Politics

Greek exit manageable but not preferable: ECB’s Asmussen

Greek exit manageable but not preferable: ECB’s Asmussen

Published 20/08/2012

BERLIN (Reuters) - A Greek exit from the euro zone would be manageable, European Central Bank policymaker Joerg Asmussen was quoted on Monday as saying, [more…]

British PM’s ex-media boss in court

British PM’s ex-media boss in court

Published 16/08/2012

LONDON (Reuters) - The former communications chief of British Prime Minister David Cameron appeared in court on Thursday, accused with six others over hacking the [more…]

Eurozone shuttle diplomacy to pick up pace before critical month

Eurozone shuttle diplomacy to pick up pace before critical month

Published 16/08/2012

BERLIN/ATHENS (Reuters) - After a brief summer lull, euro zone leaders are gearing up for a round of shuttle diplomacy in the run-up to what [more…]

Analysis: NYTimes’ new CEO must grow sales, skirt internal strife

Analysis: NYTimes’ new CEO must grow sales, skirt internal strife

Published 16/08/2012

NEW YORK (Reuters) - The tasks that now confront Mark Thompson, the newly appointed chief executive of The New York Times Company, are essentially the [more…]

Analysts raise News Corp price targets on cable network growth

Analysts raise News Corp price targets on cable network growth

Published 09/08/2012

(Reuters) - Shares in Rupert Murdoch's News Corp touched a more than five-year high on Thursday, even as a massive $2.85 billion non-cash restructuring charge [more…]

Irish consumer sentiment hits two-year high in July

Irish consumer sentiment hits two-year high in July

Published 09/08/2012

DUBLIN (Reuters) - Irish consumer sentiment hit a two-year high in July on more positive economic news in Ireland and as fears of a major [more…]

Blair is “deeply worried” UK may leave EU: paper

Blair is “deeply worried” UK may leave EU: paper

Published 08/08/2012

BERLIN (Reuters) - Former British Prime Minister Tony Blair told a German newspaper he was "deeply worried" Britain might opt to leave the European Union [more…]

German politicians concerned about bigger role for ESM

German politicians concerned about bigger role for ESM

Published 04/08/2012

BERLIN (Reuters) - Politicians in Germany's ruling centre-right coalition have expressed renewed concerns about an increased role for the euro zone's permanent bailout fund, which [more…]

ECB’s Draghi faces leadership test over euro pledge

ECB’s Draghi faces leadership test over euro pledge

Published 02/08/2012

FRANKFURT (Reuters) - European Central Bank President Mario Draghi was under intense pressure from investors, European leaders and even the United States to deliver on [more…]

U.S. raises pressure for euro zone crisis action

U.S. raises pressure for euro zone crisis action

Published 02/08/2012

FRANKFURT/BERLIN (Reuters) - The United States raised the pressure on euro zone leaders to take decisive action on solving the region's debt crisis, notably by [more…]