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  1. News - World - EUROPE

    Euro-austerity drive may worsen debt burdens

    Posted Oct 24th 2012, 12:00am by The New York Times in London

    ... The New York Times in London Forced by international lenders to cut budgets, countries such as Greece are finding their debt burdens are actually getting worse as a result Euro-austerity drive will worsen debts As Greece and its international lenders continue talks on reducing the Greek budget deficit, new data from the European Union underscored the potentially Sisyphean nature ...

  2. Property - International - EUROPE

    'Tempting returns' for Asian investors in European real-estate debt

    Posted Sep 05th 2012, 12:00am by Paggie Leung

    ... in market for debt Asset manager BlackRock believes Chinese and other Asian investors may be lured by high returns to invest in a growing market for real-estate debt in Europe. The potential yield offered by some real-estate debt held by investment funds has risen from a historic 8 per cent on average to returns of up to 12 per cent currently, according to Joseph Pacini, the head ...

  3. News - World - EUROPE

    Italy seeks a revolution as it takes the reins of European Union

    Posted Jun 30th 2014, 12:43am by AFP

    ... that was "much more serious and significant that we can possibly imagine". Renzi, whose country has a public debt at more than 135 per cent of GDP- the second largest in the eurozone after Greece- ...

  4. News - World - EUROPE

    Far right and hard left the big winners in European Parliament elections

    Posted May 26th 2014, 02:29pm by Reuters

    ... to be ejected from the single currency. In Greece, epicentre of the euro zone’s debt crisis, the radical left anti-austerity Syriza movement of Alexis Tsipras won the vote but failed to deliver ...

  5. Property - International - EUROPE

    UK tax on empty properties would alleviate home shortage, EU Says

    Posted Mar 12th 2014, 05:03am by Bloomberg

    ... shortage, the European Commission, the EU's executive arm in Brussels, said in a report. It would also reduce the risk of a surge in household debt, which is at the highest level since records ...

  6. News - World - EUROPE

    Jobless figures reinforce EU's north-south gap

    Posted Nov 02nd 2012, 12:00am by McClatchy-Tribune

    ... another record high in September as the region's debt crisis continued to sap the confidence of business owners, investors and consumers alike. About 18.5 million people were out of work ... as the continent's debt crisis is about to enter its fourth year with no full resolution in sight. Lawmakers in Greece, where the crisis began, are still grappling with another punishing round of austerity ...

  7. News - World - EUROPE

    Austerity will put 25m Europeans into poverty, says Oxfam

    Posted Sep 13th 2013, 12:00am by GDN

    ... public services such as health and education. The sovereign debt crisis in the eurozone has seen a series of countries, including Greece and Portugal, accept swingeing public spending cuts, mass ...

  8. Business - Economy - EUROPE

    Record unemployment clouds euro zone outlook

    Posted Apr 02nd 2013, 09:49pm by AFP

    ... to grow as the debt crisis continues to sap the economy. “Such unacceptably high levels of unemployment are a tragedy for Europe,” said a spokeswoman for EU Employment Commissioner Laszlo Andor. ... Williamson said in a statement. “The surveys paint a very disappointing picture across the region,” Williamson said. The Cyprus debt bailout appeared not to have had any impact so far, he said, ...

  9. News - World - EUROPE

    Fears over Greece haunt a recovering euro zone

    Posted Aug 24th 2013, 12:00am by GDN

    ... not gone away. In addition, the potential spillovers from Fed tapering pose a threat to debt sustainability in the periphery... we are a long way from calling an end to the euro area crisis." ...

  10. Business - Banking & Finance - EUROPE

    Euro rate stays at 0.5 per cent

    Posted Jun 07th 2013, 12:00am by Reuters

    ... spoke, after he cautioned against getting too optimistic about current market conditions. Draghi kept up pressure on euro zone governments to maintain the pace of deficit and debt reduction, ...




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