Tag Archives: Eurozone

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

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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13Jul/15

IMF’s Lagarde says agreement found on Greece

IMF Managing Director says on leaving mammoth talks in Brussels that an agreement has been found to move forward with a third Greece bailout deal.

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12Jul/15

Ministers hope for progress as ‘difficult’ Greek debt talks resume

Eurogroup ministers gathering in Brussels hope for progress as “difficult” Greece negotiations resume and the European Union’s president cancels a planned summit of all 28 EU leaders that would have been needed in case of a “Grexit”.
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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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15Apr/15

Protester disrupts Draghi news conference

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(BVO , NVO) – European Central Bank president Mario Draghi got the surprise of his life on Wednesday, when a woman in a black T-shirt jumped on his desk shouting ‘End the ECB dictatorship’. She also threw confetti over his head.

The news conference in Frankfurt was briefly adjourned as the woman was carried from the room.