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  1. 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 ...

  2. 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. ...

  3. Comment - Insight & Opinion - LEADER

    Credit to Angela Merkel for preventing a break-up of the euro zone

    Posted Sep 28th 2013, 12:00am by SCMP Editorial

    ... states within the euro zone. There is no doubt that the German economy benefited enormously from the euro-driven economic union. But when the crisis broke out, German taxpayers, understandably, ... the step-by-step approach rather than any grand reform schemes. Euro-zone bonds to lower sovereign borrowing costs? No way. An even tighter banking union than currently planned? Forget it. She perceived ...

  4. Business - Banking & Finance - CURRENCIES

    ECB mulls monetary stimulus, but faster growth comes with risks

    Posted Mar 31st 2014, 05:27am by DAVID BROWN

    ... on a trapdoor. The currency could fall far- and fast Economic necessity is finally prevailing in ECB policymaking. A flagging euro-zone recovery and the crisis in Ukraine pose significant new risks to growth. Unemployment at 12 per cent is dragging on domestic demand and the strong euro is hurting exports, which means the euro zone could easily be pushed back into recession. The Bundesbank has ...

  5. 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 ...

  6. 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 ...

  7. Business - Economy - DEBT

    Euro-zone meeting to tackle Greece and debt woes

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

    ... Agence France-Presse in Brussels Euro-zone meeting to tackle Greece and debt woes Euro-zone finance ministers meet today, aiming to ensure that bailed out member states stick to the rescue ... it there as comfort to the markets, and then we fund on the markets," Noonan said when asked recently about possible euro-zone support later this year. Ministers will also review progress in Cyprus, ...

  8. Business - Economy

    ECB ready to cut rates to boost euro-zone recovery

    Posted Sep 05th 2013, 09:43am by Reuters

    ... Reuters in Frankfurt and London ECB ready to cut rates to boost euro-zone recovery The European Central Bank said yesterday it was ready to cut interest rates or pump more money into the euro-zone economy to bring money market rates down and help its recovery. The bank left its key interest rate unchanged at 0.5 per cent, as expected by economists. But ECB president Mario Draghi ...

  9. Business - Economy

    Euro-zone recession finally comes to an end

    Posted Aug 14th 2013, 11:07am by Reuters

    ... Reuters in Brussels Euro-zone recession finally comes to an end The economies of Germany and France grew faster than expected in the second quarter, bettering a widely heralded expansion in the United States and pulling the euro zone out of a 1½ year recession. The increased pace was primarily driven by renewed business and consumer spending in the 17-country bloc's two largest ...

  10. Business - Economy - ECONOMY

    Hint of hope for euro zone as consumer sentiment improves

    Posted Jun 28th 2013, 12:00am by Bloomberg

    ... Economic confidence in the euro zone improved this month more than economists had forecast, adding to signs the 17-nation economy is starting to recover from the longest recession since ... "supports hopes that euro zone economic activity may have finally stopped contracting in the second quarter," said Howard Archer, chief economist for Britain and Europe at IHS Global Insight ...




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