Greece

Britain slams EU budget demand, others see 'molehills'

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BRUSSELS/LONDON - British Prime Minister David Cameron challenged a demand from the European Union for an additional 2.1-billion-euro payment into this year's EU budget after a revision of economic statistics showed his country was better off.

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Europe's banks face moment of truth from ECB review 24 Oct 2014

LONDON/FRANKFURT - The euro zone's 130 biggest banks received the European Central Bank's final verdict on their finances on Thursday after a review aimed at drawing a line under persistent doubts about the health of the region's banking sector. | Video

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Europe's banks face moment of truth from ECB review 23 Oct 2014

LONDON/FRANKFURT - The euro zone's 130 biggest banks received the European Central Bank's final verdict on their finances on Thursday after a review aimed at drawing a line under persistent doubts about the health of the region's banking sector.

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ECB review will clarify Greece's needs - bailout fund head Regling 20 Oct 2014

BRATISLAVA - A review of the European banking sector due to be released on Oct. 26 should bring clarity on Greece's funding needs, the head of the monetary union's bailout fund said on Monday.

ECB review will clarify Greece's needs - bailout fund head Regling 20 Oct 2014

BRATISLAVA - A review of the European banking sector due to be released on Oct. 26 should bring clarity on Greece's funding needs, the head of the monetary union's bailout fund said on Monday.

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Greece does not see "big surprises" in ECB stress tests - paper 18 Oct 2014

ATHENS - Greek Finance Minister Gikas Hardouvelis said in an interview published on Saturday he did not expect the European Central Bank's health checks to show major surprises for Greek banks.

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Euro zone back in firing line over growth, lowflation, Greece 16 Oct 2014

PARIS - After a two-year siesta, the euro zone is back in the financial markets' firing line due to stagnating growth, low inflation, budget problems in France and Italy and rising political risk in Greece, where the bloc's debt crisis began in 2009.

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ECB eyes extra funding for Greek banks as Athens markets plunge 16 Oct 2014

ATHENS/FRANKFURT - The European Central Bank will loosen its terms for accepting security from Greek banks to allow them to tap more of its funding, offering the country's lenders support as stock and bond markets in Athens tumble.

Euro zone back in firing line over growth, lowflation, Greece 16 Oct 2014

PARIS - After a two-year siesta, the euro zone is back in the financial markets' firing line due to stagnating growth, low inflation, budget problems in France and Italy and rising political risk in Greece, where the bloc's debt crisis began in 2009.

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Euro partners see Greece softening line on ending support 15 Oct 2014

BRUSSELS - Greece's partners in the euro believe Athens is changing its mind about giving up on their financial help next year and might ask for a credit line to replace funds from the IMF.