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  1. Business - Money

    Caution reigns ahead of US election

    Posted Nov 06th 2012, 03:10pm

    ... the euro zone returned to the fore. Eyes are also on the start this week in China of the Communist Party’s 18th congress, which will see a once-in-a-decade leadership transition. Tokyo softened ... ministers of the 17-nation euro zone were unlikely to make a formal decision on the instalment batch of crucial bailout cash for Greece next week, despite the fact Athens is likely to run out ...

  2. Business - Economy

    Euro zone unemployment reaches record high

    Posted Oct 31st 2012, 08:08pm by Associated Press in London

    ... Associated Press in London Unemployment in the 17-country euro zone hit a record high of 11.6 per cent in September, official figures showed on Wednesday, a sign the economy ... In total, 18.49 million people were out of work in the euro zone in September, up 146,000 on the previous month, the biggest increase in three months. While the euro zone’s unemployment rate has ...

  3. Business - Economy

    Euro zone jobless rate at new high as recession bites

    Posted Nov 30th 2012, 07:10pm by Bloomberg

    ... Bloomberg The euro zone jobless rate rose to a record in October as the fiscal crisis and tougher austerity measures deepened the region’s economic woes. Unemployment in the 17-nation ... and is in line with the median estimate of 34 economists in a Bloomberg News survey. Inflation eased to 2.2 per cent in November, the slowest rate in almost two years, separate data showed. The euro zone ...

  4. News - World

    Euro zone debt jumps to 90pc of GDP in second quarter

    Posted Oct 24th 2012, 07:39pm by Associated Press in London

    ... the previous quarter’s 88.2 per cent and the previous year’s equivalent of 87.1 per cent, as reported by Eurostat, the EU’s statistics office, is a result of the euro zone’s economic problems – which ... that use the euro are in recession – Greece, Spain, Italy, Malta, Portugal, and Cyprus. Many analysts expect the euro zone to slip back into recession in the third quarter of the year when official ...

  5. Business - Economy

    Euro slumps in Asia after EU fails to agree Greece deal

    Posted Nov 21st 2012, 02:59pm by Agence France-Presse in Hong Kong

    ... Agence France-Presse in Hong Kong The euro fell in Asian trade on Wednesday and shares eased after euro-zone finance chiefs said they had failed to agree on a deal to unlock the latest ... on some elements of the package”. The news sent the euro diving from recent highs against the yen, while it also lost almost a US cent from its intra-day peak against the dollar. In afternoon ...

  6. Business - China Business

    China 'to play its part' in euro zone debt crisis

    Posted Sep 20th 2012, 09:20pm by Agence France-Presse, Reuters in Brussels

    ... resolve the euro zone debt crisis, after months of investing in European sovereign bonds. “China will continue to play its part in helping resolve the European debt issue through appropriate ... and discussed ways of cooperation with the ESM,” Wen said, referring to the European Stability Mechanism, a new 500-billion-euro rescue firewall set up by euro zone leaders and due to become operational ...

  7. Comment - Insight & Opinion

    A German exit from the euro is no way to end blame game over debt crisis

    Posted Sep 29th 2012, 12:00am by Andrew Sheng

    ... Andrew Sheng Andrew Sheng says holding the zone together will be hard, but a break-up would be disastrous A German exit from the euro is no way to end the blame game over debt crisis As we enter the fourth quarter of 2012, two influential commentators have questioned whether Germany should exit the euro zone. George Soros argued that Germany must either lead or leave, while ...

  8. Business - Economy - EURO DEBT CRISIS

    Euro zone, IMF agree on new deal Greek debt deal

    Posted Nov 27th 2012, 08:58am by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in Brussels Euro zone finance ministers struck a new deal with the IMF early on Tuesday to slice more than 40 billion euros (US$52 billion) off Greece’s massive debt ... on commercial money markets and national central banks across the euro zone foregoing profits on holdings of Greek debt whose worth has slumped. International Monetary Fund Managing Director Christine ...

  9. Business - Economy - EMPLOYMENT

    Euro-zone jobless rate rises to record high

    Posted Dec 03rd 2012, 12:00am by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in Brussels Europe's youth hit hard, with a quarter out of work and bleak demand prospects Euro-zone jobless rate rises to record high Almost one in four young Europeans was out of work in October as unemployment in the euro zone hit a record high, with more than 170,000 jobs lost as the economy slumped into recession, official data showed. With the debt ...

  10. News - World - EU TALKS

    Euro zone bank supervisor will take time, says Germany

    Posted Sep 03rd 2012, 08:16pm by Associated Press in Berlin

    ... on September 12. Internal market commissioner Michel Barnier said last week he hopes it could be phased in starting next January and be extended to all banks in the euro zone at the beginning of 2014. ... the euro zone’s debt crisis is for struggling countries to cut their budget deficits and pursue structural reforms such as liberalising labour markets. Berlin says aid can only be granted under ...




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