Inflation in five German states eased in April as energy prices rose at a slower pace.
Inflation in Germany, Europe’s largest economy, slowed in March as energy prices increased at a weaker pace than a year ago.
German exports increased for a second month in December as the global recovery boosted demand for goods and services from Europe’s largest economy.
German investor confidence probably plunged in May after Europe’s debt crisis stoked concern about the euro’s future, rattling financial markets.
Inflation in Germany, Europe’s largest economy, slowed in May after energy costs retreated.
Inflation in Germany, Europe’s largest economy, accelerated in April as energy costs rose, adding to pressure on the European Central Bank to increase interest rates.
German business confidence probably rose to a two-year high in April as the global economic recovery boosted export demand and warmer weather allowed workers back onto construction sites.
German investor confidence unexpectedly fell for the first time in five months in March after the European Central Bank said it may raise interest rates and Japan’s biggest earthquake on record caused a slump in global stocks.
Exports from Germany, Europe’s largest economy, jumped more than twice as much as economists forecast in May as the global recovery gathered pace.
Exports and investment fueled Germany’s record economic growth in the second quarter, a detailed breakdown of the data showed today.
"The German economy is more stable than that of the euro region and I'm confident that the recovery will continue, but since the Greek elections risks have increased enormously."
- Joerg Lueschow on May 24, 2012