Europe’s second largest gas producer, the Netherlands, could shift from exporter to importer within a decade, says the International Energy Agency (IEA). The study suggests seeking alternative energy sources in nuclear, unconventional fuels or renewables.
Portugal’s government bonds rose, with 10-year yields falling to the lowest since 2006, after the nation held its first auction since a bailout in 2011 as its European Union-led aid program draws to a close.
Italian Finance Minister Pier Carlo Padoan attends a Parliament session in Rome, Thursday, April 17, 2014. Italy has again pushed back its balanced-budget goal, now aiming for 2016. Finance Minister Pier Carlo Padoan wrote to the European Commission this week, saying due to Italy's stubborn economic crisis, it is now aiming for a balanced structural budget in 2016. In 2011, then-Premier Silvio Berlusconi had promised that Italy would balance its budget by 2013. But with the country mired in recession, in 2012, during economist Mario Monti's government , the date was rolled back to 2015.
LONDON (Reuters) - The tens of billions of euros euro zone banks set aside for loan losses in their latest annual accounts may have substantially reduced the chance of institutions failing ECB stress tests
DETAILS have emerged of debts being written off by Bank of Ireland.
A Limerick couple had €25,000 in personal loans wiped away by the bank. This represented 90pc of their unsecured debt, according to Kerry-based personal insolvency practitioner and debt manager Brian Leslie, of Prima Finance, who did the deal.
He said the couple were able to make repayments on their mortgage, which is owed to Bank of Ireland's subsidiary ICS, now that most of their personal borrowings with the bank had been written off.
European Central Bank President Mario Draghi on Saturday acknowledged the challenges of using U.S.-style bond purchases to jolt the euro zone from weak growth and said officials may instead have to consider other measures.
Eisenhuettenstadt still has an imperial feel about it. Even though many of the windows are boarded up and the streets are relatively empty, the big apartment blocks have retained a sense of the city's former grandeur.
MADRID (Reuters) - Carmen Collado has laundered hospital linen in Madrid for 11 years. Now, almost half her colleagues have been fired and the 61-year-old grandmother is cleaning the same bed sheets, nurses'
Spending cuts in Greece have caused some 500 male suicides since their implementation, according to a new study. The research found a positive correlation between austerity and suicide rates after other possible links proved to be unrelated.
Caterpillar, continuing a global cost-reduction drive, is seeking to stop production at its plant in Rantigny, France, about 40 miles north of Paris, and sell the facility, a spokeswoman for the company said Friday, confirming French press reports.
We wonder if, after a brief blaze of real scrutiny, people have started to look past the imposition of a negative deposit rate by the ECB in favour of the more seductive and mysterious ECB QE and how it might be constructed. And we wonder if that is something of a mistake.
How a move to negative is constructed will, of course, have much to do with what it is intended to achieve -- a weaker euro at last check -- but we also can't help but think it would be cool to make sure it won't cause too much harm either. Herein lies a plan.
Cyprus Foreign Minister Ioannis Kasoulides told a German newspaper Wednesday that economic sanctions against Russia by Europe would destroy the Cypriot economy, adding that every EU state should decide separately whether they want to cut ties with Moscow.
Portugal is expected to undertake its first regular, pre-announced government bond auction since its bailout, possibly as early as next week. This would be seen as another step towards its return to full market financing.
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