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  1. Business - Economy - COMMENT

    Europe’s rapidly unravelling economic reform agenda

    Posted Aug 28th 2014, 11:26am by NICHOLAS SPIRO

    ... ailing euro zone There are many casualties of the four-year-old crisis in the euro zone. Among the most conspicuous and troubling is the political will to implement much-needed fiscal ... the euro-zone crisis erupted in 2010 and suffers from a much higher youth unemployment rate than France- a staggering 42 per cent compared with 24 per cent in France which, sadly, is now the average ...

  2. Business - Economy - POLITICS

    Europe’s populist backlash

    Posted May 29th 2014, 09:34am by NICHOLAS SPIRO

    ... of the European Union (EU)- benefited from the political fallout from the four-year-old euro-zone crisis. These were Europe's "crisis" elections- and the populist backlash is plain for all ... that has long been mistrustful of plans for deeper integration. The euro-zone crisis, in particular the austerity-led policies that Germany, the EU's largest economy and its chief paymaster, ...

  3. Business - Economy - CHINA

    Lingering euro-zone crisis expected to hinder China's economic recovery

    Posted Sep 06th 2012, 12:00am by Toh Han Shih

    ... Toh Han Shih hanshih.toh@scmp.com Standard Chartered sees U-shaped rebound on the mainland as crisis in the euro zone lingers Europe to hinder China's recovery The euro-zone crisis will last longer than expected and slow the mainland's economic recovery, Standard Chartered economists predict. Although Standard Chartered improved its outlook for the euro zone's gross ...

  4. Business - Economy - ECONOMY

    IMF calls for action as euro zone crisis festers

    Posted Oct 11th 2012, 11:26am by Reuters in Tokyo

    ... in borrowing costs for debt-laden countries such as Spain may prove short-lived unless euro zone leaders come up with a comprehensive and credible plan. In its financial stability report on Wednesday, ... of the OMT for Spain or for any of the countries,” Vinals said. Japan’s finance minister, Koriki Jojima, called the euro zone’s debt and financial sector problems the biggest risk to the global ...

  5. Business - Economy - GREECE

    Euro zone grants multi-billion euro lifeline for Greece

    Posted Jul 08th 2013, 08:44pm by Reuters

    ... governing coalition is split over how to meet the demands of its bailout programme, putting the country centre stage and threatening to reignite the euro zone debt crisis. But a week of talks, ... Reuters in Brussels Athens to get staggered payments over course of the year Greece secured a 6.8 billion euro (US$8.7 billion) lifeline from the euro zone on Monday, officials told ...

  6. Business - Economy

    Spain slips out of recession as exports drive recovery

    Posted Oct 30th 2013, 06:24pm by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in Madrid Spain escaped from a two-year recession in the third quarter of this year with growth of 0.1 per cent, though unemployment remained extremely high, official data showed on Wednesday. Strengthening exports drove the recovery in the euro zone’s fourth-biggest economy despite weak internal demand, the National Statistics Institute said in a statement. ...

  7. Business - Economy

    Euro zone crisis, slowing mainland take toll on Japanese exports

    Posted Aug 22nd 2012, 10:59am

    ... economy. “Europe’s debt crisis is the first factor to pull down exports, and the pace of decline is striking. This is comparable to the post-Lehman situation,” said Masayuki Kichikawa, chief Japan ... a year earlier. This was the biggest decline since October 2009, when they fell 29.0 percent due to the U.S. financial crisis, highlighting the struggle European economies are facing. Exports ...

  8. Business - Economy

    Euro zone loan slump puts onus on ECB to keep rates low

    Posted Aug 28th 2013, 11:48pm

    ... Reuters in Frankfurt Lending to the euro zone’s private sector contracted further in July, dragging on the euro zone’s nascent economic recovery and keeping up pressure on the European ... of the region-wide figure, which matched the lowest reading in a Reuters poll of economists, showed declines were generally steeper on the euro zone’s struggling periphery, adding to evidence ...

  9. Business - Economy

    Bundesbank report on Greece raises pressure on Merkel

    Posted Aug 12th 2013, 01:36pm by Reuters

    ... Instead, they waited two years to do so, a delay which allowed private investors to sell their Greek bonds and shift the burden to euro zone governments and their taxpayers. A paper published ... as “extremely high”, according to the report, and said the approval last month of a 5.8 billion euro (HK$59.9 billion) aid instalment to Athens had been “politically motivated”. The report could ...

  10. Business - Economy

    Portugal’s woes shine light on rest of euro zone periphery

    Posted Jul 04th 2013, 03:07pm by Reuters

    ... Alan Wheatley in London Budgetary rigour demanded by international lenders may be the proximate cause of Portugal’s political crisis, but Lisbon is also paying the price for not whipping ... the debt-reduction goals laid out in its 78 billion euro ($102 billion) bailout programme with the European Union and International Monetary Fund. Patrick Artus, chief economist with French bank Natixis ...




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