All posts tagged euro zone

European Central Bank ECB President Mario Draghi
December 5, 2014, by VOANews

The European Central Bank is predicting the economy in the continent’s 18-nation euro currency bloc will barely advance in the next two years. The bank projected Thursday that the eurozone […]

Jeroen Dijsselbloem, Dutch Minister for Finance and President of the Eurogroup

Eurogroup lays out post-bailout plans for Greece

November 7, 2014, by Independent Balkan News Agency

“There is strong support for a precautionary credit line in the form of an existing European Stability Mechanism tool called the ECCL – Enhanced C ...

European Central Bank ECB President Mario Draghi

Stock markets rally as ECB chief suggests further euro zone stimulus

November 6, 2014, by Lisa Bryant of VOANews

European stock markets surged Thursday after the European Central Bank (ECB) indicated it is considering further action to boost the sluggish economy ...

us dollars photo Patrick Houette

Expert: Dollar to reach parity with euro

October 29, 2014, by Raymond Johnston of The Prague Post

One factor that European and other markets are going to have to prepare for is the emerging strength of the US dollar, according to Peter Oppenheimer, ...

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    Most euro zone banks deemed financially healthy
    October 27, 2014, by VOANews

    The European Central Bank says that most of the banks in the 18-nation euro currency bloc could survive a financial crisis, an assessment that could help spur more lending to […]

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    Euro zone debt rising in spite of austerity measures
    July 22, 2013, by VOANews

    The combined debt in the eurozone continues to grow, even as many of the 17 nations in Europe’s currency bloc have adopted austerity measures to cut spending and raise taxes. […]

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    Latvia to adopt euro on January 1 2014
    July 9, 2013, by The Sofia Globe staff

    The economic and financial affairs council of the European Union (Ecofin) passed on July 9 a decision allowing Latvia to adopt the euro as its currency as of January 1 […]