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Russian central bank buys up roubles to avert stock market collapse
Bank scrambles to prevent invasion of Ukraine sending Russia’s financial system into meltdown as currency hits all-time low

Phillip Inman

24, Feb, 2022 @5:51 PM

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Euro banknotes to get first big redesign with 19-nation consultation
New theme being sought to replace current ‘ages and styles’ motif, says European Central Bank

Richard Partington Economics correspondent

06, Dec, 2021 @6:53 PM

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Hope and fear in EU as hardliner tipped to be German finance minister
Prospect of the FDP’s Christian Lindner taking charge has ‘half of Europe quaking in its boots’

Philip Oltermann in Berlin Jennifer Rankin in Brussels

15, Oct, 2021 @1:18 PM

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Pound at 18-month high against euro as German investor confidence falls
Sterling hit €1.1833 against the single currency, its highest level since February 2020

Graeme Wearden

10, Aug, 2021 @5:57 PM

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Global markets fall amid pessimism over soaring Covid-19 cases
European markets drop, with £44bn wiped off the value of UK’s FTSE 100

Phillip Inman

19, Jul, 2021 @1:13 PM

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Sterling reaches $1.39 in best performance for three years
FTSE 100 posts biggest daily gain for over a month as investors buoyed up by vaccine and US economy hopes

Richard Partington Economics correspondent

15, Feb, 2021 @6:18 PM

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Mario Draghi sworn in as prime minister of Italy
Former European Central Bank chief to lead unity government as it tackles Covid and economic slump

Guardian staff and agency

13, Feb, 2021 @12:28 PM

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Enter the Draghi: can 'Super Mario' save Italy as he did the euro?
Called on to lead Italy’s government in crisis, the former central banker will need all the skills he honed saving the European currency

Larry Elliott

03, Feb, 2021 @3:48 PM

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Pound up in value as hopes rise of a Brexit trade deal
Some of last week’s losses reversed after EU’s Michel Barnier says deal is possible

Phillip Inman

14, Dec, 2020 @7:49 PM

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Business leaders warn Boris Johnson that Brexit deal is essential
Government told failure will damage UK economy as critical negotiations begin

Richard Partington, Sarah Butler and Jasper Jolly

07, Sep, 2020 @6:28 PM

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Eurozone economy shrinks by record 12.1% due to coronavirus
Data reveals contraction in second quarter wiped out more than decade of expansion

Larry Elliott Economics editor

31, Jul, 2020 @1:07 PM

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UK business activity grows at fastest pace in five years after lockdown eased - as it happened
Rolling coverage of the latest business and markets news after business activity jumped in July

Kalyeena Makortoff

24, Jul, 2020 @2:09 PM

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