Populists were about to storm the citadels of power in Paris and Rome. Countries would splinter away from the euro. Greece would be back in crisis, terror attacks would shake the continent, the departure of the U.K.
Euro area recovery has strengthened over the last year, bringing with it more jobs and opportunities. All euro area members are sharing in the recovery now, with the differences in growth rates across countries at their lowest level since the launch of ...
The largest sellers of euro corporate bonds are taking a greater share of overall issuance than ever before, fuelling a debate about whether the European Central Bank's bond-buying programme is mainly benefiting those who need the least support.
The dollar reversed earlier losses, supported by a steady climb in Treasury yields. The euro retreated from the highest since 2015 after the International Monetary Fund urged the European Central Bank to be cautious about removing stimulus.
Although not as all-conquering in Europe as they were before Euro 2013, Germany contain a huge amount of quality and have more experience than any other side when it comes to handling the pressures of major tournaments.