‘bad bank’ for toxic assets to boost economy

Steel and iron production plummets to below 50 percent
Germany

Steel and iron production plummets to below 50 percent

Commerzbank reports sharp loss
Germany

Commerzbank reports sharp loss

Recession sparks German angst
Germany

Recession sparks German angst

German industrial output numbers a reason to hope
Germany

German industrial output numbers a reason to hope

ECB cuts rates to historic low
Germany

ECB cuts rates to historic low

Adidas profits tank 97 percent
Germany

Adidas profits tank 97 percent

Hypo Real Estate posts major first-quarter loss
Germany

Hypo Real Estate posts major first-quarter loss

US investor Flowers rejects Berlin’s HRE takeover offer
Germany

US investor Flowers rejects Berlin’s HRE takeover offer

Germany slashes 2009 growth forecast
Germany

Germany slashes 2009 growth forecast

Daimler bails out on Chrysler stake and forgives debt
Germany

Daimler bails out on Chrysler stake and forgives debt

Deutsche Bank’s strong results give hope for end to crisis
Germany

Deutsche Bank’s strong results give hope for end to crisis

Consumer confidence still strong despite recession
Germany

Consumer confidence still strong despite recession

Restlessly civil in Germany
Germany

Restlessly civil in Germany

German business sentiment surprises with big rise
Germany

German business sentiment surprises with big rise

Germany facing worst slump since WWII
Germany

Germany facing worst slump since WWII

VW profits crash
Germany

VW profits crash

Union calls on state help for ailing Arcandor
Germany

Union calls on state help for ailing Arcandor

Berlin hammers out ‘bad bank’ plan
Germany

Berlin hammers out ‘bad bank’ plan

Guttenberg slams greedy bankers
Germany

Guttenberg slams greedy bankers

Hookers offer discounts amid limp sex trade
Germany

Hookers offer discounts amid limp sex trade

High rents threaten thousands of retailers
Germany

High rents threaten thousands of retailers

Recession making German beer cheaper
Germany

Recession making German beer cheaper

Woolworth chain on the verge of failure
Germany

Woolworth chain on the verge of failure

Hospitality industry set to lose 60,000 jobs
Germany

Hospitality industry set to lose 60,000 jobs

Industrial output decline slowed in February
Germany

Industrial output decline slowed in February

Berlin launches Hypo Real Estate takeover
Germany

Berlin launches Hypo Real Estate takeover

German cabinet extends car scrapping bonus
Germany

German cabinet extends car scrapping bonus

Exports down by 23.1 percent
Germany

Exports down by 23.1 percent

Schaeffler gets loan lifeline
Germany

Schaeffler gets loan lifeline

Economic crisis leaves many animals homeless
Germany

Economic crisis leaves many animals homeless

March car sales up by 40 percent after scrapping premium ‘frenzy’
Germany

March car sales up by 40 percent after scrapping premium ‘frenzy’

