Economy, finance take centre stage in Commission’s final legislative push

By |oktober 25th, 2017|Commission work programme, EU minister of finance, European Parliament, european stability mechanism, eurozone budget, FinTech, News, sustainable finance|

Initiatives to strengthen the financial markets and deepen the economic and monetary union will play a major role in the European Commission’s work programme for 2018, the final one before the legislative machine slows down in the run-up to European elections in 2019.

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Post-election Germany: An iron chancellor with a liberal sidekick?

By |september 19th, 2017|Angela Merkel, Christian Lindner, ESM, european stability mechanism, eurozone budget, FDP, Greek crisis, News, Udo Bullmann|

If the liberal FDP enters a coalition with the conservative CDU in Berlin, Merkel and Schäuble will have to adapt their plans for the future of the European Stability Mechanism (ESM). EURACTIV Germany's partner Der Tagesspiegel reports.

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Paris and Berlin at odds over ‘grand bargain’ to deepen eurozone

By |september 1st, 2017|Angela Merkel, Emmanuel Macron, European Monetary Fund, european stability mechanism, eurozone budget, eurozone crisis, fiscal union, France, Germany, News|

French President Emmanuel Macron's push for an ambitious overhaul of Europe's single currency bloc is running up against robust resistance in Berlin despite conciliatory public signals from German Chancellor Angela Merkel.

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Germany warned against eurozone reform complacency ahead of election

By |avgust 30th, 2017|Angela Merkel, ESM, European Central Bank, european stability mechanism, France, Germany, Martin Schulz, News, Outright Monetary Transactions (OMT)|

The political will to keep the eurozone together is eroding inexorably, warns Leo Hoffmann-Axthelm from Transparency International. In an interview, he reminds German politicians about their responsibility in the eurozone crisis, calling for vital gove...

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Transparency International: German criticism of ECB ‘a tad dishonest’

By |avgust 30th, 2017|ESM, European Central Bank, european stability mechanism, News, Outright Monetary Transactions (OMT)|

As Germany prepares for general elections in September, Leo Hoffmann-Axthelm reminds about Berlin’s responsibility in the politicisation of the European Central Bank (ECB), saying it is largely due to German inaction during the Eurozone crisis.

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Schäuble preparing EU bailout fund reform proposal

By |avgust 23rd, 2017|CDU, ESM, european stability mechanism, eurozone crisis, Germany, News, Wolfgang Schäuble|

German Finance Minister Wolfgang Schäuble is working on a proposal that would allow southern eurozone countries to tap into the single currency bloc's bailout fund to boost investments during recessions, a newspaper reported on Wednesday (23 August).

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Eurozone chief backs German calls for ‘a European IMF’

By |marec 20th, 2017|ESM, european stability mechanism, Greece, IMF, International Monetary Fund, Jeroen Dijsselbloem, News, Wolfgang Schäuble|

The European Stability Mechanism (ESM) – the eurozone's bailout fund – should ultimately be turned into a European version of the International Monetary Fund IMF, according to the head of eurozone finance ministers.

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