May 10, 2012 9:52 AM ET
Greek jobless rate rose to 21.7% in February, French manufacturing output unexpectedly rose and Spanish home transfers declined in March. Czech annual inflation eased and jobless rate dropped in April.
May 10, 2012 9:50 AM ET
The European indexes edged lower after the Greek political turmoil intensified and the nation is heading for another snap election in less than two months. The European Financial Stability Facility confirmed the release of €5.2 billion to Greece.
May 09, 2012 9:39 AM ET
German manufacturing turnover eased but foreign trade surplus increased to €17.4 billion in March and French deficit narrowed. Swedish home prices fell in three months to April and Greek inflation inched higher in the month.
May 09, 2012 9:36 AM ET
The European indexes traded sideways while Greek parties struggle to form a coalition government. Stock markets were calm but Spanish yields rose above 6%. German exports rose unexpectedly in March. Commerzbank, ING, and E.ON quarterly net fell.
May 08, 2012 9:14 AM ET
Hungarian output rebounded, Danish surplus declined and Norwegian manufacturing production fell in March. Swedish central government payments surplus in April jumped more than twofold.
May 08, 2012 9:08 AM ET
The European indexes slumped as the Greek political deadlock continued. Greece sold €1.3 billion of 6-month T-bills at higher yields. Adecco and Deutsche Post gained after better than expected earnings. Mexico based American Movil agreed to lift its stake in the Dutch telecom network operator KPN.
May 16, 2012 8:05 AM ET
The European indexes edged lower. Fresh elections will be held in Greece in June. Euro area annual inflation eased and jobless claims in the UK fell unexpectedly in April. EADS lifted full year earnings outlook.
May 07, 2012 4:40 PM ET
U.S. indexes recovered in the afternoon after market sentiment rebounded and bank stocks closed higher. U.S. consumer borrowing increased at the fastest pace in March as car loans and student loans drove the increase in loans. AIG bought back $2 billion of the $5 billion offering from the Treasury.
May 07, 2012 8:43 AM ET
German factory orders increased 2.2% but Spanish output plunged 10.4% in March. Swiss consumer prices declined for the seventh straight month but jobless rate rose in April. The UK jobless rate forecasted to rise over the next five years.
May 07, 2012 8:41 AM ET
The European indexes edged lower after France elected its first Socialist president in 17 years and Greece is heading for coalition government talks that may drag on for ninety more days. QSC plunged after quarterly net plummeted 65%.