Europe

The FINANCIAL -- In 2017, 650 000 first time asylum seekers applied for international protection in the Member States of the European Union (EU). This was just over half the number recorded in 2016, when 1 206 500 first-time asylum applicants were registered, and is comparable to the level recorded in 2014, before the peaks of 2015 and ...

The FINANCIAL -- Euro area annual inflation is expected to be 1.2% in February 2018, down from 1.3% in January 2018, according to a flash estimate from Eurostat, the statistical office of the ...

The FINANCIAL -- Seasonally adjusted GDP rose by 0.6% in both the euro area (EA19) and the EU28 during the fourth quarter of 2017, compared with the previous quarter, according to an estimate ...

The FINANCIAL -- After an illustrious start to the year in the previous month, the consumer climate in Germany is facing initial headwinds. Both economic and income expecta-tions, as well as ...