Posts Tagged: Ecb

Gov’t, troika in tug-of-war over layoffs

The insistence of Greece’s international creditors, the European Central Bank, European Commission and the IMF — known as the troika — on public sector layoffs is leading to a tug of war with the government, which is focusing on the

Gov’t, troika in tug-of-war over layoffs

The insistence of Greece’s international creditors, the European Central Bank, European Commission and the IMF — known as the troika — on public sector layoffs is leading to a tug of war with the government, which is focusing on the

Yannis Stournaras, financ…

Yannis Stournaras, finance minister, said the governing coalition would have to accelerate reforms before asking for modifications in a €174bn programme agreed in February with the European Union and the International Monetary Fund.

 

Greece Gives Up Immediate Plan For Getting New Bailout Terms

Yannis Stournaras, financ…

Yannis Stournaras, finance minister, said the governing coalition would have to accelerate reforms before asking for modifications in a €174bn programme agreed in February with the European Union and the International Monetary Fund.

 

Greece Gives Up Immediate Plan For Getting New Bailout Terms

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Finns, Dutch cast doubt on eurozone deal

Finland and the Netherlands, the euro zone’s most hardline creditor states, cast the first doubts on Monday on a European summit deal designed to save Spain and Italy from being engulfed by the currency bloc’s debt crisis. The Finnish government

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Finns, Dutch cast doubt on eurozone deal

Finland and the Netherlands, the euro zone’s most hardline creditor states, cast the first doubts on Monday on a European summit deal designed to save Spain and Italy from being engulfed by the currency bloc’s debt crisis. The Finnish government

ECB representative tells Athens to focus on reforms

Greece would benefit more from speeding up structural reforms than spending time right now on renegotiating its bailout deal with its lenders, European Central Bank executive board member Joerg Asmussen told The Economist Conference in Athens on Monday. “The first

ECB representative tells Athens to focus on reforms

Greece would benefit more from speeding up structural reforms than spending time right now on renegotiating its bailout deal with its lenders, European Central Bank executive board member Joerg Asmussen told The Economist Conference in Athens on Monday. “The first

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Euro-Zone Shark Still Has Its Appetite

“A shark has to constantly move forward or it dies. And I think what we got on our hands is a dead shark.” Woody Allen’s description of his failing relationship with Annie Hall is as apt when applied to the

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Euro-Zone Shark Still Has Its Appetite

“A shark has to constantly move forward or it dies. And I think what we got on our hands is a dead shark.” Woody Allen’s description of his failing relationship with Annie Hall is as apt when applied to the

Angela Merkel Is Playing You For Fools – a different perspective

Oh come on, leave the girl alone already. First off, all those people talking about a solution for the eurozone need to finally understand there ain’t no such thing. And whatever slim chance of a solution the most optimistic –

Angela Merkel Is Playing You For Fools – a different perspective

Oh come on, leave the girl alone already. First off, all those people talking about a solution for the eurozone need to finally understand there ain’t no such thing. And whatever slim chance of a solution the most optimistic –

EU Banking Debate Shifts To Euro Area After Accord On Spain

The European Union’s push to unify bank oversight moved to the euro area after two days of talks in Brussels, putting the European Central Bankat the center of Spain’s efforts to extract its government from its banking- industry rescue. Enlarge image

EU Banking Debate Shifts To Euro Area After Accord On Spain

The European Union’s push to unify bank oversight moved to the euro area after two days of talks in Brussels, putting the European Central Bankat the center of Spain’s efforts to extract its government from its banking- industry rescue. Enlarge image