German inflation remains at 0.8% in September

Inflation in Europe’s largest economy has not been lower than 0.8 per cent since February 2010. The data confirms a flash estimate from the end of September and is fuelling concern that Germany could be nearing recession and that the entire euro zone bloc could slip into a period of deflation. Concerns over low inflation Read more about German inflation remains at 0.8% in September[…]

German exports plunge by largest amount in five-and-a-half years

(Reuters) – German exports slumped by 5.8 percent in August, their biggest fall since the height of the global financial crisis in January 2009, in yet another sign that Europe’s largest economyis faltering amid broader euro zone weakness and crises abroad. The Federal Statistics Office said late-falling summer vacations in some German states had contributed to the fall Read more about German exports plunge by largest amount in five-and-a-half years[…]

German recession looms as factory output falls 5.7pc (07/10/2014)

Donal O’Donovan, Published: 07/10/2014 German factory output suffered the biggest monthly decline since 2009 in August as sanctions against Russia and the Eurozone slowdown hit production. The decline in Europe’s biggest economy and most important exporter was far more than anticipated. German industrial orders fell by 5.7pc in August. Orders from outside the Eurozone fell Read more about German recession looms as factory output falls 5.7pc (07/10/2014)[…]

German inflation stuck at four and a half year low (11/09/2014)

Thursday 11 September 2014 07.27 by RTÉ News German inflation stood at 0.8% in August, final data shows Inflation in Germany, Europe’s biggest economy, remained stuck at its lowest level in four and a half years in August, according to final data today. Confirming a preliminary flash estimate released at the end of last month, Read more about German inflation stuck at four and a half year low (11/09/2014)[…]

European investors come back in to Irish property (04/09/2014)

Peter Flanagan, Published: 04/09/2014 THE Dublin commercial property market is facing a fresh influx of overseas investors as European funds begin to dip their toe into the market here. Up to now, the recovery in commercial property in the capital has been driven largely by big American investors who are known for being the first Read more about European investors come back in to Irish property (04/09/2014)[…]

Germany confirms economy contracted (02/09/2014)

Michelle Martin, Published 02/09/2014 Weak investment spending and slow trade led Germany to contract for the first time in over a year in the second quarter, data showed, suggesting Europe’s largest economy is running out of steam just as the impact of the crisis in Ukraine starts to bite. Germany’s Federal Statistics Office confirmed yesterday Read more about Germany confirms economy contracted (02/09/2014)[…]