euro zone issues

Asian players are a worry for eurozone By Gillian Tett July 14 (FT) The saga behind next week’s stress test release is a case in point. During most of the past year, governments of countries such as Germany, Spain and France have resisted the idea of conducting US-style stress tests on their banks, in spite […]

ECB buys Irish Bonds

This latest announcement of the purchase of Irish bonds shows the ECB is continuing its policy of buying national govt bonds to facilitate solvency: EU Headlines: Europe’s bankers in talks over bail-out fund Support for European spending cuts strong European Bank’s Economist Is Optimistic on Sovereign Debt, but Critics Are Wary EU Ministers Pressured to […]