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Is Germany dragging down the eurozone?

BBC News - ‎36 minutes ago‎
New eurozone economic figures released later today are likely to show continued if rather sluggish growth, with significant variation between countries.
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Eurozone finance ministers hold firm on tougher bank rules

Financial Times - ‎4 hours ago‎
The head of the eurozone finance ministers' group has said there should be “no doubt” of the EU's determination to apply tough new bank rules that have been to linked to volatility on the markets.
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Eurozone Bond Markets Show Familiar Fault Lines

Wall Street Journal - ‎13 hours ago‎
The European sovereign debt crisis is still echoing through the markets. This week, global financial turbulence reached eurozone government bonds. Despite the apparent protection and support of the European Central Bank's quantitative-easing program, ...

Eurozone Turning Japanese, Waiting To Sell The Euro

Seeking Alpha - ‎5 hours ago‎
Failure to solve the migrant crisis risks a EU political schism and severe Eurozone tensions. Given flow dynamics, bad news can still strengthen the Euro in the short term.
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Eurozone concerns building again after period of calm

News1130 - ‎Feb 10, 2016‎
Fourth quarter economic growth figures for the eurozone, due Friday, will likely show the region plodding along at a quarterly tick of around 0.3-0.4 per cent - more or less the same rate it's been growing at for over a year despite favourable ...

French, Italian output drops, raising fears of eurozone slowdown

The Daily Star - ‎7 hours ago‎
France and Italy reported falls in December industrial production on Wednesday, a day after Germany did the same, raising fears that eurozone economic growth is slowing even more than feared. Germany, where output fell 1.2 percent in December, is the ...
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Eurozone concerns building again after calm

Salt Lake Tribune - ‎Feb 10, 2016‎
London • Slowly but surely, worries over the 19-country eurozone are building again. After being out of investors' spotlight for months, the single currency zone is facing a range of new concerns - from questions over Greece to the stability of its ...
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French and German finance chiefs discuss economic weakness and eurozone recovery

euronews - ‎Feb 9, 2016‎
That followed statements from the German and French central bank heads that the European Central Bank, under Mario Draghi, cannot create sustainable long-term growth for the eurozone through monetary policy alone. Bundesbank President Jens ...
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This may be one reason the euro is rising as eurozone bank stocks plunge

MarketWatch - ‎Feb 9, 2016‎
It is likely that eurozone banks are selling assets abroad and converting the revenues into euros to help shore up their balance sheets, Englander speculated.
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EconomyWeak eurozone industry raises fears for growth

Financial Times - ‎Feb 10, 2016‎
Eurozone industry flopped at the end of 2015, contracting sharply from Germany to France and raising fears the eurozone economy grew more slowly in the fourth quarter than previously forecast. This morning, France revealed its industrial production ...
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Investors' Eurozone Bank Worries Spill Over Into Global Markets

Investor's Business Daily - ‎Feb 8, 2016‎
Banks led the sell-off that began in the eurozone, helping drag down global markets on Monday. The CAC 40 in Paris dropped 3.2%.

Cyprus Risks 'Dirty Exit' from Bailout but Eurozone Partners See Fiscal Improvement

Euro Insight - ‎17 hours ago‎
Cyprus, the island state whose crippled banking system bankrupted thousands of savers in 2013, is at risk of a so-called dirty exit from its €10bn international bailout programme, Eurozone officials have told Euro Insight. The country's ongoing ...
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Stimulus and cheap oil responsible for eurozone growth: ECB

Channel News Asia - ‎Feb 8, 2016‎
PARIS: The uncertainties threatening the global economy are not coming from the eurozone, where growth is essentially due to stimulus and cheap oil, a European Central Bank official said on Monday (Feb 8).

MarketsBMW tapping eurozone bond market for at least €1bn

Financial Times - ‎Feb 8, 2016‎
BMW is tapping eurozone bond markets today for at least €1bn, becoming the second large European carmaker after Daimler to bring a deal to market this year after a rough start to the year kept issuance subdued.

The mirage of a recovery in the Eurozone

Huffington Post - ‎Feb 9, 2016‎
The Eurozone is no different. The dawning recovery of the Eurozone has raised some headlines during the winter. Recent positive growth figures from the economies of Spain, Portugal and even Greece have added to the optimism of long awaited recovery of ...

REFILE 1ST LEAD Eurozone banks are solid, ministers insist despite market jitters By Alexandra Mayer-Hohdahl and ...

Europe Online Magazine - ‎7 hours ago‎
Top EU officials and eurozone finance ministers meeting in Brussels Thursday downplayed the worries, arguing that their lenders have been shored up by the creation of a eurozone banking union that includes a common supervisor and a joint scheme to ...
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EU on brink of RECESSION: Now French bank shares plummet 12 per cent in A DAY

Express.co.uk - ‎7 hours ago‎
FRANCE could tip the ill-fated eurozone into recession as one of country's biggest bank watched its share price sink by as much as 12 per cent in today's trading.
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EconomyEurozone unemployment at lowest since September 2011

Financial Times - ‎Feb 2, 2016‎
The youth unemployment rate in the eurozone was 22 per cent in December, which although lower than the 23 per cent rate recorded a year earlier, is still pretty painful.
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Euro zone cuts economic growth forecast

Sydney Morning Herald - ‎Feb 4, 2016‎
Growth across the European Union will be slower than previously estimated for this year and next as the world economy shifts into a lower gear and European leaders wrangle over how to handle an influx of refugees, officials warned Thursday.
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Russell 2000, Nasdaq Suffer Breakdown as Eurozone Crisis Flares

Investorplace.com - ‎Feb 8, 2016‎
After the worst January for stocks ever, investors are being battered again on Monday as a brief reprieve fueled by hopes of fresh cheap money stimulus and negative interest rates fades.
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