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Eurozone economic growth slows, while US GDP disappoints - as it happened

The Guardian - ‎6 hours ago‎
US consumers were less confident in July than the previous month, according to a new survey, partly due to the Brexit vote. The University of Michigan consumer sentiment index came in at 90 for July, lower than the 90.5 expected but up on the ...
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Eurozone GDP growth halves as French economy stalls

BBC News - ‎9 hours ago‎
Eurozone economic growth halved in the second quarter, but the 19-nation single currency area moved away from deflation. GDP rose by 0.3% between April and June, in line with expectations but below 0.6% growth in the first quarter.
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Eurozone recovery loses momentum

Financial Times - ‎10 hours ago‎
The eurozone's second-largest economy failed to grow at all in the second quarter as households held off spending and companies delayed investment amid strikes that caused big disruptions.
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Euro zone economy resilient to Brexit so far

Reuters - ‎20 hours ago‎
Euro zone economic sentiment improved this month, defying expectations for a decline, and German unemployment fell more than anticipated, supporting views that the bloc has so far shrugged off the impact of Brexit.
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UPDATE 2-Not enough Japan easing sends euro zone bond yields higher

Reuters - ‎9 hours ago‎
German 10-year bond yields - the euro zone bellwether - rose 2 basis points to minus 0.13 percent, while the Japanese equivalent was up 9 bps at minus 0.19 percent , its biggest daily rise in three years.
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Eurozone must lead search for doom-loop fix (subscription) - ‎10 hours ago‎
If the financial system is the engine that powers the economy, then government bonds are the oil. Their importance has grown since the 2008 financial crisis.
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Eurozone must complete banking union to avert crisis

Financial Times - ‎Jul 28, 2016‎
The eurozone is facing a mounting crisis that combines indecisive leadership, uncertainty following Britain's vote to leave the EU, few indications of meaningful economic growth on the horizon after years of low growth and stagnation, and struggling ...
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Eurozone optimism 'resilient' despite Brexit vote - ‎Jul 28, 2016‎
The Commission said that the eurozone had been “resilient”, while Bert Colijn, an ING Bank economist, said that “the fact that sentiment actually improved in the wake of the British EU referendum indicates that the initial impact of the vote on the ...
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IMF's own watchdog criticises its handling of eurozone crisis

The Guardian - ‎Jul 28, 2016‎
The IMF's handling of the financial crisis in the eurozone has been criticised by the organisation's own independent watchdog in a report that says the fund failed to spot the scale of the problem, was guilty of over-optimistic forecasts and left the ...

IMF slammed by own watchdog over 'political' handling of eurozone crisis

RT - ‎5 hours ago‎
The report looked into how the IMF handled the eurozone crisis, which kicked-off with the May 2010 bailout of Greece, and subsequently spread to Ireland, Portugal and Cyprus.
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GBP EUR Exchange Rate Struggles as Eurozone Stats Impress, Pound Forecast Rocky on BoE Bets

Euro Exchange Rate News - ‎3 hours ago‎
The Pound looked to end this week's session much lower against the Euro, as Bank of England (BoE) rate bets and solid Eurozone data from July allowed the Euro to capitalise. A thoroughly weak US Dollar also led to investors buying the Euro, as ...
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Euro-Zone Economic Sentiment Slightly Higher Post-Brexit

DailyFX - ‎Jul 28, 2016‎
The Euro was little changed versus the US Dollar (at the time this report was written) after today's Eurozone economic confidence figures came better than expected.
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For this summer's euro zone crisis, head to Italy

CNBC - ‎Jul 25, 2016‎
It wouldn't be summer without a crisis in the euro zone, and following the U.K.'s vote to leave the European Union, we are likely to have a second, this time with an Italian flavour.

EURO DEBT SUPPLY-Three euro zone countries to sell bonds next week

Reuters - ‎3 hours ago‎
EURO DEBT SUPPLY-Three euro zone countries to sell bonds next week. LONDON, July 29 Germany, Spain and France are the three euro zone countries scheduled to sell debt at auction in the coming week. * Germany will sell 5 billion euros of two-year ...

ECB risks blocking euro zone debt restructurings if it lifts its holding limit, says lawyer

Reuters - ‎9 hours ago‎
LONDON, July 29 The European Central Bank could scupper future euro zone debt restructurings if it increases the amount of a country's bonds it can buy under its economic stimulus programme, a top debt lawyer has warned.

Eurozone Annual Flash CPI Rises 0.2% in July

Economic Calendar - ‎10 hours ago‎
Year over year CPI flash data from Eurostat indicate an expected 0.2% rise in inflation in the year to July. The figure exceeds analyst expectations of a 0.1% rise, and is up from its 0.1% prior reading in June.
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Pound Euro Exchange Rate Forecast: Sterling Falls Following Eurozone Inflation Data

Euro Exchange Rate News - ‎4 hours ago‎
The Pound to Euro exchange rate fluctuated in a wide range on Friday, briefly hitting a two week low of 1.1797 as Eurozone data continued to indicate that the bloc's economy had remained resilient despite the UK's vote to 'Leave' the EU.

Brex-what? Confidence up as Eurozone still doesn't care about UK's exit

City A.M. - ‎Jul 28, 2016‎
Confidence up as Eurozone still doesn't care about UK's exit. Share. Jake Cordell. I'm City A.M.'s economics reporter, looking at the news, stories and data that m [..] Show more. Follow Jake. Whatever. The Eurozone isn't too fussed about the UK's ...
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Eurozone lending recovers slowly but steadily

The Herald - ‎Jul 27, 2016‎
FRANKFURT. - Lending growth to eurozone companies and households accelerated last month while a broader measure of money circulating rose, data from the European Central Bank (ECB) showed yesterday, indicating that the slow but steady recovery ...

Rapid growth in household incomes powering Eurozone recovery

City A.M. - ‎Jul 28, 2016‎
Household incomes grew by one of their fastest rates since the financial crisis in the Eurozone earlier this year, as the recovery in the single currency area picked up steam.