Category Archives: Euro

Greece three years on – FT

Calm has returned to Greece after the anti-austerity riots three years ago. The economy is expected to grow this year for the first time since 2007. Ralph Atkins, capital markets editor, analyses the country’s progress and the work still to … Continue reading

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Euro Debt Constraining Growth – FT

Ralph Atkins, the FT’s capital markets editor, discusses high private sector debt levels in the eurozone with Moritz Kraemer, S&P’s chief sovereign ratings officer. Mr Kramer says Europe is ‘in for the long haul’ on debt deleveraging. For more video … Continue reading

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Has Draghi opened the floodgates? – FT

Mario Draghi is tackling the dearth of small business loans with €400bn of cheap long-term loans, TLTROs. William De Vijlder of BNP Paribas Investment Partners discusses with John Authers whether this will open the floodgates or lead to stagnant water … Continue reading

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The ECB moves – is it enough? – FT

The European Central Bank has cut its deposit rate to below zero per cent and introduced other radical measures to fight the threat of deflation. The FT’s Chris Giles and Ferdinando Giugliano discuss what these actions mean. For more video … Continue reading

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ECB cuts rates to buoy eurozone economy – EuroNews

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Negative rates in 60 seconds – FT

As the European Central Bank considers adopting negative interest rates to counter low eurozone inflation, FT economics editor Chris Giles explains what you need to know about negative interest rates − in 60 seconds. For more video content from the … Continue reading

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Euro Testing 200-day

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ECB Plans Negative Rate on Bank Deposits – Spiegel

Der Spiegel is reporting, When it meets on June 6, SPIEGEL has learned, the European Central Bank may implement a negative interest rate for financial institutions seeking to park their money at the Frankfurt powerhouse. The move is aimed at … Continue reading

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How the euro was saved – FT

Peter Spiegel, the Financial Times’s Brussels bureau chief, recounts the moments in 2011 and 2012 when the euro came closest to collapse, and how politicians and bureaucrats battled over the solutions that eventually saved the euro. For more video content … Continue reading

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ECB poised to shore up eurozone economy

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