Showing posts with label EURO. Show all posts
Showing posts with label EURO. Show all posts

Monday, November 20, 2017

German coalition talks collapse after FDP withdraws

German coalition talks collapse
The three-party exploratory talks for the formation of Germany's new government failed late Sunday night after the Free Democratic Party (FDP) pulled out due to unbridgeable differences in immigration and energy.

Monday, May 22, 2017

Berlin, Paris create bilateral working group to improve euro zone integration

The German and French finance ministers announced on Monday the creation of a working group aimed at improving interaction within member states of the European Union that use the euro as their official currency.

Sunday, April 30, 2017

Tuesday, April 11, 2017

Romanian gov't postpones euro adoption target

Romanian Prime Minister Sorin Grindeanu said Monday that swapping the Romanian leu for the euro may be possible when incomes in the country catch up with other eurozone states.

Tuesday, March 7, 2017

EU leaders embrace multi-speed Europe amid tensions

EU leaders embrace multi-speed Europe amid tensions
France, Germany, Italy and Spain have backed the idea of a multi-speed EU, as the 28-nation bloc prepares to mark 60 years since its founding treaty.

Monday, December 5, 2016

Les marchés asiatiques dans le rouge suite au référendum italien

Après la victoire massive du «non» au référendum italien suivie de la démission annoncée de Matteo Renzi, les marchés boursiers décrochent en Asie. En cause, les inquiétudes sur l’état de la troisième économie de la zone euro.

Renzi: I will resign after referendum defeat

Italian Prime Minister Matteo Renzi announced early Monday that later in the day he will present his resignation to the country's president, Sergio Mattarella, after his defeat in the referendum held on the weekend.

Monday, July 6, 2015

‘No’ vote widens gap between Greece and other euro zone countries (Valdis Dombrovskis)

The place of Greece is and remains in Europe, but the “no” vote on July 5 has widened the gap between Greece and other euro zone countries, European Commission vice president for the euro Valdis Dombrovskis said on July 6.

Friday, March 13, 2015

Italy's 5-Star attacks euro, north-European 'nazism'

Italy's anti-establishment 5-Star Movement on Friday called on southern European countries to unite against the euro and the policies of northern European "nazism" which are destroying their economies.

Monday, March 2, 2015

Friday, February 20, 2015

Malta FinMin: Germany, others ready to let Greece leave euro zone (Scicluna's comments apparently made on Thursday)

The European Union's biggest countries may be prepared to see Greece leave the euro zone due to growing impatience with its new government's debt demands, Maltese Finance Minister Edward Scicluna told the weekly Malta Today.

Sunday, February 8, 2015

Greek finance minister: Euro will collapse if Greece exits (Sharp response from Italian Economy Minister Pier Carlo Padoan)

If Greece is forced out of the euro zone, other countries will inevitably follow and the currency bloc will collapse, Greek Finance Minister Yanis Varoufakis said, in comments which drew a rebuke from Italy...

Saturday, October 11, 2014

Poland to Join Eurozone After 2020. (But first it is needed to wait for the improvement of the situation in the eurozone itself)

WARSAW, October 11 - Poland will be able to join the eurozone no sooner than 2020, Poland’s Deputy Prime Minister and Economy Minister Janusz Piechocinski said Saturday.

"It turned out, as we now see, that we will be in the euro area after 2020, unless there is a major crisis in the world economy," Piechocinski told Polish radio station RMF FM.

Saturday, August 16, 2014

Holders of Argentina eurobonds appeal US Judge Griesa ruling

Holders of euro-denominated Argentine bonds have appealed judge Thomas Griesa's ruling blocking the country from making payments on their debt, according to a court filing.
In a notice filed in Manhattan federal court, lawyers for the bondholders challenged an Aug. 6 ruling from US District Judge Griesa that Argentina cannot pay the bondholders until it also pays holdout investors who refused to restructure their debt in the wake of Argentina's 2001-2002 default.

Thursday, June 5, 2014

Η ΕΚΤ και το «τέλος του καπιταλισμού»

Tο βλέμμα των αγορών και του πολιτικού κόσμου είναι σήμερα στραμμένο στη Φρανκφούρτη, όπου όλοι αναμένουν από τον Μάριο Ντράγκι ένα ισχυρό μήνυμα για την τόνωση της ανάπτυξης στην Ευρώπη και κυρίως στον ευρωπαϊκό Νότο. 

Θα είναι και αυτή τη φορά αποτελεσματικό το «νομισματικό κανόνι» του Μάριο Ντράγκι, διερωτώνται οι περισσότεροι αναλυτές παραπέμποντας στο θετικό προηγούμενο του καλοκαιριού του 2012, όταν ο πρόεδρος της ΕΚΤ, με μία πρόταση, διαβεβαίωσε τους πάντες ότι η «ευρωτράπεζα» θα κάνει τα πάντα για να εγγυηθεί την σταθερότητα του κοινού νομίσματος.

Monday, June 2, 2014

Commission urge Member States to accelerate economic reforms

Commission on Monday warned governments across the bloc to do more to reform their economies to prevent a rerun of problems that fueled the region’s debt crisis and nearly destroyed the euro currency union....

The concern is that some countries, in particular France and Italy, are not moving fast enough to reduce their budget deficits. European Union officials have already granted France extra time to meet the targets that all member countries have agreed to....
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Remarks by President Barroso on the Country Specific Recommendations 2014
Press conference, Brussels, 2 June 2014:

Thursday, March 27, 2014

Greek Presidency closes deal on Single Resolution Mechanism (SRM)

The Committee of Permanent Representatives of the EU (COREPER) today approved the provisional agreement reached between the Presidency and the Parliament on the Regulation on a Single Resolution Mechanism.

Welcoming the approval of the deal, the President of the ECOFIN Council, Yannis Stournaras, made the following statement:

“I warmly welcome the approval today by the Committee of Permanent Representatives of the EU (COREPER) of the compromise agreement reached by the Hellenic Presidency in its negotiations with the European Parliament on the Single Resolution Mechanism.

Friday, February 7, 2014

Journée d'Athènes : "Sortir de l'euro coûterait une fortune"

Aux Journées d’Athènes organisées par "le Nouvel Observateur", on revient, à trois mois des élections européennes, sur ce qui constitue les fondements de l'Europe.

Euroscepticisme : à trois mois des élections, c’est le mot qui fait peur. Dans tous les sondages, les partis anti-européens sont promis à des scores faramineux. "Le divorce entre les Européens et l’Europe est devenu extrêmement profond, en France il frise l’irrémédiable", a diagnostiqué le journaliste Bernard Guetta dans la matinée.

Saturday, December 7, 2013

Grèce: la mobilisation des syndicats contre le budget tourne court. -Après une heure et demie ils ont replié leurs banderoles

AFP - Quelque 200 personnes à peine se sont rassemblées samedi soir devant le parlement à Athènes où les députés s'apprêtent à adopter un nouveau budget de rigueur.
Après une heure et demie de présence statique devant le parlement, sur la place Syntagma qui fut depuis 2010 le théâtre de nombreuses manifestations monstre contre l'austérité, les militants des deux centrales syndicales du public et du privé ont replié leurs banderoles, selon la même source.

Friday, November 15, 2013

Exit Clause: Merkel's Partners Want Broke Countries Out of Euro.

Chancellor Angela Merkel wants the next government to be unified on its EU policy, but her sister party is resorting to populism. Bavaria's Christian Social Union wants tougher provisions against deficit offenders and the ability to drive them out of the euro zone.

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