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  1. Business - Economy - ECONOMY

    Hint of hope for euro zone as consumer sentiment improves

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

    ... in London. "If June's improvement in confidence can be extended, businesses will at least pare back their job cutting and consumers will gradually lift their spending." The euro-zone ... 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 ...

  2. 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 ...

  3. Business - Economy - ECONOMY

    Premier Wen Jiabao calls for clear euro-zone debt plan

    Posted Nov 06th 2012, 12:00am by Teddy Ng, AGENCIES

    ... to solve the euro-zone debt crisis, while pledging that China will assist in Europe's recovery. In a speech at the opening ceremony of the Asia-Europe Summit in Vientiane, Laos, yesterday, Wen ... understanding of Tokyo's position on the East China Sea row. Bloomberg, Agence France-Presse, Associated Press Wen calls for plan on euro-zone crisis ...

  4. Business - Economy - ECONOMY

    Euro zone sucked into a black hole

    Posted Feb 24th 2014, 04:27am by DAVID BROWN

    ... as euro-zone competitiveness crumpled. When the ECB did finally begin to respond to the unmistakable deepening of the crisis, the missteps simply mounted. The ECB pumped more than €1 trillion (HK$10.6 ... into a black hole The gravitational pull of the black hole of recession is still dragging on many individual euro-zone economies, despite the region as a whole claiming it has reached escape velocity. ...

  5. Business - Economy - ECONOMY

    ECB expects gradual recovery in euro zone

    Posted Jun 04th 2013, 12:00am by AFP

    ... several euro-zone nations has led to speculation of a possible break-up of the monetary union, but Draghi played down the prospect. "Now the union is more resilient and stable than ... Agence France-Presse in Shanghai ECB expects gradual recovery in euro zone The European Central Bank expects a "very gradual recovery" in the debt-hit euro zone to start later ...

  6. Business - Economy - ECONOMY

    Euro-zone industrial output picks up

    Posted Jun 13th 2013, 12:00am by Reuters

    ... picks up Industrial output from euro-zone factories defied market expectations of a month-on-month decline to rise in April, data showed yesterday, but the pace of expansion was slowed by a drop ... which signalled a continued weak state of household demand within the region. "While April industrial production data is relatively encouraging, the euro-zone manufacturing sector ...

  7. Business - Economy - ECONOMY

    German confidence rises as euro zone grows again

    Posted Aug 14th 2013, 12:00am by Bloomberg

    ... increased to 44 from 32.8. "First signs of an end to the recession in important euro-zone countries may have contributed to the indicator's rise," ZEW said. "This is also ... Bloomberg in Frankfurt New survey shows investors more upbeat than expected, as positive signs from China and US suggest a global recovery is under way German confidence rises as euro zone ...

  8. Business - Economy - ECONOMY

    Global M&A activity dulls for the first three quarters

    Posted Oct 04th 2012, 12:00am by Ray Chan

    ... Ray Chan ray.utchan@scmp.com Global market experiences a dismal first nine months as euro-zone debt problems and other uncertainties weigh on would-be acquisitors M&A activity dulls to almost a standstill The global mergers and acquisitions (M&A) market has been dismal in the year's first nine months, battered by euro-zone debt problems and an uncertain ...

  9. Business - Economy - ECONOMY

    ECB says it has no set limit to bond-buying

    Posted Jun 10th 2013, 12:00am by AFP, Reuters

    ... understand that the crisis in the euro zone is over." Hollande's comments came a week after thousands of people took to the streets of European cities to vent their anger ... France's President Francois Hollande announced Europe's debt crisis was over. The German newspaper Frankfurter Allgemeine Sonntagszeitung yesterday quoted central bank sources as saying ...

  10. Business - Economy - ECONOMY

    Welcome to euro casino

    Posted Apr 14th 2014, 05:07am by DAVID BROWN

    ... for the euro zone's financial jugular. Speculative investor shorts piled the pressure on Greece, Ireland, Portugal, Spain and Cyprus at their weakest hours. They helped fuel the euro-zone crisis ... in the strength of the bloc's recovery. But what's at play here is market speculation, pure and simple- and the European Central Bank is doing nothing to discourage it. Turning the euro-zone ...




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