All posts tagged euro zone

July 17, 2020, by The Sofia Globe staff

Fitch Ratings said on July 17 that Bulgaria’s admission to the Exchange Rate Mechanism (ERM2), the euro zone’s “waiting room”, was a positive development for the country’s credit rating, but […]

Bulgaria, Croatia accepted into ERM2 euro zone ‘waiting room’

July 10, 2020, by The Sofia Globe staff

The European Central Bank (ECB) said on July 10 that Bulgaria and Croatia have been accepted to join the Exchange Rate Mechanism (ERM2), the euro zone ...

Rumours prompt Bulgarians to exchange leva for euro on large scale – report

February 26, 2020, by The Sofia Globe staff

Rumours of a change to the exchange rate between the lev and the euro have resulted in Bulgarians massively changing the local currency for euro, acco ...

Fees for cross-border payments in euro drop in non-euro zone countries

December 16, 2019, by The Sofia Globe staff

As of December 16, consumers and businesses in non-euro zone EU countries will enjoy cheaper cross-border payments in euro, the European Commission sa ...

  • Lifting of capital controls in Greece finalised
    September 2, 2019, by Independent Balkan News Agency

    After four years, the capital controls in Greece have finally been lifted. The grounds for such a development had been laid by the previous government and has been implemented by […]

  • CEP study: Germany gains most from euro introduction
    February 26, 2019, by Deutsche Welle

    A new study from the Centre for European Policy in Freiburg has shown Germany to have gained “by far the most” from the introduction of the euro. Italy and France […]

  • Opinion: Post-austerity, Greece gets a second chance
    August 20, 2018, by Bernd Riegert of Deutsche Welle

    Despite all the mistakes that were made and all the hardships that the Greek people have had to endure, the country’s return to profitability is a success for the EU […]