Following its latest monetary policy meeting, which ended on October 28, the Federal Reserve decided to keep interest rates near the zero mark, the same as it has done for the last[...]
A report released in late-June by Business For Britain, an independent organization campaigning for a change in the UK’s economic role within Europe, has concluded that the eurozon[...]
The UK’s benchmark share index, the FTSE 100, sailed through the 7000 barrier for the first time on Friday, March 20, 2015, and closed at just over 7022 – its highest level since t[...]
A rare phenomenon is currently occurring in Europe: Investors are actually paying for the opportunity to lend to certain borrowers. The norm, of course, is that borrowers pay lende[...]
On January 22, ECB president Mario Draghi announced a €1.1tn quantitative easing program in a bid to lift the eurozone’s economy out of an environment of weak growth and deflation.[...]
Since the financial markets meltdown in 2007-2008, countries in the EU have been from one economic crisis to another. The ECB has had to bail out countries like Greece, Cyprus, Spa[...]
In a world of economic downturns, unstable governments and uncertain futures, financial institutions are particularly concerned about how global events will play out in relation to[...]
Given Verizon’s recent deal to purchase Vodafone’s 45% share in Verizon Wireless for $130 billion, market watchers are now anticipating that Vodafone could be a target for the like[...]
In 2003 the Republic of Ireland was about to begin its second boom in less than ten years. The Original Celtic Tiger had seen the Republic shift from being one of the poorest count[...]
Cyprus is a small island with a small population, and the country has recently been a victim of European austerity measures. This was the outcome of long-term bad economic governan[...]