Tag Archives: Euro

13Nov/17

IMF warns of ‘disruptive’ Brexit threat

Europe’s economy is now hitting its stride, according to the International Monetary Fund. But, as Ciara lee reports, a disruptive Brexit could result in “appreciably” lower growth for Britain and the euro zone. Continue reading

24Apr/17

French election relief sends markets soaring

European shares open sharply higher and the euro briefly vaults to five-month peaks after the market’s favoured candidate won the first round of the French election, reducing the risk of another Brexit-like shock. Ciara Lee reports. Continue reading

16Jan/17

Sterling skids to three-month low as “hard Brexit” fears bite

Sterling skids to its lowest levels – bar a “flash crash” in October – in 32 years on Monday, hit by fears that Prime Minister Theresa May will say on Tuesday that Britain is set for a “hard” Brexit out of the EU and its single market.

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08Dec/16

25 years after Maastricht, European Union in existential crisis

Twenty-five years after European leaders concluded the Maastricht agreement on the funding of the ‘European Union,’ new challenges threaten the 28-member bloc.

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13Jul/15

Greece reached euro zone deal

(EBS) – Euro zone leaders clinched a deal with Greece on Monday (July 13) to negotiate a third bailout to keep the near-bankrupt country in the euro zone after a whole night of haggling at an emergency summit.
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12Jul/15

Greeks feel humiliated by euro zone partners

People in the Greek capital say they feel humiliated by euro zone partners who have not yet accepted their government’s latest proposals to secure a third bailout.

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06Jul/15

Greece a flashpoint for Europe?

(Reuters Business Report) – Don Quixote: a Spanish literary hero famous for tilting his lance at imaginary foes – like windmills.

Austerity though – that’s seen as a very real enemy.

Many Spaniards in solidarity with ordinary Greeks.
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06Jul/15

Greek No vote “catastrophic scenario” for markets, says analyst

A ‘No’ vote by the Greeks is a “catastrophic scenario” for markets, an analyst says while on the streets of Paris, people say the Greeks may have voted in a “selfish” way.

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05Jul/15

European Parliament President doubts Greek banks will reopen, warns of ‘dramatic’ times ahead

European Parliament President Martin Schulz doubts Greek banks will reopen this week, calls for emergency humanitarian aid for Greece and demands the government make meaningful proposals on its debt to stave off ‘dramatic’ times.

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01Jul/15

UK stock markets calm despite Greek default

UK traders consider the consequences of a possible ‘Grexit’ on the European markets.

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