Germany is under pressure over its pivotal role in the eurozone after credit rating agency Moody's warns that the country could be downgraded.
Greece will hold another election next month after talks to form a coalition government failed, according to the leader of the Socialist Pasok party.
The eurozone crisis spread its tentacles over Germany on Wednesday as traders shunned a German Bund issue.
Both France and Germany recorded growth in the third quarter of this year, according to official data.
The euro has failed, and any credible solution to the eurozone crisis will not be found, Foreign & Colonial’s Peter Lees has warned.