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BRUSSELS Euro zone leaders will on Friday give fresh impetus to reforms aimed at making the bloc more resilient to crises, with plans having stalled over the last three months in the absence of a permanent government in Germany.
BRUSSELS, March 23 Euro zone leaders will on Friday give fresh impetus to reforms aimed at making the bloc more resilient to crises, with plans having stalled over the last three months in the absence of a permanent government in Germany.
BUENOS AIRES Plans for deeper euro zone integration need to marry ambition with pragmatism to progress on controversial ideas like a euro zone budget or limiting banks' exposure to a single sovereign borrower, the chairman of euro zone finance ministers Mario Centeno said.
BUENOS AIRES World financial leaders pleaded for an endorsement of free trade on Monday amid worries about U.S. metals tariffs and looming trade sanctions on China, but Trump administration officials said they would not sacrifice U.S. national interests. | Video
BRUSSELS The world's financial leaders will call on international standard-setting bodies on March 20 for stronger monitoring of crypto-assets and to assess the need for a multilateral response as such assets could at some point threaten financial stability.
BRUSSELS The world's financial leaders will pledge to fight unfair trade practices and stress the role of global trade rules when they meet on March 20, as the United States raises the threat of a global trade war by imposing import tariffs on steel and aluminium.
BRUSSELS Euro zone creditors are expected to disburse new loans to Greece this month and are working on debt relief measures, the head of the bloc's finance ministers said on Monday, steps that should help underpin its economic recovery.
BRUSSELS Euro zone finance ministers failed to make a breakthrough on Monday on an EU-wide deposit guarantee scheme, even though the European Central Bank said risks for banks have already been reduced enough.
BRUSSELS Euro zone finance ministers will on Monday discuss progress in deepening the integration of their economies, focusing on banking union and the transformation of the ESM bailout fund into a European Monetary Fund, a senior euro zone official said.
BRUSSELS The European Parliament will call for a broad-based "association agreement" with Britain after Brexit that goes beyond a narrow focus on trade, according to a draft resolution to be voted on next week.
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