All posts tagged euro zone

European Central Bank ECB President Mario Draghi
January 22, 2015, by Lisa Bryant of VOANews

The European Central Bank has launched an ambitious stimulus program aimed to stop deflation and boost the ailing, 19-member eurozone.  The  ECB plans to buy billions of dollars worth of […]

euro banknotes by Mattes

Euro falls to nine-year low

January 5, 2015, by Selah Hennessy of VOANews

The value of the euro dropped to a nine-year low against the dollar on Monday, as fears over the stability of the eurozone escalated in the first week ...

sheaf of euro notes photo Gilles Letar

Lithuania joins euro zone on January 1 2015

January 1, 2015, by The Sofia Globe staff

The stroke of midnight in Vilnius, ushering in New Year 2015, saw Lithuania become the 19th European Union member state to adopt the euro. With Lithua ...

European Central Bank ECB President Mario Draghi

Small economic gain projected in euro zone up to 2016

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. T ...

  • 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 Conditions Credit Line – and that […]

  • 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, the chief global equity […]

  • euro sign Przemyslaw 'env1ro' Szczepanski
    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 […]