German plan brings ‘new impetus’ to banking union, Eurogroup says

By |november 8th, 2019|EDIS, Eurogroup, European Deposit Insurance Scheme, News, Olaf Scholz, sovereign debt, sovereign debt backed securities (SBBS)|

Finance ministers on Thursday (7 November) welcomed a German initiative to unblock proposals for a common bank deposit guarantee scheme in the eurozone, but questioned Berlin's request to ask additional capital buffers in return for banks holding sover...

Komentarji so izklopljeni za German plan brings ‘new impetus’ to banking union, Eurogroup says

Eurozone sharpens up new anti-shock fund

By |oktober 10th, 2019|Eurogroup, eurozone budget, News|

Finance ministers of the 19-member euro area reached agreement late on Wednesday (9 October) on the details of a new common budget for the eurozone, including stronger measures to support countries hit by a sudden economic shock.

Komentarji so izklopljeni za Eurozone sharpens up new anti-shock fund

Growing pressure on eurozone economies to launch stimulus

By |september 13th, 2019|budgetary instrument for convergence and competitiveness (BICC), Eurogroup, Eurozone, fiscal stimulus, News|

The European Commission and some member states including France followed the ECB in pressing Germany and other countries with fiscal space to invest more to counter the risk of recession.

Komentarji so izklopljeni za Growing pressure on eurozone economies to launch stimulus

Europeans tell Germany to spend more to boost euro economy

By |julij 8th, 2019|Eurogroup, European Fiscal Board, fiscal stance, Germany, News|

European ministers and institutions told Germany on Monday (8 July) to increase public spending in order to support the ailing growth in the eurozone, as decision-makers and investors see a growing risk of recession looming on the horizon.

Komentarji so izklopljeni za Europeans tell Germany to spend more to boost euro economy

Stabilisation mechanism in induced coma after EU leaders’ meeting

By |junij 21st, 2019|Economic and Monetary union, EDIS, Emmanuel Macron, Eurogroup, Eurozone, eurozone budget, Mark Rutte, News, stabilisation mechanism|

EU leaders failed to inject further ambition to a Eurogroup deal on watered-down reforms of the Economic and Monetary Union, including a budgetary instrument for the eurozone, at the Euro summit on Friday (21 June). 

Komentarji so izklopljeni za Stabilisation mechanism in induced coma after EU leaders’ meeting

No agreement on euro budgetary tool- ministers send ‘hot potato’ back to leaders  

By |junij 14th, 2019|Bruno Le Maire, EMU, Eurogroup, European Deposit Insurance Scheme, eurozone budget, News|

EU finance ministers failed to reach an agreement in the early hours of Friday (14 June) on an anti-shock instrument to shield the euro, as they continued to clash over almost every feature on the agenda, including the source of funding.

Komentarji so izklopljeni za No agreement on euro budgetary tool- ministers send ‘hot potato’ back to leaders  

Finance ministers press Italy to stick to EU fiscal rules

By |junij 14th, 2019|Eurogroup, eurozone budget, Giovanni Tria, Italy, News|

EU finance ministers told the Italian government on Thursday (13 June) to meet its fiscal obligations in order to reduce its high debt, with the European Commission insisting on “substantial corrections” to rein in public spending.

Komentarji so izklopljeni za Finance ministers press Italy to stick to EU fiscal rules

Growing concerns over Greece and Italy, as negotiations stall on eurozone budget

By |maj 17th, 2019|budgetary rules, Eurogroup, Eurozone, eurozone budget, Greece, Greek bailout, Italy, News, stability and growth pact|

Latest Greece and Italy’s fiscal plans raised concerns in Brussels, as the Eurogroup met for another round of negotiations on the budgetary instrument for the Eurozone on Thursday (16 May), without major achievements.

Komentarji so izklopljeni za Growing concerns over Greece and Italy, as negotiations stall on eurozone budget

Greece gets €1 billion in return for reform progress

By |april 5th, 2019|Eurogroup, Greece, Greece bailout, News|

The eurozone finance ministers approved on Friday (5 April) the disbursement of €970 million to Greece, following the country's successful implementation of outstanding measures agreed as part of its post-bailout monitoring.

Komentarji so izklopljeni za Greece gets €1 billion in return for reform progress

Eurogroup kick off race for ECB chief economist, Ireland’s Lane puts name forward

By |januar 22nd, 2019|budget, ECB, Economic and Monetary union, Eurogroup, European Deposit Insurance Scheme, Eurozone, eurozone budget, Italy, News, top jobs|

Ireland presented Philip Lane’s candidacy as chief economist at the European Central Bank on Monday (21 January), as the Eurogroup opened calls for nominations in a relaxed first session of the year. 

Komentarji so izklopljeni za Eurogroup kick off race for ECB chief economist, Ireland’s Lane puts name forward