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Europe Week Ahead: Spain in focus as ECOFIN meets

Friday, 09 Nov, 2012 - 02:43

Nov. 9 - Euro zone finance ministers meet on issues including Spain and potential conditions attached to any bailout.

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This is all look at that next week's key events the -- and back on the agenda. As the Euro group and act has been meetings get out of the way. Do you finance ministers meeting in Brussels are expected to discuss topics including Spain and the potential conditions that will be attached to any bailout. With Spain fully funded for this year it's on the little pressure to seek a bailout. Even though many of its peers would like it to the latest from Brussels -- me speak to Austrian finance minister Maria FactSet on Monday. HSBC's dean tennis as investors will also be watching out for the troika report on -- Although the vote was passed in parliament this week's -- to guarantee that the next trunks of the ballot funds. Will go to Greece just yet there for the negotiations there are likely to continue to unsettle the markets. Also on Monday German Chancellor Angela Merkel -- fest ever official visit to Portugal. This will coincide with the latest review of Portugal's economy by the EU and the IMF. To add to that's general strikes is set to take place in both Portugal and Spain on Tuesday. Iraq the third quarter GDP data due next week Portugal releases numbers on Wednesday that France Germany Spain and Italy followed suit. We'll also get the flash Q3 GDP data for the whole currency bloc on Thursday. And if that wasn't enough we'll get the latest reading on German analyst and investor sentiment from Cindy W on Tuesday. Well the corporate earnings season continues next week as well -- Vodafone and -- and -- us on power and an -- reporting on Tuesday. Will be -- analysis CFO about increasing challenges in the company's core markets Italy and Spain. Off the release of that results plus -- -- Britain's third biggest supermarket group report its latest happenings on Wednesday. In fixed income -- the auctions medium to long term government debt on Wednesday that's followed by Paris selling medium term treasury and indexed linked -- on Thursday. -- it will be watched given France needs to push through reforms to meet the deficit target that already looks out of reach. -- Central Bank news has said the Bank of England publishes its quarterly inflation report on Wednesday the focus will be while the bank says about growth for costs -- the only this week decided to keep rates on hold up half a percent to about did not -- more partition government response. But analysts polled by Reuters expect another fifty billion pounds to be pumped into the UK economy in the fiscal all next. Plus -- missiles -- on Wednesday investors will be keen to see if there was anymore backing amongst fed officials for more stimulus to boost the weak recovery. That's a look at that the next week I'm not a -- this is politics.

Europe Week Ahead: Spain in focus as ECOFIN meets

Friday, 09 Nov, 2012 - 02:43

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