International Finance

Tag : Italy


Italy is back in technical recession

Istat indicated that domestic demand was growth neutral, whilst net exports were a drag on growth August 6, 2014: Istat just released its flash GDP estimate, signaling that in 2Q14 the Italian economy fell back into technical recession. According to Istat, the Italian GDP contracted 0.2% QoQ (from -0.1% QoQ in 1Q14) and 0.3% YoY....

French trade deficit widens in May, growth crawls

Central bank keeps sentiment indicator for manufacturing sector unchanged below long-term average, reports Team IFM Paris, July 14, 2014: The slowdown continues to chase France, with official data showing its trade deficit widening in May compared to the preceding month as imports rebounded, confirming findings of an independent survey that said the world’s fifth largest...