Markets took a lost referendum and the resignation of Italian prime minister Matteo Renzi on the chin, but Irish taxpayers and Government advisers here will be peering into the distance to see what European elections next year will hold for the sale of AIB, as shares in Italian banks fell sharply.
Tue, 06 Dec, 2016
Eurogroup chairman Jeroen Dijsselbloem rejected calls for banking union regulations to be loosened after weeks of falling bank shares, saying new European bail-in rules had caused investors to look “more critically” at risks borne by banks.
Mon, 15 Feb, 2016
European Commission president Jean-Claude Juncker warned eurozone governments against relying too much on loose monetary policy for economic growth, saying they must quickly strengthen public finances and bolster investment to emerge from the debt crisis.
Wed, 16 Dec, 2015
Sat, 10 Oct, 2015
Greece’s creditors yesterday drafted the broad lines of an agreement to put to the leftist government in Athens in a bid to conclude four months of acrimonious negotiations and release aid before the cash-strapped country runs out of money.
Wed, 03 Jun, 2015
Greece defied its international creditors yesterday by sticking to “red lines” on pension and labour market reforms and urging lenders to give ground, dimming prospects of progress next week towards securing desperately needed financial aid.
Fri, 08 May, 2015