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  • Euro slides after Merkel's 'poor showing' in election
    News
    AFP News4 hours ago

    Euro slides after Merkel's 'poor showing' in election

    The euro lost ground Monday as investors worried about looming political infighting in Germany after an election that won Angela Merkel a fourth term as chancellor, but also gave a hard-right opposition party parliamentary seats for the first time. "The markets' initial reaction to the outcome

  • Finance
    Associated Press6 hours ago

    European Central Bank chief warns on euro's rise

    European Central Bank head Mario Draghi has underlined his concern about the recent rise in the euro's exchange rate. Draghi said Monday that "the recent volatility in the exchange rate represents ...

  • German business confidence dipped ahead of election
    Finance
    Associated Press11 hours ago

    German business confidence dipped ahead of election

    A closely watched survey says German business optimism took a dip in September ahead of federal elections and amid concerns about a stronger euro. The Ifo business climate indicator fell to 115.2 points ...