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  • Irish economy charges ahead in the second quarter

    DUBLIN (Reuters) - Ireland's economy grew 1.5 percent in the second quarter to rise a whopping 7.7 percent from a year ago, levels that economists said may allow the government to raise again growth forecasts it just upgraded last week. Less than 12...
  • S&P raises Greece by one notch in latest ratings boost

    ATHENS (Reuters) - Standard & Poor's raised Greece's credit rating by one notch on Friday, the latest ratings boost for the debt-laden country, and said it expected Athens to continue reporting budget surpluses before interest payments in the next few...
  • U.S. Fed maintains guidance, expects rate hikes at quicker pace

    (Reuters) - The U.S. Federal Reserve on Wednesday renewed a pledge to keep interest rates near zero for a "considerable time" and repeated concerns over slack in the labor market, standing firm against calls to overhaul its policy statement. Many...
  • U.S. business inventories, sales rise in July

    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. business inventories rose in July, but probably not enough to change views that stock accumulation could be a minor drag on economic growth in the third quarter. The Commerce Department said on Friday inventories increased 0.4...
  • IMF cuts Italy growth outlook, hikes deficit, debt

    ROME (Reuters) - Italy's economy will shrink in 2014 for a third year running, while the public debt will continue to rise, the International Monetary Fund said on Thursday, calling on Matteo Renzi's government to follow through on promised reforms....
  • Croatia slides toward EU/IMF aid as economy shrinks: Reuters poll

    ZAGREB (Reuters) - Croatia, the EU's newest member state, is set for a sixth straight year of recession and it may take an international bailout to enforce painful changes needed to make the economy productive, a Reuters poll showed on Monday. Successive...
  • Italy employers slash GDP forecasts, hike deficit, debt

    ROME (Reuters) - Italy's economy will shrink in 2014 for a third year running, while the public debt will continue to rise, employers' association Confindustria said on Tuesday. Gross domestic product will fall this year by 0.4 percent following declines...
  • More austerity, reforms ahead for Finland, PM Stubb says

    HELSINKI (Reuters) - Finland's weak economy mean its government may have to cut spending further over the next few years to stop national debt levels exceeding EU limits, Prime Minister Alexander Stubb told Reuters. The small Nordic economy, whose strong...
  • Hampton Roads economic growth slow-going

    Hampton Roads economic growth slow-going
    The region's economy hasn't really been growing all that much since the recession, if you take a look at the latest U.S. Bureau of Economic Analysis numbers. Real regional gross domestic product, which is adjusted for inflation, shows little change year...
  • Factbox: Chile tax reform set to be approved

    SANTIAGO (Reuters) - Chile's Congress is expected to give its stamp of approval to President Michelle Bachelet's tax reform bill on Wednesday, the first key part of the center-left leader's tax-and-spend campaign pledge to reduce inequality. The reform,...
  • ECB presses Italy to strengthen fiscal position

    FRANKFURT (Reuters) - The European Central Bank pressed Italy on Thursday to further strengthen its fiscal position, arguing that weaker-than-expected economic developments mean the government may miss its current 2014 deficit target. Italian Prime...