FRANKFURT - There is no need for centralisation of fiscal policy in the euro zone beyond the planned banking union, European Central Bank Executive Board member Benoit Coeure said on Friday.
FRANKFURT - The chances of Britain leaving the European Union are "very remote," the UK's business secretary Vince Cable said on Friday.
VIENNA - Fiscal and monetary policy must give growth a chance in the euro zone, after an end to recession in the bloc, European Central Bank policymaker Ewald Nowotny said on Friday.
FRANKFURT - Germany's Bundesbank raised its forecast for growth of the euro zone's largest economy this year and next on Friday, highlighting the increasing divergence between the currency block's member countries.
BERLIN - German Finance Minister Wolfgang Schaeuble has invited euro zone officials to a meeting in Berlin on Friday in a bid to come closer to a solution on a planned European resolution mechanism to deal with troubled banks, a German newspaper said on Friday.
BRUSSELS - British Prime Minister David Cameron's push to limit the free movement of people within the European Union won some support among wealthy western governments on Thursday but east European nations accused him of pre-election populism.
BUENOS AIRES - Argentina's recent Cabinet shuffle has smoothed trade friction between South America's two largest economies and clears the way for a united proposal for free trade with the European Union, Brazilian Trade Minister Fernando Pimentel said on Thursday.
FRANKFURT - The European Central Bank is ready to take fresh policy action to support the euro zone economy but has not yet worked out a detailed plan of which policy tool to use when, the bank's president said on Thursday.
DUBLIN - The European Commission is studying information about possible manipulation of foreign exchange markets, but no decision has been made about whether to open a formal investigation, the European Competition Commisioner said on Thursday.
FRANKFURT - The European Central Bank remains prepared to take various policy options to support the euro zone economy, President Mario Draghi said on Thursday.
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