Spain’s former central banker: ‘De Guindos led us to disaster’

By |maj 29th, 2018|ECB, Luis de Guindos, Miguel Ángel Fernández Ordóñez, News|

A former governor of the Bank of Spain told EURACTIV that Luis de Guindos has the right CV to become vice-president of the ECB, a post he will take up later this week. But the ex-minister’s “brutally wrong” decisions led the country to the “disaster” of the bailout, he added.

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MEPs back De Guindos for ECB post by narrow margin

By |marec 14th, 2018|ECB, European Parliament, Luis de Guindos, News|

The European Parliament approved the appointment of Spain’s former minister of Economy Luis de Guindos as ECB vice-president but sent a warning signal to the member states to improve the nomination process.

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EU Parliament expects more cooperation from Council on future appointments

By |marec 8th, 2018|ECB, ECON Committee, European Commission, European Council, European Parliament, gender equality, Luis de Guindos, Mário Centeno, News, Roberto Gualtieri|

The chair of the European Parliament's economic committee has written a curt letter to the president of the Eurogroup, asking for “greater cooperation” from the Council when it comes to high-level appointments. EURACTIV.fr reports.

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De Guindos champions pragmatism at the ECB’s helm

By |februar 20th, 2018|ECB, European Parliament, Luis de Guindos, Mario Draghi, Monetary policy, News|

Designated ECB vice-president, Spain’s minister of Economy Luis de Guindos, said on Tuesday (20 February) that the existing expansionary monetary stance should be for “extraordinary times”, as he described the European recovery as solid.

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More banker than politician? De Guindos faces ECB litmus test

By |februar 20th, 2018|European Central Bank, Eurozone, Luis de Guindos, News|

Widely credited with steering Spain through its worst recession in decades, its outgoing Economy Minister Luis de Guindos will hope to bring pragmatism and tenacity to the European Central Bank when he takes over as vice president in June.

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Eurogroup picks ‘pragmatic’ De Guindos for ECB vice-presidency

By |februar 20th, 2018|ECB, European Central Bank, European Parliament, Luis de Guindos, Mario Draghi, News, Spain|

Eurozone finance ministers chose Spanish Economy Minister Luis de Guindos to become the next vice-president of the European Central Bank (ECB), marking the return of Spain to top EU posts after the country lost its chair in the bank's Executive Council.

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Parliament and member states on collision course over ECB nomination

By |februar 15th, 2018|ECB, Luis de Guindos, News, Philip Lane|

MEPs revived the race for the ECB vice-presidency this week and said they considered Ireland's central banker Philip Lane to be more convincing than the frontrunner, Spain's economic minister Luis de Guindos.

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De Guindos leads race to win ECB vice-presidency

By |februar 7th, 2018|ECB, Luis de Guindos, Mario Draghi, News|

Spain’s Economy Minister Luis de Guindos and Ireland’s Central Bank Governor Philip Lane will fight for the ECB vice-presidency to be discussed by the Eurogroup later this month.

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Ireland’s concerns over EU digital tax ‘gaining wider support’

By |februar 6th, 2018|corporate tax, digital tax, ECB, Ireland, Luis de Guindos, News, Paschal Donohoe, Philip Lane, tax havens, top jobs|

Ireland’s concerns over how the European Union should proceed with taxing large digital businesses are shared by a growing number of countries, Finance Minister Paschal Donohoe said yesterday (5 February).

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The Brief – Guindos, Spain’s best option for ECB post?

By |januar 15th, 2018|ECB, Eurogroup, Luis de Guindos, News, The Brief|

Candidates for the ECB vice-presidency will put forward their names next week. For Spain, there is more at stake than meets the eye as it almost feels this is one of its last chances to regain some clout in Europe, writes Jorge Valero.

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