Posts Tagged ‘european’

Euro Zone Banks Reluctant to Return ECB Funds

Wednesday, December 29th, 2010

Eurozone end-of-year financial market tensions have been highlighted by the European Central Bank’s failure to reabsorb funds it has spent on buying government bonds to combat the region’s debt crisis, reports the Financial Times.

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Ireland Says Bailout Talks Complete, EU to OK Deal

Sunday, November 28th, 2010

Irish Prime Minister Brian Cowen said his government has completed 10 days of negotiations on an EU-IMF bailout of his debt-crippled country and expects European financial chiefs to ratify the deal Sunday in Brussels.

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Ireland Says Bailout Talks Complete, EU to OK Deal

Irish Prime Minister: Budget Plans Are Already in Place

Saturday, November 20th, 2010

As Irish and European officials engaged in tense talks over the terms of a multibillion dollar rescue package, Ireland’s Prime Minister Brian Cowen sais its low corporate tax rate and four-year budget plan, the New York Times reports.

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Irish Prime Minister: Budget Plans Are Already in Place

Deals Come Back in Third Quarter, Outlook Still Cautious

Friday, September 24th, 2010

Buoyed by the busiest August in more than a decade, global mergers and acquisitions have risen 21 percent so far this year, with stable activity in the U.S.

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Deals Come Back in Third Quarter, Outlook Still Cautious

Week Ahead: Markets Find Something to Cheer About

Friday, July 23rd, 2010

With the European bank stress tests out of the way, investors may shift their focus to what’s got the stock market perking up in the last couple of days.

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Week Ahead: Markets Find Something to Cheer About

China Says Exports Outlook ‘Grim’ on Europe Demand

Tuesday, July 20th, 2010

China sounded a gloomy note on Tuesday about its export prospects, warning in particular that belt-tightening by deeply indebted European Union governments would dampen demand for the country’s goods.

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Spain Banks’ ECB Borrowing Surges to Record High

Wednesday, July 14th, 2010

Borrowing by Spanish banks from the European Central Bank surged in June to a new record high, indicating tight access to funding before the expiry of 442 billion euros in one-year ECB loans at the start of July.

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ECB Seen Keeping Cool Under Stress Test Grilling

Thursday, July 8th, 2010

The European Central Bank will face pressure on Thursday to say whether Europe-wide stress tests on banks will be tough enough to convince markets of their worth but is likely to offer little beyond soothing words.

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ECB Seen Keeping Cool Under Stress Test Grilling

Europe’s Debt Crisis Isn’t Only Reason Stocks Are Dropping

Wednesday, May 5th, 2010

The acceleration of the European debt crisis was as good a reason as any for a stock market selloff that analysts say was long overdue anyway.

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Europe’s Debt Crisis Isn’t Only Reason Stocks Are Dropping

Greek Aid Pledge Disappoints Markets, But Stocks Still Rise

Thursday, February 11th, 2010

European leaders said they were ready to support Greece to stave off a crisis, but disappointed markets by failing to offer details. Still, both US and European stocks managed to rebound.

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Greek Aid Pledge Disappoints Markets, But Stocks Still Rise