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Germany: Inflation hit its highest level for more than three years in December

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© AFP/File | German food prices increased 2.5 percent in December, more than double November’s figure

FRANKFURT AM MAIN (AFP) – Inflation in Germany, Europe’s largest economy, hit its highest level for more than three years in December, beating analyst expectations, official data showed on Tuesday. 156 more words

German Ifo Think Tank Chief Says Italy Risks Quitting Euro Zone

The head of Germany’s Ifo economic institute believes Italians will eventually want to quit the euro currency area if their standard of living does not improve, he told German daily… 128 more words

International

Even after taking in a million migrants, Germany has nearly 700,000 open job vacancies

At this point, it’s almost as if Germany is showing off. The unemployment rate in Europe’s most robust economy dropped to 6% last month, according to the Federal Employment Agency… 335 more words

Why the Economy Doesn’t Roar Anymore

The long boom after World War II left Americans with unrealistic expectations, but there’s no going back to that unusual Golden Age

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German economy minister slams 'irresponsible' Deutsche Bank

German Economy Minister Sigmar Gabriel has lashed out at Deutsche Bank’s handling of its troubles, saying “irresponsible” managers had put thousands of jobs at risk. 177 more words

INTERNATIONAL

German economy 'to grow strongly in Q3 despite Brexit risks'

AFP

© AFP/File | German gross domestic product (GDP) expanded by 0.7 percent in the first three months of this year, but is expected to have slowed in the second quarter… 201 more words

The smugger Germany gets about its powerful economy, the less competitive it becomes

Europe’s economic engine, political hegemon, and home to the most powerful woman on the planet. Generally, just the best country out there. Germany tops many rankings, but this dominance isn’t absolute, and what’s more it isn’t always a good thing. 340 more words