- Germany raises tax income forecast, bolstering budget plans Updated: May-04-16 9:48 am
BERLIN - Germany has raised its forecast for government tax income thanks to a healthy economy and low unemployment, bolstering its insistence that it can continue to avoid running up new debt.
- Germany to subsidize electric cars to help own auto industry Updated: Apr-27-16 9:13 am
BERLIN - Germany's auto industry risks being overtaken by foreign competitors unless it receives greater domestic support, the country's economy minister said Wednesday, announcing a 1 billion euro ($1.13 billion) plan to subsidize electric cars that are seen as the technology of the future.
- German minister rejects raising retirement age to 70 Updated: Apr-23-16 7:58 am
BERLIN - Germany's labor minister is rejecting suggestions by conservatives, including the finance minister, that the retirement age should be raised to as late as 70.
- What to look out for in the European Central Bank's meeting Updated: Apr-20-16 4:59 am
FRANKFURT, Germany - Europe's big dose of economic stimulus medicine is working - and if somehow it isn't, there's more available.
- Finance leaders pledge forceful response to boost economy Updated: Apr-16-16 3:15 pm
WASHINGTON - Finance officials on Saturday pledged a more forceful effort to stimulate a sluggish global economy.
- European Central Bank faces down eruption of German critics Updated: Apr-11-16 10:26 am
FRANKFURT, Germany - Long-simmering discontent is boiling over among German conservatives opposed to the European Central Bank's stimulus policies, causing a clash of words as the ECB defends its independence from political interference.
- The Latest: New Zealand reviews its foreign trust rules Updated: Apr-10-16 11:46 pm
LONDON - The Latest on the publication by a coalition of media outlets of an investigation into offshore financial dealings by the rich and famous (all times local):