Economy

UN nuclear watchdog: Iran stays within limits of 2015 deal

Feb 22, 2019

The U.N.'s nuclear watchdog says Iran still is complying with the terms of a 2015 deal that aims to keep Tehran from building atomic weapons in exchange for economic incentives

Italy's economy minister: Alitalia won't be nationalized

Feb 20, 2019

Italy's economy minister says there is no plan to nationalize Alitalia, the troubled airline that declared bankruptcy two years ago

Academic: Very few climate change doubters, issue now action

Feb 20, 2019

A prominent American economist says there are "very few" people who still doubt climate change

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

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