Economy

Cyprus issues 1st 15-year bond; pleased to find solid demand

Feb 19, 2019

Cyprus' finance minister says the country's first-ever 15-year public bond issue was eight times oversubscribed, calling it the "strongest affirmation" of international markets' trust in the Mediterranean island's economy

EU warns of reduced imports if Trump puts tariffs on cars

Feb 18, 2019

The European Union warned U.S. President Donald Trump Monday that the bloc will step back from a commitment to buy more American soybeans and liquid gas if European cars are hit with punitive tariffs

Correction: Cyprus-Golden Passports story

Feb 14, 2019

Correction: Cyprus-Golden Passports story

EU parliament approves EU-Singapore trade deal

Feb 13, 2019

The European Parliament has approved a free trade deal with Singapore that the European Union hopes to use as a blueprint for further deals in southeast Asia

Scientists in Hungary protest govt takeover of research

Feb 12, 2019

Scientists in Hungary are protesting government efforts to take control of their research funding, a move they say endangers academic freedom

EU eyes trade action over rights abuses in Cambodia

Feb 11, 2019

The EU is launching action that could see it suspend Cambodia's preferential access to the European market over the deterioration of human rights and the rule of law in the country

Hungary to give women with 4 or more kids life tax exemption

Feb 10, 2019

Hungary's anti-immigration prime minister says the government is greatly increasing financial aid and subsidies for families with several children

The Latest: EU parl't chief warns of Brexit 'catastrophe'

Feb 7, 2019

The president of the European Parliament is warning that the EU and Britain are on the verge of an "economic and human catastrophe" if they fail to finalize the Brexit agreement

EU Commission slashes forecast for eurozone economic growth this year to 1.3 percent from 1.9 percent previously

Feb 7, 2019

EU Commission slashes forecast for eurozone economic growth this year to 1.3 percent from 1.9 percent previously

EU nixes deal to create rail giant able to stand up to China

Feb 6, 2019

European Union authorities have blocked a deal to create a rail giant that could compete with China, angering France and Germany, which vowed to change the way the EU works.

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