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. 

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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...

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How to finance virus response in a sustainable way? Scale up synergies with the Green Deal

By |april 7th, 2020|COVID-19, eurobonds, European Central Bank, European Investment Bank (EIB), European Stability Mechanism (ESM), News|

EU member states should not have to choose between financing the COVID-19 response, undertaking crucial long-term investments to tackle the climate crisis, and debt sustainability, write Irene Monasterolo and Ulrich Volz.

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Italy papers slam ‘Ugly Europe’ over delayed economic plan

By |marec 27th, 2020|Antonio Tajani, coronabonds, coronavirus, EUCO, eurobonds, Giuseppe Conte, Italy, Luigi Di Maio, News|

The failure of EU leaders to come up with a joint economic response to the coronavirus crisis unleashed widespread criticism in Italy on Friday, with newspapers slamming Europe's foot dragging.

Komentarji so izklopljeni za Italy papers slam ‘Ugly Europe’ over delayed economic plan

France wants EU to win COVID-19 ‘communications battle’

By |marec 26th, 2020|communication, coronavirus, COVID-19, EUCO, eurobonds, European Council, France, News, Solidarity|

European solidarity is being put to the test as some EU member states are not supporting the idea of 'corona bonds' and the EU's approach to communicating with the public about the crisis remains too discreet, according to Paris. EURACTIV France reports.

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Germans and Dutch set to block EU ‘corona bonds’ at video summit

By |marec 26th, 2020|coronabonds, eurobonds, Frugal 4, Germany, Netherlands, News|

Germany and the Netherlands will lead opposition to issuing joint bonds to help revive the European Union economy from a deep slump caused by the coronavirus when the bloc's national leaders discuss emergency assistance on Thursday (26 March).

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Nine member states ask for Eurobonds to face coronavirus crisis

By |marec 25th, 2020|eurobonds, News|

Nine member states sent a letter today (25 March) to the President of the EU Council Charles Michel asking for a common debt instrument to mitigate the damage caused by the coronavirus crisis, Greek media reported.

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Germany and Netherlands ‘open’ to considering ‘coronabonds’ 

By |marec 19th, 2020|coronabonds, coronavirus, COVID-19, eurobonds, European Stability Mechanism (ESM), News|

Germany and The Netherlands, two of the most staunch opponents to the idea of issuing common debt in the eurozone, would be “open” to discuss eurobonds to mitigate the economic impact of the coronavirus COVID-19.

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Italian PM floats idea of ‘corona-bonds’ to restart EU economy

By |marec 18th, 2020|coronavirus, COVID-19, eurobonds, European Stability Mechanism (ESM), Giuseppe Conte, Italy, News|

Giuseppe Conte, the Italian Prime Minister, urged EU leaders on Tuesday (17 March) to take extraordinary measures and consider issuing joint debt at EU level in order to help Europe's economy recover from the coronavirus crisis.

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Commission’s bond-backed product gets lukewarm reception

By |maj 24th, 2018|eurobonds, News, sovereign debt backed securities (SBBS), Valdis Dombrovskis|

Financial representatives on Thursday (24 May) poured cold water on the European Commission’s proposal to create sovereign bond-backed securities (SBBS), insisting that not all the elements exist yet for a successful market for the product.

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