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  1. News - World - EUROPE

    Jeroen Dijsselbloem new chief of euro zone finance ministers' forum

    Posted Jan 23rd 2013, 12:00am by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in Brussels Jeroen Dijsselbloem takes over from Jean-Claude Juncker as chief of the euro-zone financial forum Dutch finance minister to head Eurogroup Jeroen Dijsselbloem of the Netherlands took over yesterday as chairman of the euro-zone finance ministers' forum, despite surprise Spanish resistance. "We appointed the Dutch finance minister Jeroen ...

  2. News - World - EUROPE

    Fears over Greece haunt a recovering euro zone

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

    ... a recovering euro zone Dutch Finance Minister Jeroen Dijsselbloem has become the latest politician to concede Greece may need a third bailout, casting a shadow over news that euro-zone companies ... next month, were a reminder that the euro zone is still not out of the woods, despite an upbeat survey suggesting economic recovery in the 17-member bloc is gathering strength. The monthly ...

  3. Business - Economy - EUROPE

    Record unemployment clouds euro zone outlook

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

    ... Agence France-Presse in Brussels More than 19 million people on the dole a 'tragedy' for Europe. “Unacceptably” high euro zone unemployment ran at a record 12 per cent ... need help,” she said. The Eurostat data agency said unemployment in the 17-nation euro zone at 12 per cent was unchanged from January when the figure was initially given as 11.9 per cent. ...

  4. Business - Economy - EUROPE

    Euro-zone rate cut unlikely to boost lending

    Posted May 02nd 2013, 12:00am by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in Bratislava The European Central Bank may lower interest rates today, but few expect such a move will lead to a surge in loans in the struggling region Euro-zone ... that would need it most. Given the high level of fragmentation of euro-zone credit markets, with the countries worst affected by the debt crisis having to pay higher premiums than core nations, ...

  5. News - World - EUROPE

    Latvia brings dirty money headache to euro zone as it enters monetary union

    Posted Jan 01st 2014, 03:26am by AP

    ... Associated Press in Riga, Latvia As nation joins monetary union, observers see its loose financial oversight as a problem Latvia brings dirty money headache to euro zone When Latvia adopts ... nine months ago that the euro zone had to rescue Cyprus, a similarly tiny member state that also specialised in attracting huge deposits from Russia. Since then, euro-zone leaders have vowed ...

  6. News - World - EUROPE

    Euro-zone summit ends in stalemate, again

    Posted Dec 16th 2012, 12:00am by The Guardian

    ... The Guardian in Brussels Euro-zone summit ends in stalemate, yet again European leaders wound up their final summit of 2012 in much the same manner as they started the year- playing for time, crossing their fingers, hoping the worst is behind them. In the almost three years since the Greek drama erupted in February 2010 and spread quickly around the euro-zone fringes, ...

  7. News - World - EUROPE

    Austerity will put 25m Europeans into poverty, says Oxfam

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

    ... Europe faces a "lost decade", with the number of people trapped in poverty across the continent set to rise by up to 25 million by 2025 unless austerity policies are reversed, according to a damning new report from aid agency Oxfam. ...

  8. News - World - EUROPE

    Italy's centre-left coalition leads Berlusconi camp in key elections

    Posted Feb 26th 2013, 12:00am by AFP

    ... the risk of a return of the kind of debt crisis that took the euro zone close to disaster and brought Monti to office, replacing the scandal-plagued Berlusconi in 2011. A disappointing turnout, ...

  9. News - World - EUROPE

    Millions across Europe strike to protest spending cuts

    Posted Nov 15th 2012, 12:00am by Reuters in Madrid and Lisbon

    ... Reuters in Madrid and Lisbon Workers from across the continent say austerity measures are making economic crisis worse Protests at spending cuts grind Europe to halt Police and protesters clashed in Spain and Italy yesterday as millions of workers went on ...

  10. 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 ...




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