All posts tagged euro zone

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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 […]

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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 h ...

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New 10 euro banknote goes into circulation on September 23

September 22, 2014, by The Sofia Globe staff

A new 10 euro banknote that the European Central Bank (ECB) says will have several enhanced security features as well as a “fresh look” go ...

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Bulgaria records 0.5% economic growth in Q2 – flash estimate

August 14, 2014, by The Sofia Globe staff

Bulgaria’s economy posted 0.5 per cent growth in the second quarter of the year, the National Statistical Institute (NSI) said in a flash estimate o ...

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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 […]

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    Latvia ready to join euro zone in 2014, EC says
    June 6, 2013, by The Sofia Globe staff

    The European Commission has published its annual convergence report on Latvia, concluding that the country was ready to join the euro zone on January 1 2014 and proposing that the […]