german consumer confidence

Morning briefing: Germany leads the way

The Corner | March 26, 2015 | The German economy is leading the way in yet more positive news for the eurozone, as consumer confidence reaches its highest level for 14 years. In Spain, business confidence is at it’s highest level for eight years, while concern about weak GDP figures in France may be offset by a recent improvement in consumption and exports.


Europe´s locomotive moving along nicely

The Corner | March 2, 2015 | The engine of Europe’s economy outperformed expectations in 4Q2014, and that is good news for all the eurozone. Germany is increasingly depending on internal demand, which was the main contributor to the 1.6% GDP growth last year: 0.4 basis points.