ECB warns virus response could renew fears of euro breakup

By |maj 27th, 2020|coronabonds, coronavirus recovery plan, European Central Bank, eurozone debt, Luis de Guindos, News, stability and growth pact|

A vast fiscal fightback to the coronavirus crisis unleashed by eurozone governments could raise questions about capitals' ability to repay debts and revive the threat of countries exiting the single currency, the European Central Bank warned Tuesday (2...

Komentarji so izklopljeni za ECB warns virus response could renew fears of euro breakup

Council seeks to narrow differences over COVID-19 recovery fund

By |april 23rd, 2020|coronabonds, coronavirus economic response, COVID 19 crisis, eurobonds, European Council, News, Pandemic Recovery Fund|

EU leaders meet on Thursday (23 April) for the fourth time in seven weeks to narrow the differences on how to set up a recovery fund to counter the economic fallout of the COVId-19 crisis. 

Komentarji so izklopljeni za Council seeks to narrow differences over COVID-19 recovery fund

Conte signals longer lockdown

By |april 22nd, 2020|coronabonds, coronavirus exit strategy, Giuseppe Conte, Italy, News|

Prime Minister Giuseppe Conte prepared Italians for a longer lockdown Tuesday (21 April) despite a second successive drop in the number of registered coronavirus cases.

Komentarji so izklopljeni za Conte signals longer lockdown

‘Coronabonds’ vs ‘Recovery bonds’: Where does Germany stand?

By |april 21st, 2020|Alternative für Deutschland (AfD), Angela Merkel, CDU, coronabonds, European Parliament, FDP, German Greens, Germany, Greece, News, recovery bonds, Social Democrats SPD|

While German Chancellor Angela Merkel has opposed the idea of 'coronabonds', German MEPs from her own political faction have spoken out in favour of 'recovery bonds', a position that could weigh heavily on the EU summit next Thursday. EURACTIV Germany ...

Komentarji so izklopljeni za ‘Coronabonds’ vs ‘Recovery bonds’: Where does Germany stand?

EU Commission will propose ‘borrowing’ to finance recovery plan: Dombrovskis

By |april 21st, 2020|Angela Merkel, coronabonds, coronavirus economic response, COVID-19, EU budget, Multi-Annual Financial Framework (MFF), News, Valdis Dombrovskis|

The EU executive will propose borrowing from the markets in order to finance a recovery plan that will come on top of the EU budget, the European Commission's vice-president for the economy, Valdis Dombrovskis, told EU lawmakers on Monday (20 April). 

Komentarji so izklopljeni za EU Commission will propose ‘borrowing’ to finance recovery plan: Dombrovskis

Merkel open to bigger EU budget, bonds to finance post-crisis recovery

By |april 21st, 2020|Angela Merkel, coronabonds, coronavirus, economic crisis, EU budget 2021-2027, EU summit, EUCO, Eurozone, Germany, Multi-Annual Financial Framework (MFF), News|

German Chancellor Angela Merkel signalled readiness on Monday (20 April) to finance economic recovery in Europe from the coronavirus pandemic through a bigger European Union budget and the issuance of joint debt via the European Commission.

Komentarji so izklopljeni za Merkel open to bigger EU budget, bonds to finance post-crisis recovery

COVID-19: EU’s plan to save the economy

By |april 20th, 2020|coronabonds, coronavirus, COVID-19, Economy, eurobonds, News|

The European Commission estimates the economic impact of the coronavirus outbreak could be greater than the financial crisis in 2008. In order to keep the economy running, the EU executive introduced flexibility for funds and national expenditure, memb...

Komentarji so izklopljeni za COVID-19: EU’s plan to save the economy

Conte doubles down on demand for coronabonds

By |april 20th, 2020|coronabonds, coronavirus, economic crisis, EUCO, Germany, Italy, Netherlands, News|

The "full firepower" of the European Union will be needed to overcome the historic shock of the coronavirus crisis, Italian Prime Minister Giuseppe Conte told German media Sunday (19 April), repeating calls to pool European debt.

Komentarji so izklopljeni za Conte doubles down on demand for coronabonds

Michel: EU’s way of working is ‘too slow’

By |april 20th, 2020|Charles Michel, coronabonds, COVID-19, European Council, Multi-Annual Financial Framework (MFF), News|

European Council President Charles Michel has voiced regret that Europe’s way of working, also evident during the coronavirus crisis, is ‘too slow’ and called for more solidarity with countries that have been hard-hit by the pandemic, like Italy and Spain.

Komentarji so izklopljeni za Michel: EU’s way of working is ‘too slow’

Portugal’s Costa criticises Netherlands over commitment to EU

By |april 11th, 2020|Antonio Costa, coronabonds, future of EU, Mark Rutte, Netherlands, News|

Portuguese Prime Minister Antonio Costa said on Friday (10 April) that the Netherlands' attempt to block economic support to fight the coronavirus raised questions about the future of the European Union.

Komentarji so izklopljeni za Portugal’s Costa criticises Netherlands over commitment to EU