German blue chips hopped over the 13-thousand mark for the first time on Thursday. Investors here in Germany are banking on good growth prospects in the euro zone and downplaying political turmoil at home and strife beyond the borders.
It's not every day that a stock market index turns 30, but Germany's famous DAX is celebrating this milestone. The index is a living piece of the country's economic history.
As the world prepares to tackle trade tensions and tit-for-tat tariffs, the summit between leaders of China and Central and Eastern European nations offers a chance for Beijing to present itself as a free trade champion.
For years on end, Turkey has been able to log astonishing growth rates. But economists are now sounding the alarm bells, saying that political uncertainties are not the only cause for concern in the coming months.
Two years after the UK's Brexit referendum, Germany and the EU are still waiting for precise proposals from London. Divisions in the ruling Conservative party have impeded presentation of a coherent plan.
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