The one-size-fits-all euro might just be starting to loosen up

2016-08-02 13:21

While the ECB's 's monetary policy is“generally right for the common currency area as a whole, it has proven to be wrong for most of its individual members most of the time.”

Greece says considering bank closures and capital controls on Monday

2015-06-28 14:37

The Greek government will consider imposing capital controls and closing the country's banks on Monday, says Greek Finance Minister Yanis Varoufakis.

Expansion in eurozone factory activity eases

2014-06-02 14:15

Eurozone manufacturing growth has slowed more than initially thought last month, likely fuelling expectations that the European Central Bank will ease policy.

Global shares extend rally, euro firm

2014-04-02 14:20

World stocks extended their recent rally and the yen sagged to a 10-week low as investors focused on the positive in a mixed bag of global economic data.

EU in fresh bid to tackle Greek crisis

2011-07-14 10:19

Eurozone countries are grappling with the thorny issue of involving the private sector in addressing Greece's debt woes.


In the markets: What to watch this week

2016-03-14 07:00

Last week the market was rather disappointed by announcements from European Central Bank president Mario Draghi. This week we’ll be looking out for some more important central bank announcement’s across the globe, including a US Fed interest decision on Wednesday and our own MPC meeting on Thursday.

Euro zone economy stutters as ECB gears up

2014-06-04 13:39

Price cuts by euro zone firms have failed to prevent business growth from losing momentum in May, all but sealing the case for looser monetary policy.

Italy 'may leave euro if ECB stays hardline'

2014-05-06 13:45

Italy and other countries will have no choice but to leave the euro unless hardline monetary policies are dropped, says Italy's ex-premier Silvio Berlusconi.

Minister: ECB must do more for jobless

2013-03-03 14:51

A French official says the European Central Bank is shirking its responsibilities towards Europe's unemployed.

Greece readies new austerity measures

2010-04-29 15:30

Greece has readied severe austerity measures on to secure multi-billion dollar aid, providing relief to financial markets but drawing threats of a mighty battle from Greek unions.

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