Sunday

11th Dec 2016

Ticker

Market performance improves in EU

EU justice commissioner Vera Jourova says consumers in the EU are feeling more confident when compared to 2014. The findings follow a so-called Consumer Markets Scoreboard released on Monday, which monitors consumers' ratings of 42 goods and services. Books, magazines and newspapers, toys and games, and large household appliances such as fridges are trending well, it says. Telecoms and energy, in comparison, are underperforming.

News in Brief

  1. Council of Europe critical of Turkey emergency laws
  2. Italian opposition presses for anti-euro referendum
  3. Danish MP wants warning shots fired to deter migrants
  4. Defected Turkish officers to remain in Greece
  5. Most child asylum seekers are adults, says Denmark
  6. No school for children of 'illegal' migrants, says Le Pen
  7. Ombudsman slams EU Commission on tobacco lobbying
  8. McDonald's moves fiscal HQ to UK following tax probe

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