Steinbrück says crisis will take years to overcome
Germany

Steinbrück says crisis will take years to overcome

VW worker collapses on hunger strike for more hours
Germany

VW worker collapses on hunger strike for more hours

German unemployment increased in March
Germany

German unemployment increased in March

Merkel snubs calls for more stimulus
Germany

Merkel snubs calls for more stimulus

Commerzbank board takes pay cut after €6.6 billion in losses
Germany

Commerzbank board takes pay cut after €6.6 billion in losses

Siemens cutting more workers’ schedules to save cash
Germany

Siemens cutting more workers’ schedules to save cash

Heidelberger printing to nix another 2,500 jobs
Germany

Heidelberger printing to nix another 2,500 jobs

Labour Agency faces shortfall amid worsening recession
Germany

Labour Agency faces shortfall amid worsening recession

Ifo business confidence hits rock bottom
Germany

Ifo business confidence hits rock bottom

Deutsche Bank mulling job cuts
Germany

Deutsche Bank mulling job cuts

Government could extend auto scrapping premium
Germany

Government could extend auto scrapping premium

Recession could be double previous predictions
Germany

Recession could be double previous predictions

Commerzbank predicts massive recession
Germany

Commerzbank predicts massive recession

Berlin backs Hypo Real Estate bank privatisation bill
Germany

Berlin backs Hypo Real Estate bank privatisation bill

BMW blames crisis for failure to come up with 2009 forecast
Germany

BMW blames crisis for failure to come up with 2009 forecast

German investor confidence index posts fifth straight gain
Germany

German investor confidence index posts fifth straight gain

Germany puts brakes on more stimulus
Germany

Germany puts brakes on more stimulus

Merkel rejects calls for new stimulus package
Germany

Merkel rejects calls for new stimulus package

German exports plunge
Germany

German exports plunge

Commerzbank pumps €4 billion into Dresdner
Germany

Commerzbank pumps €4 billion into Dresdner

Former East Germany weathering recession better than the west
Germany

Former East Germany weathering recession better than the west

Machine tool orders continue plunge
Germany

Machine tool orders continue plunge

Junk-car bonus inspires other sectors to offer trade-ins
Germany

Junk-car bonus inspires other sectors to offer trade-ins

Recession tightens its grip on labour market
Germany

Recession tightens its grip on labour market

Chemicals giant BASF warns of dire 2009
Germany

Chemicals giant BASF warns of dire 2009

Opel plant workers to rally in hopes of saving their jobs
Germany

Opel plant workers to rally in hopes of saving their jobs

German economy officially taking a dive
Germany

German economy officially taking a dive

HSH Nordbank gets €3-billion state bailout
Germany

HSH Nordbank gets €3-billion state bailout

Business confidence reaches all-time low
Germany

Business confidence reaches all-time low

Berlin ready to help Opel survive
Germany

Berlin ready to help Opel survive

Deutsche Bank predicts massive 2009 recession
Germany

Deutsche Bank predicts massive 2009 recession

Germany passes historic stimulus plan
Germany

Germany passes historic stimulus plan

Berlin predicts long and bleak recession
Germany

Berlin predicts long and bleak recession

Condé Nast shuts down Vanity Fair Germany
Germany

Condé Nast shuts down Vanity Fair Germany

Naked Merkel Karneval float to appear in Brazilian bikini
Germany

Naked Merkel Karneval float to appear in Brazilian bikini

Daimler warns rough ride ahead in 2009
Germany

Daimler warns rough ride ahead in 2009

Expert says Germany to continue dominating global exports
Germany

Expert says Germany to continue dominating global exports

Steinbrück warns against growing spectre of protectionism
Germany

Steinbrück warns against growing spectre of protectionism

Recession in Germany worse than expected
Germany

