The Corner | March 31, 2015 | German and Spanish retail sales have improved markedly compared with this time last year. Unemployment figures for the euro zone are expected to fall slightly, while results of EU inflation figures will be keenly monitored in the wake of the ECB’s sovereign bond purchasing programme, launched earlier this month.
ATHENS | Via Macropolis | One of the consequences of Greece’s crisis often overlooked is that the vast majority of the country’s unemployed do not receive benefits as they would in many European Union countries. In a report on Monday, Ta Nea newspaper visited this story and found that the numbers are even more alarming than most would imagine.
BERLIN | By Alberto Lozano | While the euro zone jobless rate reached 12.1 percent in October, Germany has promising news for itself: national labor market is expected to create about 180,000 jobs in 2014. Why is this happening?