Euro zone Q2 growth accelerates, defies expectations of slowdown
Euro zone economic growth accelerated quarter-on-quarter in the second quarter, preliminary data showed on Friday, defying expectations of a slowdown, thanks to a much stronger than forecast performance in Spain, France and Italy.
Eurozone economy grows faster than expected, but so do prices
In the 19 countries that use the common European currency, consumer prices jumped 8.9% in July compared with a year ago as inflation reached a fresh record, the third straight month of gains.
Inflation hits record 8.9% in euro area, but economy grows
LONDON (AP) — Inflation in the European countries using the euro currency shot up to another record in July, pushed by higher energy prices fueled by Russia’s war in Ukraine, but the economy …