Recession in Germany worse than expected

BASF warns of job cuts
Germany

BASF warns of job cuts

Machinery sector to shed 25,000 jobs
Germany

Machinery sector to shed 25,000 jobs

Global downturn hits German trade surplus
Germany

Global downturn hits German trade surplus

Guttenberg named new economy minister
Germany

Guttenberg named new economy minister

BMW shares buoyant despite plunging 2008 sales
Germany

BMW shares buoyant despite plunging 2008 sales

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Germany

German industrial orders plunge

Bankruptcy derails toy train maker Märklin
Germany

Bankruptcy derails toy train maker Märklin

German retail sales continue to slide
Germany

German retail sales continue to slide

Merkel sees financial markets stabilising
Germany

Merkel sees financial markets stabilising

Steinbrück aims to crack lottery jackpot as German debt balloons
Germany

Steinbrück aims to crack lottery jackpot as German debt balloons

Unemployment jumps as economy slides
Germany

Unemployment jumps as economy slides

Berlin approves second stimulus plan
Germany

Berlin approves second stimulus plan

Recession creating Karneval cutbacks
Germany

Recession creating Karneval cutbacks

Economic crisis worries Bundesbank’s Weber
Germany

Economic crisis worries Bundesbank’s Weber

State-aided firms urged to withhold dividends
Germany

State-aided firms urged to withhold dividends

Thousands set to lose their jobs this year
Germany

Thousands set to lose their jobs this year

Wealth gap between east and west grows
Germany

Wealth gap between east and west grows

Retail giant Metro reportedly axing 15,000 jobs
Germany

Retail giant Metro reportedly axing 15,000 jobs

Government expects bad recession and big public deficit
Germany

Government expects bad recession and big public deficit

Economy Ministry to drastically reduce growth forecast
Germany

Economy Ministry to drastically reduce growth forecast

Inflation soars in Germany
Germany

Inflation soars in Germany

China surpasses Germany as world’s third-largest economy
Germany

China surpasses Germany as world’s third-largest economy

German growth slowed sharply in 2008
Germany

German growth slowed sharply in 2008

Critics assail German stimulus package
Germany

Critics assail German stimulus package

Government settles on huge stimulus package
Germany

Government settles on huge stimulus package

Merkel’s coalition grapples with stimulus plan as elections loom
Germany

Merkel’s coalition grapples with stimulus plan as elections loom

Steinbrück calls for lower entry tax rate
Germany

Steinbrück calls for lower entry tax rate

Commerzbank to be partially nationalised
Germany

Commerzbank to be partially nationalised

Exports plunge as global recession bites
Germany

Exports plunge as global recession bites

Economic downturn hits German job market
Germany

Economic downturn hits German job market

Germany mulls €100 billion in corporate loan guarantees
Germany

Germany mulls €100 billion in corporate loan guarantees

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Germany

2008 marks worst year for new car sales since reunification

Economic advisor sees 700,000 Germans losing jobs in 2009
Germany

Economic advisor sees 700,000 Germans losing jobs in 2009

Germans optimistic about 2009 despite economic gloom
Germany

Germans optimistic about 2009 despite economic gloom

Steinbrück warns against ‘growth bubble’
Germany

Steinbrück warns against ‘growth bubble’

New German stimulus package smaller than expected
Germany

New German stimulus package smaller than expected

Köhler says financial crisis can be beat in Christmas speech
Germany

Köhler says financial crisis can be beat in Christmas speech

Think tank forecasts worst recession since World War II
Germany

Think tank forecasts worst recession since World War II

Is Berlin’s real estate party over?
Germany

Is Berlin’s real estate party over?

