European Union

Eurozone Joblessness Rises to a Record 12%

Unemployment across the 17 European Union countries that use the euro has struck 12 percent for the first time since the currency was launched in 1999, official figures show.

Bank Shutdown Hammers Cyprus' Businesses

Banks across Cyprus remain locked Tuesday after financial authorities extended the country's bank closure, fearing worried depositors will rush to drain their accounts.

Cyprus Deal Could Bring U.S. Market Rally

The last-ditch effort to save the banking system in Cyprus should bring a rally when U.S. stock markets open on Monday, according to several investment managers.

Cyprus Secures Bailout, Avoids Bankruptcy

Cyprus secured a package of rescue loans in last-ditch negotiations early Monday, two EU diplomats said, saving the country from a banking system collapse and bankruptcy.