New figures showed Germany narrowly avoided recession but European shares slid nonetheless on fears that the US-China trade conflict was still inflicting a lot of damage to the world growth.
Fri, 15 Nov, 2019
As Jeroen Dijsselbloem’s turbulent reign over eurozone’s finance ministers’ meetings comes to an end, horse-trading for his succession between the bloc’s countries and political groups is about to heat up.
Wed, 11 Oct, 2017
Europe correspondent, Ann Cahill, delivers her weekly briefing on Euro affairs from the European Parliament.
Mon, 08 Jun, 2015
Germany and the European Commission slapped down talk of a third financial rescue for Greece as premature, after Spain once again suggested yesterday that a new aid package for Athens was almost inevitable.
Thu, 05 Mar, 2015
Finance ministers and central bank governors from the world’s leading economies met in Mexico on Sunday amid growing fears over the global impact of Europe’s debt crisis and the stalemate over a fiscal plan in the US.
Mon, 05 Nov, 2012
Spain’s ailing banks are unlikely to need all of the €100bn which was made available by the country’s euro partners, Spanish economy minister Luis de Guindos said.
Mon, 03 Sep, 2012
Spain overhauled its banks for the fifth time in three years yesterday in order to secure up to €100bn in European aid for lenders crushed by bad loans resulting from the country’s extended property market crash.
Sat, 01 Sep, 2012
Spain has time to wait for clarity on what a full European rescue would involve as it has already covered the majority of its debt needs for the year, economy minister Luis de Guindos said yesterday.
Mon, 06 Aug, 2012
Spain ate humble pie and became the fourth and largest country to ask Europe to rescue its failing banks.
Sun, 10 Jun, 2012
Spain will ask for a bank bailout from the eurozone, becoming the fourth and largest country to seek help since the single currency bloc's debt crisis erupted.
Sat, 09 Jun, 2012
Spain’s banks do not need to be bolstered with European money as suggested by France, the country’s economy minister said today.
Mon, 21 May, 2012
Spain will force banks to increase provisions against real estate loans by about €30bn and will hire two auditors to value lenders’ assets in a fourth attempt to clean up the industry.
Sat, 12 May, 2012
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