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Germany

ECB extends unlimited cash loans to euro zone banks

Merkel reveals details of second economic stimulus package
Germany

Merkel reveals details of second economic stimulus package

IMF chief urges Germany to increase spending
Germany

IMF chief urges Germany to increase spending

CSU threatens to torpedo stimulus plan
Germany

CSU threatens to torpedo stimulus plan

Ifo’s Sinn sees two-year recession in Germany
Germany

Ifo’s Sinn sees two-year recession in Germany

Steinbrück: Germany can overcome crisis
Germany

Steinbrück: Germany can overcome crisis

German Mittelstand balks at job guarantees
Germany

German Mittelstand balks at job guarantees

Hairdressers face the chop as Berlin becomes messy hair capital
Germany

Hairdressers face the chop as Berlin becomes messy hair capital

Munich Re to buy US insurer HSB Group
Germany

Munich Re to buy US insurer HSB Group

Recession catches up with consumers
Germany

Recession catches up with consumers

Germany prepared to help Opel as GM falters
Germany

Germany prepared to help Opel as GM falters

Merkel backs EU stimulus measures
Germany

Merkel backs EU stimulus measures

Germans would buy furniture with consumer vouchers
Germany

Germans would buy furniture with consumer vouchers

EU denies split as Merkel left out
Germany

EU denies split as Merkel left out

Daimler to slash workweek amid slump
Germany

Daimler to slash workweek amid slump

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Germany

Car sales plunge in November

Deutsche Bank says there is no credit crisis
Germany

Deutsche Bank says there is no credit crisis

Finance minister admits Germany is in a recession
Germany

Finance minister admits Germany is in a recession

BASF suspends work and cuts profit target
Germany

BASF suspends work and cuts profit target

SolarWorld makes €1-billion Opel bid
Germany

SolarWorld makes €1-billion Opel bid

The Grinch who stole Weihnachten
Germany

The Grinch who stole Weihnachten

Opel executives go cap-in-hand to Merkel
Germany

Opel executives go cap-in-hand to Merkel

Germany falls into recession
Germany

Germany falls into recession

German economy seen grinding to halt in 2009
Germany

German economy seen grinding to halt in 2009

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Germany

Germany economy in ‘disastrous’ shape

ECB cuts eurozone interest rates
Germany

ECB cuts eurozone interest rates

German unemployment hits 16-year low
Germany

German unemployment hits 16-year low

Economy Ministry sets up hotline for crisis-hit firms
Germany

Economy Ministry sets up hotline for crisis-hit firms

German business confidence tanks
Germany

German business confidence tanks

Getting by in Germany during the global meltdown
Germany

Getting by in Germany during the global meltdown

BayernLB first in line for German state aid
Germany

BayernLB first in line for German state aid

Glos demands bankers sacrifice bonuses
Germany

Glos demands bankers sacrifice bonuses

Lafontaine backs Sodann’s call to jail German bankers
Germany

Lafontaine backs Sodann’s call to jail German bankers

Berlin planning ‘targeted measures’ to boost economy
Germany

Berlin planning ‘targeted measures’ to boost economy

Germany sets tough rules for bank bailouts
Germany

Germany sets tough rules for bank bailouts

Germany passes €480-billion bailout
Germany

Germany passes €480-billion bailout

German bank execs called upon to contribute to bailouts
Germany

German bank execs called upon to contribute to bailouts

Merkel: world facing worst crisis since 1920s
Germany

Merkel: world facing worst crisis since 1920s

Germans aren’t freaking out about financial crisis
Germany

Germans aren’t freaking out about financial crisis

German investors flee to Sparkasse safety
Germany

German investors flee to Sparkasse safety

Frankfurt’s DAX tanks over ten percent
Germany

Frankfurt’s DAX tanks over ten percent

DAX slumps to two-year low amid turmoil
Germany

DAX slumps to two-year low amid turmoil

Struck slams Deutsche Bank CEO over bank bailout suggestion
Germany

Struck slams Deutsche Bank CEO over bank bailout suggestion

Financial crisis seen pushing Germany into recession
Germany

Financial crisis seen pushing Germany into recession

German retail sales jump
Germany

German retail sales jump

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Germany

Global financial crisis means lower growth forecast in Germany

Steinmeier says Europe warned US on financial crisis
Germany

Steinmeier says Europe warned US on financial crisis

How I learned to stop worrying and love my Sparbuch
Germany

How I learned to stop worrying and love my Sparbuch

Steinbrück rejects EU stimulus plan idea
Germany

Steinbrück rejects EU stimulus plan idea

EU sees Germany headed for recession
Germany

EU sees Germany headed for recession

German industrial output plunges
Germany

German industrial output plunges

German investor confidence at 17-year low
Germany

German investor confidence at 17-year low

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Germany

Berlin saves IKB Bank

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Germany

Only slight increase in unemployment

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Germany

Celebration follows panic on Dax

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Germany

A chaotic day in Frankfurt

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Germany

German and EU officials speak up against panic

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Germany

German finance minister says economy robust

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Sweden

Nordea: Swedish economy cooling off

Borg warns of looming recession in Sweden
Sweden

Borg warns of looming recession in Sweden

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Sweden

Sweden stumbles into recession

Shoppers urged to ‘buy Swedish’
Sweden

Shoppers urged to ‘buy Swedish’

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Sweden

Swedish shoppers undeterred by world crisis

Volvo sees truck deliveries tumble in November
Sweden

Volvo sees truck deliveries tumble in November

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Sweden

Trade group: ‘Government must act to arrest car sales slide’

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Sweden

Recession hits demand for prison produce

Swedish economy in ‘long, dark winter’
Sweden

Swedish economy in ‘long, dark winter’

Economic outlook brighter: report
Sweden

Economic outlook brighter: report

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Sweden

Two Swedish banks surprise on the upside

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Sweden

Swedish firms battle to stay afloat

Sweden faces ‘late exit’ from recession: IMF
Sweden

Sweden faces ‘late exit’ from recession: IMF

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Sweden

Swedish companies still struggling for funding

Swedish car sales on the rebound
Sweden

Swedish car sales on the rebound

Record number of tourists flock to Sweden
Sweden

Record number of tourists flock to Sweden

State warns of housing boom and bust
Sweden

State warns of housing boom and bust

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Sweden

Economists reject ‘housing bubble’ report

Record student intake at Swedish universities
Sweden

Record student intake at Swedish universities

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Sweden

Swedes show confidence in housing market

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Sweden

Unemployment higher among men in Sweden

Minister: France is out of recession
France

Minister: France is out of recession

Spain hits 2013 deficit targets six months early
Spain

Spain hits 2013 deficit targets six months early

Spain’s recession eases in second quarter
Spain

Spain’s recession eases in second quarter

Credit situation for small companies ‘critical’
Italy

Credit situation for small companies ‘critical’

