23 de outubro de 2014

Soros: Germany must lead or leave the Euro (IfM)

In a lecture, entitled "The Tragedy of the European Union," at the Institute for Media and Communication (IfM), in Berlin, George Soros, the liberal philanthropist whose fortune is worth about $20 billion, according to Forbes, argued this afternoon that Germany must lead the euro zone or leave it. ...

Fiscal Union: 53% of Germans against transferring more power to the EU (Welt)

The euphoria that crosses Europe with the ECB move with the program Outright Monetary Transactions against the Bundesbank, is having some negative feedback in the German press. The move, was intended to prove the irreversibility of the euro. And is part of a plan where the Eurozone should move towards a fiscal union. The problem, however, may ...

Merkel: can we win elections when we say we're in favor of solid finances?" (BBG)

The next elections in each of the European countries could introduce various changes in the EU mosaic. The electoral concerns start to show up also in Germany. Speaking at a CSU party event, in Bavaria, and with an electoral touch attacking financial markets, the German Chancellor Angela Merkel said today that the challenge today is how to ...

Schaeuble and Moscovici create coordination group for European proposals (RTRS)

The French and German finance ministries of will create a working group to coordinate Eurozone proposals, as the fiscal and the financial sector unions. The working group, announced today, after a meeting between German (Wolfgang Schaeuble) and French (Pierre Moscovici) finance ministers, aims to prepare joint proposals of the two ministries ...

Merkel: heal a rift in public perceptions between Greece and Germany (RTRS|BBG)

In a joint press conference after a meeting with Greek Prime Minister Antonis Samaras, this morning in Berlin, German Chancellor Angela Merkel said that Germany is ready to help the Greek government while it takes the necessary measures to solve the country's economic problems. Samaras stressed that he is certain that the troika report will ...

Eurozone: the next challenges of uncertainty (WSJ)

After a summer in which divisions have widened in the euro area and with the ECB stressing that fiscal problems can not be solved with monetary policy, fall promises to be even hotter. It would be reasonable to want the next European summit on October 18, to end the uncertainty on the euro's survival. But the flight to "more Europe" could ...

Germany: support to aid conditionality proposed by Draghi (BBG)

On a joint press conference with Prime Minister of Canada, German Chancellor Angela Merkel stressed Germany's support to the ECB's conditions to help reduce borrowing costs for the most indebted countries, noting that the country is "in line" with the approach of the European central bank to defend the euro.

Eurozone: negative outlook (WSJ)

The two largest euro area economies, Germany and France, avoided shrinking, but that could just be a matter of time. According to Eurostat data published today, the group of 17 countries of the euro zone, in the second quarter, had 0.2% negative GDP growth, over the previous quarter. Germany secured 0.3% growth and Portugal faced 1.2% negative ...
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