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  1. Business - Economy - ANALYSIS

    Euro zone current account surplus pressures Germany

    Posted Oct 02nd 2013, 12:00am by Reuters

    ... Alan Wheatley Austerity-hit neighbours seen pushing the new government for policies to lift nation's imports Euro zone current account surplus pressures Germany A sharp rise in the euro zone's current account surplus puts the focus firmly on what Germany's new government can do to boost consumption and revive in-vestment in Europe's largest economy. ...

  2. Business - Banking & Finance - ANALYSIS

    Euro fears choke cross-border bank lending

    Posted Jun 21st 2013, 02:54pm by Reuters

    ... ECB data shows the share of interbank funding that crosses borders within the euro zone down by a third, to just 22.5 per cent in April from 34.5 per cent in early 2008 Euro zone banks ... zone dropped by a third, to just 22.5 per cent in April from 34.5 per cent at the beginning of 2008. Banks are now lending to other banks across euro zone borders at only about the same rate ...

  3. Business - Economy - ANALYSIS

    Half-way to lost decade, Europe’s growth task as tough as ever

    Posted Jun 21st 2013, 11:39am by Reuters

    ... Euro zone growth has declined from 2.4 per cent in the 1980s to 1.0 per cent on average over the past four years Half-way towards a lost decade for Europe’s economy, pessimism persists ... knot at a summit in Brussels next week. True, the euro zone has belatedly made impressive efforts to contain its debt and banking crisis. The European Central Bank’s promise to buy the bonds ...

  4. Business - Economy - ANALYSIS

    Euro bailout Troika nears end of road with patchy record

    Posted Jun 11th 2013, 12:33pm by Reuters

    ... unlikely. If the Troika that handles bailouts of distressed euro zone countries were a soccer team, it would probably be looking for a new manager after achieving a track record of one win, one loss ... hindsight. The Europeans contend that in the acute market panic of 2010, before the euro zone had begun to built a financial firewall, letting Greece default or making it restructure its debt could ...

  5. Business - Economy - ANALYSIS

    Asset bubbles risk deflating global economic recovery, warn analysts

    Posted Jul 28th 2014, 04:26am by AFP

    ... time to move them to new and more productive uses." Bond rates for European countries hit hard by the euro-zone debt crisis, such as Greece, have slumped, showing investors do not see them ...

  6. Business - Economy - ANALYSIS

    Greece awakens from coma but recovery likely to be anaemic

    Posted Jun 11th 2013, 10:58am by Reuters

    ... to a further write down of Greek debt. Private creditors had to accept a major cut in the value of their bonds last year and in December, euro zone finance ministers said “additional measures” might be needed. As Greece’s debt is now largely bailout loans, this would probably mean writing off much of what is owed to fellow euro zone governments. This would be deeply unpopular with voters ...

  7. Business - Economy - ANALYSIS

    Sex and drugs to add to Europe's murky GDP figures

    Posted Jun 03rd 2014, 01:30am by BLOOM

    ... by as much as 2 per cent, according to Eurostat. In this way, Italy's hookers and drug addicts would help Italian Prime Minister Matteo Renzi bring Italy's budget deficit below the euro ...

  8. News - China - ANALYSIS

    Declaration of air zone is a sign that Beijing thinks risk of conflict is rising

    Posted Nov 30th 2013, 04:02am by Cary Huang

    ... Cary Huang cary.huang@scmp.com The motives are complicated, analysts say, but it could signal an end to the era of China 'hiding its capabilities while biding its time' Air zone 'a sign that Beijing sees risk of conflict' The intentions behind China's declararation of a new air defence identification zone (ADIZ) go beyond bolstering its territorial claims ...

  9. Business - Companies - ANALYSIS

    Citic's mega takeover deal comes as win-win for Beijing and Hong Kong

    Posted Mar 28th 2014, 01:40am by George Chen

    ... and London, given the economic recovery in the United States and the euro zone since the 2008 global financial crisis. After the deal is completed, Citic Group is supposed to move its headquarters ...

  10. News - China - ANALYSIS

    Xi Jinping’s charm offensive helps bolster diplomatic, economic ties with Europe

    Posted Apr 01st 2014, 11:23pm by Teddy Ng, Reuters

    ... after the two sides seemed on the verge of a trade war over a multibillion-euro dispute over Chinese solar panel imports. Xi instead focused most of his remarks on how the two sides could work ...




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