‘Exports surge to end recession’: Central bank
Spain

‘Exports surge to end recession’: Central bank

Italy’s recession could be nearing end
Italy

Italy’s recession could be nearing end

Italian mayor’s paint job saves town €10,000
Italy

Italian mayor’s paint job saves town €10,000

Price hikes cut into Italians holiday plans
Italy

Price hikes cut into Italians holiday plans

Cash-strapped Italians cut back on spending
Italy

Cash-strapped Italians cut back on spending

IMF urges reforms as Spanish exports soar
Spain

IMF urges reforms as Spanish exports soar

Italy’s economy fares worse than expected
Italy

Italy’s economy fares worse than expected

France ‘spitting in wind with anti-global view’
France

France ‘spitting in wind with anti-global view’

Crisis grows as France officially enters recession
France

Crisis grows as France officially enters recession

Crisis deepens with France set for recession
France

Crisis deepens with France set for recession

May Day: ‘Austerity is ruining and killing us’
Spain

May Day: ‘Austerity is ruining and killing us’

France to fall into recession this year: IMF
France

France to fall into recession this year: IMF

France mired in mild recession: central bank
France

France mired in mild recession: central bank

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France

French economy to contract in final quarter

France heading for recession: Bank
France

France heading for recession: Bank

French confidence at rock bottom
France

French confidence at rock bottom

Switzerland set to avoid recession: agency
Switzerland

Switzerland set to avoid recession: agency

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France

French economy set to shrink: bank

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France

France heading back into recession – bank

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France

French still gloomy about future

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France

France nears recession as growth outlook cut

Coronavirus: German industry fears ‘longest recession’ since reunification
Germany

Coronavirus: German industry fears ‘longest recession’ since reunification

Should Germany boost spending to help revive Europe?
Germany

Should Germany boost spending to help revive Europe?

