German inflation

Sharp rise in European sentiment helps stocks higher
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Sharp rise in European sentiment helps stocks higher

  • EU economic sentiment surges to 21-year high in June.
  • Germany's DAX leads gains on Adidas boost.
  • German inflation eases in June, still above C.bank target.
  • Germany's Knorr slumps on report of possible Hella buy.
Published 29 Jun, 2021 09:32pm
Euro zone bond yields rise with German inflation
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Euro zone bond yields rise with German inflation

  • Though yields started the week higher, they stayed far below recent highs, as expectations of a dovish tone from the European Central Bank at its June 10 meeting continued to drive the market.
  • Inflation has been bond investors' key focus this year, driven higher by pent-up demand and supply constraints as economies re-open, and whether it will be transitory as central bankers argue.
Published 31 May, 2021 07:04pm
German inflation pushes above ECB target in April
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German inflation pushes above ECB target in April

  • Consumer prices, harmonised to make them comparable with inflation data from other European Union countries, rose by 2.1% in April, up from 2.0% in March. A Reuters forecast had pointed to an April reading of 2.0%.
  • On the month, inflation rose 0.5%, the data showed.
Published 29 Apr, 2021 06:03pm
Merkel sees coronavirus lockdown until early April
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Merkel sees coronavirus lockdown until early April

  • If we don't manage to stop this British virus, then we will have 10 times the number of cases by Easter.
  • Merkel said the coming eight to ten weeks would be very hard if the British variant spreads to Germany.
Published 12 Jan, 2021 04:49pm