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  • Apr 18, 2014
  • Updated: 3:32pm

European Economy

Euro zone 'coming out of crisis' amid accelerating growth, Eurogroup chief says

Eurogroup president Jeroen Dijsselbloem said the euro zone is “coming out of crisis” and the member countries are expected to grow an average 1 per cent this year and 1.7 per cent next year.

Monday, 13 January, 2014, 12:38pm

Two-for-one tactics threaten European car rebound

Elie Chauvin did not plan to buy a new car when he stopped by his local Hyundai showroom, but the retired builder came away with two for the price of one.

The bargain-basement offer in Nimes, France - buy an ix35 crossover utility vehicle, get an i10 mini thrown in for one euro (HK$9.99) - is further evidence that Europe is a car buyer’s paradise and a manufacturer’s nightmare.

15 Jul 2013 - 3:13pm