Asian markets dive anew but sterling stabilizes

And in a sign of the long roadway ahead for finance chiefs — and the dour outlook for stocks — data out of several countries, including Germany and Belgium, this week showed that prices are still …

EU nations approve energy windfall levies

We have to offer a price cap for all Russian gas, EU energy policy chief Kadri Simson said.Belgian energy minister Tinne Van der Straeten said only 2 billion euros ($A3 billion) would be required, a…

Porsche ignites blockbuster IPO, defies market tumult

Volkswagen announced this week it would work with Belgian group Umicore to produce battery materials.The electric strategy includes building battery factories across Europe and the US.An electric mode…

French power output reduced by strike

Importer of 7.5 GW of power from Spain, Britain, Germany, Belgium and Switzerland, data from grid operator RTE shows, having become a netThe reactor also went offline on Wednesday with an unplanned ou…

Belgium records huge drop in consumer confidence index

(Reuters) – Belgian consumer confidence dropped dramatically in September, according to the data released on Thursday by the National Bank of Belgium (NBB).The loss of confidence is huge, the NBB sa…

French strike reduces nuclear power output

Importer of 6.4 GW of energy from Spain, Britain, Germany, Belgium and Switzerland, grid operator RTE data showed.Three reactors are operating at limited capacity due to the industrial action, with th…

Belgium: Industrial output rebounds in July

Meanwhile, annual average industrial production growth fell to 5.2% in July (June: +7.3%), which marked an over one-year low.Industrial production slid 5.1% year-on-year in calendar-adjusted terms in …