Italian shares plunge as economy slumps
Italy

Italian shares plunge as economy slumps

Italy slips back into recession
Italy

Italy slips back into recession

Italians bin €8.7 billion of food each year
Italy

Italians bin €8.7 billion of food each year

EU orders  France to reform pensions and jobs
France

EU orders France to reform pensions and jobs

Merkel: eurozone needs growth as well as cuts
Germany

Merkel: eurozone needs growth as well as cuts

Swedes cut food budgets as crisis unfolds
Sweden

Swedes cut food budgets as crisis unfolds

Germany drives EU growth past America
Germany

Germany drives EU growth past America

Time for Europe to fix its finances
Sweden

Time for Europe to fix its finances

Germans worry the most about unemployment, study shows
Germany

Germans worry the most about unemployment, study shows

Merkel to cut social services in tight budget
Germany

Merkel to cut social services in tight budget

Merkel warns of bumpy economy in 2010
Germany

Merkel warns of bumpy economy in 2010

Coalition bickers over tax reform promises
Germany

Coalition bickers over tax reform promises

Merkel admits tax cut plan may fail
Germany

Merkel admits tax cut plan may fail

Business community expecting economic reforms from Merkel
Germany

Business community expecting economic reforms from Merkel

Merkel to demand new financial rules at G20
Germany

Merkel to demand new financial rules at G20

Bare-bones Aldi expands as US shoppers struggle
Germany

Bare-bones Aldi expands as US shoppers struggle

Merkel defends Germany’s dependence on exports
Germany

Merkel defends Germany’s dependence on exports

Recession blows hole in German budget
Germany

Recession blows hole in German budget

Germany expecting economic slump despite improving sentiment
Germany

Germany expecting economic slump despite improving sentiment

Merkel says G20 can’t afford inaction on global economy
Germany

Merkel says G20 can’t afford inaction on global economy

Germany and France want tougher G20 stance on tax havens
Germany

Germany and France want tougher G20 stance on tax havens

Merkel backs extension of car scrapping scheme
Germany

Merkel backs extension of car scrapping scheme

Berlin and Paris demand ‘concrete results’ at G20 summit
Germany

Berlin and Paris demand ‘concrete results’ at G20 summit

Steinbrück pooh-poohs US call for stimulus
Germany

Steinbrück pooh-poohs US call for stimulus

ECB cuts rates to 1.50 percent
Germany

ECB cuts rates to 1.50 percent

Chinese firms kick off German spending spree
Germany

Chinese firms kick off German spending spree

Economic crisis cooking course conjures €3 meals in Cologne
Germany

Economic crisis cooking course conjures €3 meals in Cologne

EU tackles economic crisis at Berlin summit
Germany

EU tackles economic crisis at Berlin summit

Merkel demands tighter leash for global markets
Germany

Merkel demands tighter leash for global markets

McDonald’s hopeful Germans will opt for cheap eats in recession
Germany

McDonald’s hopeful Germans will opt for cheap eats in recession

Economy minister Glos tries to resign
Germany

Economy minister Glos tries to resign

Merkel hails US decision to weakening ‘Buy American’ clause
Germany

Merkel hails US decision to weakening ‘Buy American’ clause

Merkel calls for new global economic order
Germany

Merkel calls for new global economic order

Consumer confidence stabilises in Germany
Germany

Consumer confidence stabilises in Germany

German business confidence makes surprising climb higher
Germany

German business confidence makes surprising climb higher

Berlin expecting worst post-war recession
Germany

Berlin expecting worst post-war recession

Merkel defends German stimulus package
Germany

Merkel defends German stimulus package

ECB slashes interest rates again
Germany

ECB slashes interest rates again

Merkel calls stimulus plan a ‘difficult decision’
Germany

Merkel calls stimulus plan a ‘difficult decision’

Merkel defends stimulus package
Germany

Merkel defends stimulus package

Interview with economist Michael Burda: ‘Germany has to do its part’
Germany

Interview with economist Michael Burda: ‘Germany has to do its part’

Berlin and Paris call for world financial reforms
Germany

Berlin and Paris call for world financial reforms

Merkel tells Germans to unite to beat crisis
Germany

Merkel tells Germans to unite to beat crisis

Merkel warns of difficult 2009 in festive pep-talk
Germany

Merkel warns of difficult 2009 in festive pep-talk

German deficit seen ballooning to €30 billion
Germany

German deficit seen ballooning to €30 billion

Merkel hints at billions for new stimulus plan
Germany

Merkel hints at billions for new stimulus plan

Merkel says ‘Oui’ to EU stimulus, climate deals
Germany

Merkel says ‘Oui’ to EU stimulus, climate deals

Germans prefer tax cuts to consumer vouchers
Germany

Germans prefer tax cuts to consumer vouchers

Ifo sees recession through 2010
Germany

Ifo sees recession through 2010

Steinbrück slams ‘crass’ UK stimulus plan
Germany

Steinbrück slams ‘crass’ UK stimulus plan

Merkel to block climate reforms that risk jobs
Germany

Merkel to block climate reforms that risk jobs

Merkel not irked at missing UK crisis talks
Germany

Merkel not irked at missing UK crisis talks

Deutsche Bank warns of massive 2009 recession
Germany

Deutsche Bank warns of massive 2009 recession

Industrial orders plunge 6.1 percent in October
Germany

Industrial orders plunge 6.1 percent in October

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Germany

ECB slashes eurozone interest rates

Merkel calls for joint EU approach to crisis
Germany

Merkel calls for joint EU approach to crisis

The incredible shrinking chancellor
Germany

The incredible shrinking chancellor

Germany blasts EU over bank bailouts
Germany

Germany blasts EU over bank bailouts

Merkel tries to snuff out criticism on economy
Germany

Merkel tries to snuff out criticism on economy

Merkel under fire for economy ahead of CDU congress
Germany

Merkel under fire for economy ahead of CDU congress

Germany pressured to ignite economy
Germany

Germany pressured to ignite economy

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Germany

Berlin says EU planning €130-billion stimulus

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Germany

EU industry groups call for coordinated economic action

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Germany

Steinmeier calls for European jobs pact

Merkel launches economic stimulus package
Germany

Merkel launches economic stimulus package

Merkel details economic recovery plan
Germany

Merkel details economic recovery plan

Merkel: state must restore faith in markets
Germany

Merkel: state must restore faith in markets