Europe’s economy is now hitting its stride, according to the International Monetary Fund. But, as Ciara lee reports, a disruptive Brexit could result in “appreciably” lower growth for Britain and the euro zone. Continue reading
The European Commission proposes a plan under which millions of foreign tourists and business people who do not need visas will have to complete a five euro online security check to be allowed to enter the EU.
People in the Greek capital say they feel humiliated by euro zone partners who have not yet accepted their government’s latest proposals to secure a third bailout.
Eurogroup ministers gathering in Brussels hope for progress as “difficult” Greece negotiations resume and the European Union’s president cancels a planned summit of all 28 EU leaders that would have been needed in case of a “Grexit”.
UK traders consider the consequences of a possible ‘Grexit’ on the European markets.
Greek Finance Minister Yanis Varoufakis says it would be “catastrophic” if Greece left the euro, predicting it would herald “the beginning of the end of the common currency project”.
(Reuters Business Report) – Frankfurt’s Dax – on its longest streak of weekly gains since 1998.
This, in fact, its ninth week.
Europe is the feelgood factor.