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Mercedes performance car sales may double through 2017 - unit head

Daimler's Mercedes‑AMG performance cars division aims to more than double vehicle sales over...

China's official PMI seen edging down to 50.6 in November

Growth in China's manufacturing sector likely slowed slightly in November as demand remained sluggish, a Reuters poll showed.

After zero rates, Sweden ponders next steps to avoid deflation

What should a central bank do next when it already has zero interest rates and arguably still faces...

Coca-Cola, SABMiller partner to create biggest bottler in Africa

The Coca‑Cola Company Thursday announced a partnership to form its largest soft drinks bottling...

Falling Spanish prices add to euro zone deflation pressure

Spanish consumer prices dropped for the fifth month running in November, adding pressure on stubbornly low inflation in the euro zone as a whole.

EU expects stable gas supply even as Russian shipments yet to start

The European Union expects stable gas supplies this winter under a deal by Russia and Ukraine, a senior...

German unemployment falls more than expected in November

Unemployment in Germany fell in November as the labour market continues to shrug off weak growth, official data showed on Thursday.

OPEC seen unlikely to cut output despite oil glut

OPEC oil ministers meeting in Vienna on Thursday are in a bind. Prices are plunging — and in the short term, the cartel may not be able to do much...

Lending to euro zone private sector shrinks again Oct - ECB

Lending to euro zone households and companies contracted further in October, although at a slightly slower pace, despite the European Central Bank stepping...

German chip-maker Infineon sees growth after solid Q4

German semiconductors giant Infineon said on Thursday it will pay an increased dividend for the year to September and forecasts further sales growth after...