ECB will continue doing whatever is necessary to deliver on mandate, Lagarde says

By |maj 8th, 2020|Christine Lagarde, ECB, European Central Bank, Eurozone, IMF, Kristalina Georgieva, Lagarde, News|

European Central Bank chief Christine Lagarde has responded to a recent German court ruling that challenged the bank's authority by saying the ECB is an independent institution, accountable to the European Parliament, that will continue to do whatever ...

Komentarji so izklopljeni za ECB will continue doing whatever is necessary to deliver on mandate, Lagarde says

All eyes on ECB for further virus-fighting moves

By |april 27th, 2020|coronavirus economic response, ECB, European Central Bank, Eurozone, News, quantitative easing|

The European Central Bank has launched a series of never-before-seen measures to cushion the economic blow from the coronavirus pandemic but it looks set to reaffirm Thursday (30 April) it will do more still, even if some of the options appear limited.

Komentarji so izklopljeni za All eyes on ECB for further virus-fighting moves

Reforms, investment and the EU Recovery Plan

By |april 23rd, 2020|coronavirus economic response, economic recovery, EU budget 2021-2027, EU summit, EUCO, Eurogroup, European Stability Mechanism (ESM), Eurozone, News|

The EU member states are finally discussing an ambitious European Recovery Plan and the good news is that they already have the right tool at hand, writes Dragoș Pîslaru.

Komentarji so izklopljeni za Reforms, investment and the EU Recovery Plan

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

Coronavirus exit: Re-inventing the EU supply chain

By |april 14th, 2020|coronavirus exit, Eastern Europe, economic crisis, eurosceptism, Eurozone, News, non-eurozone|

This crisis is also teaching us logistical lessons, and particularly the need to produce things at home or closer to home. Eastern Europe remains competent and cheaper, and can make the difference in the EU supply chain, writes Radu Magdin.

Komentarji so izklopljeni za Coronavirus exit: Re-inventing the EU supply chain

EU ministers to agree virus rescue plan, not ‘coronabonds’

By |april 7th, 2020|coronabonds, coronavirus, economic crisis, economic recovery, Eurogroup, European Stability Mechanism (ESM), Eurozone, France, Frugal 4, Italy, News, Spain|

EU countries are nearing an economic rescue plan for European countries worst hit by the coronavirus outbreak, sources said on Monday (6 April), but not at the level of ambition called for by Italy and Spain.

Komentarji so izklopljeni za EU ministers to agree virus rescue plan, not ‘coronabonds’

EU open to ‘coronabonds’ to cushion economic fallout – von der Leyen

By |marec 20th, 2020|coronabonds, coronavirus, Eurozone, News, Ursula von der Leyen|

The European Commission is ready to consider backing common debt issuance in the eurozone to help the bloc weather the massive economic impact of the coronavirus outbreak, its president said on Friday (20 March).

Komentarji so izklopljeni za EU open to ‘coronabonds’ to cushion economic fallout – von der Leyen

Coronavirus will send EU spiraling into recession in 2020: Breton

By |marec 16th, 2020|coronavirus, economic crisis, Eurozone, News, Thierry Breton|

The coronavirus pandemic will plunge the European Union into recession this year, the EU’s internal market Commissioner Thierry Breton said, estimating the bloc’s economy risked a 2-2.5% hit.

Komentarji so izklopljeni za Coronavirus will send EU spiraling into recession in 2020: Breton

EU ministers hold videoconference to agree coordinated economic coronavirus response

By |marec 16th, 2020|coronavirus, Eurozone, Mário Centeno, News|

European Union finance ministers plan to agree on Monday (16 March) on a coordinated economic response to the coronavirus pandemic, with the European Commission forecasting the effects of the virus could push the EU into a recession. The action would...

Komentarji so izklopljeni za EU ministers hold videoconference to agree coordinated economic coronavirus response

Coronavirus deaths rise in Italy, government prepares economic support

By |marec 2nd, 2020|budget deficit, coronavirus, Eurozone, Italy, News|

The death toll from an outbreak of coronavirus in Italy has risen to 34, five more than a day earlier, officials said on Sunday (1 March), as the government prepared to boost spending to help the fragile economy.

Komentarji so izklopljeni za Coronavirus deaths rise in Italy, government prepares economic support