Category Archives: Euro

Hollande’s tricky balancing act – FT

The FT’s Paris bureau chief Hugh Carnegy assesses what the Cabinet reshuffle by French president Francois Hollande – after disastrous elections for the Socialists – means for the economy and business. For more video content from the Financial Times, visit … Continue reading

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Weekend Lecture: Can the Eurozone Survive? – LSE

After four successive crisis years, an economic recovery in Europe is within sight. The euro’s survival – which was in question as recently as a year ago – appears assured. But the crisis remains chronic, if not fatal. Without further … Continue reading

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What’s Europe’s biggest economic concern? — Reuters

Sept. 9 – Influential thinkers and leaders at the Ambrosetti Forum including Trichet, Roubini and Zoellick give Reuters’ Lucy Marcus their take on the biggest issues facing Europe’s economy. – Reuters TV (click here if video is not observable)

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Italy’s New PM sets out priorities

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‘Toon/Quote of the Day: Coding Error

Good piece in the FT,  The New Deal for Europe: more reform, less austerity.  The War of the Coding Error is a reminder that the economy is too vital to be left to economists – Philip Stephens Amen! Also see … Continue reading

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Spain’s record unemployment rate

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Napolitano re-election helps Italian stocks and bonds

Hopes of an end to two months of political deadlock had a positive effect on Italy’s financial markets on Monday. http://www.euronews.com/ (click here if video is not observable)

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IMF still keen on eurozone rate cut in face of weak growth

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Eurozone’s No Jobs, No Growth Economy

Do you sense a policy change?   After the dismal data dump today the Euro markets seem to believe they do. (click here if charts and video are not observable)

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Headache for head of state as Italian politics fails..again

Here is something we really need to monitor and keep on our radar.  The potential for an outsized political or geopolitical shock is growing and not just in Italy. (click here if video is not observable)

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