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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 - Economy - ANALYSIS

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

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

    ... 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 ... 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 ...

  3. 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 ...

  4. Business - Economy - ANALYSIS

    Euro bailout Troika nears end of road with patchy record

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

    ... Asmussen told the European Parliament that once the current crisis is over, the Troika should be replaced by the euro zone rescue fund and the European Commission. But not now. Many independent ... 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 ...

  5. 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 ...

  6. 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 ... still struggling to shake off the worst financial crisis for a generation, many economists are worrying that new asset bubbles are already threatening to derail the tepid global recovery. ...

  7. 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 ...

  8. Business - Economy - ANALYSIS

    The burning question: has Asia truly lost its mojo?

    Posted Oct 08th 2012, 12:00am by AFP

    ... risks arising from the euro zone and the uncertain recovery in the US, both of which are key export markets for Asia's factories. "Developing Asia is slowing down much more than we ... may have lost its mojo? The European debt crisis and weakness in the United States have long been drags on Asian growth, but throw in China's difficult leadership transition ...

  9. News - Asia - ANALYSIS

    Imran Khan risks overplaying his hand in Pakistan power game

    Posted Aug 18th 2014, 04:14am by Reuters

    ... while Khan relaxed in his nearby mansion. "The path he's chosen is one of protest," said Samina Ahmed, South Asia director of the Brussels-based International Crisis Group think ...

  10. Business - Economy - ANALYSIS

    Speedy reforms key for China's economy

    Posted Jul 17th 2014, 01:22am by Victoria Ruan

    ... have persistently exceeded those of state-owned enterprises for more than a decade, with the gap widening since the 2008 global financial crisis, when easy credit fuelled massive investment ...




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