European News Highlights Archive

2008-05-16 EU Highlights

[Skip to the end] Only the rising euro has kept the ecb from hiking, so far. Highlights ECB’s Trichet Sees ‘Less Flattering’ Growth in Second Quarter ECB concern over liquidity scheme Trichet Says No Room to Relax in Inflation Fight ECB’s Mersch Says Current Rates Will Help Curb Inflation French First-Quarter Payrolls ...Read More

2008-05-08 EU Highlights – Germany’s trade surplus drops in March

[Skip to the end] May be working through the ‘J’ curve. The pace of the US trade gap falling at the ‘expense’ of the reverse happening elsewhere might be increasing. More info with US march trade numbers due out soon. World budget deficits are in general too small for robust growth with ...Read More