EUROZONE

Exclusive: EU delays euro zone budget, deposit insurance plans – draft

Exclusive: EU delays euro zone budget, deposit insurance plans – draft

Published 02/12/2018

BRUSSELS (Reuters) - EU finance ministers will agree on Monday to give the euro zone bailout fund new responsibilities, but they will delay decisions on [more…]

EU ministers to finalize watered-down euro zone reform plans

EU ministers to finalize watered-down euro zone reform plans

Published 30/11/2018

BRUSSELS (Reuters) - European Union finance ministers will seek final agreement on Monday on deeper euro zone integration which, after a year of negotiations, is [more…]

Italian budget standoff may consign euro zone integration drive to…

Italian budget standoff may consign euro zone integration drive to…

Published 24/10/2018

BRUSSELS (Reuters) - An uncompromising challenge to EU budget rules by Italy is providing the first big test for reforms introduced to save the euro [more…]

Lack of Italy debt contagion explodes notion of euro periphery

Lack of Italy debt contagion explodes notion of euro periphery

Published 18/10/2018

LONDON (Reuters) - The striking lack of financial contagion across the euro zone from Italy’s bond-market blowout this year shows investors are breaking an eight-year [more…]

EU leaders seek stronger euro zone as Italy challenges rules

EU leaders seek stronger euro zone as Italy challenges rules

Published 18/10/2018

BRUSSELS (Reuters) - European Union leaders will discuss on Thursday how to make the euro zone more resilient to crises, with the bloc’s third biggest [more…]

Euro zone investor morale falls on Italy, car industry worries

Euro zone investor morale falls on Italy, car industry worries

Published 08/10/2018

BERLIN (Reuters) - Investor morale in the euro zone fell more than expected in October, a survey showed on Monday, as concerns about Italy’s fiscal [more…]

Euro zone worried Italy’s deficit-boosting budget plan could revive…

Euro zone worried Italy’s deficit-boosting budget plan could revive…

Published 01/10/2018

LUXEMBOURG (Reuters) - Top euro zone officials warned Italy on Monday its plan to borrow billions of extra euros to fund spending pledges could tip [more…]

Euro zone business activity picked up in August but optimism dimmed…

Euro zone business activity picked up in August but optimism dimmed…

Published 05/09/2018

LONDON, Sept 5 (Reuters) - Euro zone business activity accelerated slightly last month, extending a period of solid growth, but a growing global trade war [more…]

Real estate market could lead to Europe’s next crisis, ECB says

Real estate market could lead to Europe’s next crisis, ECB says

Published 05/09/2018

FRANKFURT (Reuters) - Europe’s next crisis could originate in the real estate market, European Central Bank supervisor Daniele Nouy said in an interview with a [more…]

For Greece’s austerity-hit elderly, bailout “will never end”

For Greece’s austerity-hit elderly, bailout “will never end”

Published 20/08/2018

ATHENS (Reuters) - With two euros in his pocket, Yorgos Vagelakos, an 81-year-old retired factory worker, scouts the farmer’s market in his working-class Athens neighborhood [more…]