Euro Zone as a Whole

Some banks slow in implementing Brexit plans: ECB’s Enria

Some banks slow in implementing Brexit plans: ECB’s Enria

Published 11/11/2019

FRANKFURT (Reuters) - European Union banks have put in place all the plans for Brexit but execution is lagging as lenders await the outcome of [more…]

Euro dips before Lagarde speaks but hopes for tariff reprieve lend support

Euro dips before Lagarde speaks but hopes for tariff reprieve lend support

Published 04/11/2019

LONDON (Reuters) - The euro edged down on Monday as investors awaited Christine Lagarde’s first speech as European Central Bank president, but hopes that the [more…]

Italy’s Salvini triumphs in regional elections in Umbria

Italy’s Salvini triumphs in regional elections in Umbria

Published 28/10/2019

ROME (Reuters) - A right-wing coalition scored a net victory in a local election in the central Italian region of Umbria, official data from the [more…]

Lagarde will take ECB out of ivory tower: De Guindos in El Pais

Lagarde will take ECB out of ivory tower: De Guindos in El Pais

Published 26/10/2019

FRANKFURT (Reuters) - Christine Lagarde will ensure European Central Bank policymakers climb down from their “ivory tower” and face the political realities of the euro [more…]

‘Never give up!’ Draghi tells Lagarde as he leaves ECB

‘Never give up!’ Draghi tells Lagarde as he leaves ECB

Published 24/10/2019

FRANKFURT (Reuters) - European Central Bank President Mario Draghi told his successor on Thursday to “never give up” on propping up the euro zone economy [more…]

Irish PM’s popularity surges as Brexit takes centre stage: poll

Irish PM’s popularity surges as Brexit takes centre stage: poll

Published 15/10/2019

DUBLIN (Reuters) - Irish Prime Minister Leo Varadkar’s approval rating has jumped sharply as voters back his government’s approach on Brexit ahead of a parliamentary [more…]

Brexit extension, election still most likely, says UBS

Brexit extension, election still most likely, says UBS

Published 11/10/2019

LONDON (Reuters) - UBS Wealth Management said on Friday it still expects the UK government to ask for an extension to the deadline for exiting [more…]

Brexit: Deutsche Bank still sees 50% chance of no-deal by year-end

Brexit: Deutsche Bank still sees 50% chance of no-deal by year-end

Published 02/10/2019

LONDON (Reuters) - Deutsche Bank said on Wednesday it still sees a 50% chance that Britain will leave the European Union without a deal by [more…]

EU ready to act alone on digital tax if no global deal in 2020

EU ready to act alone on digital tax if no global deal in 2020

Published 27/09/2019

BRUSSELS (Reuters) - European Union commissioners-designate said the bloc should agree on a digital tax if no deal on the matter was reached at a [more…]

Governments must ensure ECB is not overburdened, Merkel says

Governments must ensure ECB is not overburdened, Merkel says

Published 26/09/2019

FRANKFURT (Reuters) - Euro zone governments must reform their economies and use appropriate fiscal policies to ensure that the European Central Bank is not overburdened, [more…]