German companies are increasingly optimistic about the economic outlook for 2013. A survey shows half of all companies expect to hire additional staff.
The US Federal Reserve has raised its key lending rate by another quarter-point — the second time in 2018, and aimed at staying ahead of growing inflation amid strong growth and robust employment.
In what is viewed as a major win for German consumers in the wake of the diesel emissions scandal rocking the nation’s mighty auto industry, the German parliament has passed legislation enabling class-action lawsuits.
Almost 8,000 people working for the German government were given time-limited contracts without a reason, according to a report. Berlin's practices contradict the government's plans to keep those contracts to a minimum.
The head of one of Germany's business groups warns that Britain and the EU could "sink into insignificance" if they stay divided. Businesses fear that Britain could crash out of the bloc in March 2019.
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