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#Euro

# euro - Tuesday 24 July, 2012

Moody's issues negative outlook warning for Germany
# Negative Outlook
# Negative Outlook

Moody's issues negative outlook warning for Germany

Jul 24th 2012, 8:13 AM 2,740 Views 10 Comments

Ratings agency also revised stable outlooks for the Netherlands and Luxembourg to ‘negative’.

# euro - Monday 23 July, 2012

Spanish borrowing costs hit record high
# Markets
# Markets

Spanish borrowing costs hit record high

Jul 23rd 2012, 9:31 AM 2,273 Views 16 Comments

Investor action this morning reflects growing scepticism about efforts to stabilise Spain’s banks.

# euro - Monday 16 July, 2012

Even the amount of counterfeit euro notes is falling
# Credit Crunch
# Credit Crunch

Even the amount of counterfeit euro notes is falling

Jul 16th 2012, 5:14 PM 5,967 Views 15 Comments

When times are tough, even the people printing fake euros won’t keep up the liquidity supply.

# euro - Friday 13 July, 2012

Moody's downgrades Italy by two notches
# Moody's
# Moody's

Moody's downgrades Italy by two notches

Jul 13th 2012, 9:14 AM 2,470 Views 11 Comments

The credit rating agency has downgraded the third largest eurozone economy just hours ahead of its latest bond sale.

# euro - Wednesday 11 July, 2012

Spain announces a further €65bn in cuts
# Spain
# Spain

Spain announces a further €65bn in cuts

Jul 11th 2012, 2:29 PM 4,043 Views 37 Comments

Spain’s Prime Minister has announced a raft of cutting new austerity measures in a bid to save billions of euro over the next two years.

# euro - Saturday 7 July, 2012

Save money on your grocery bill: YOUR tips
# Home Economics
# Home Economics

Save money on your grocery bill: YOUR tips

Jul 7th 2012, 9:15 AM 17,218 Views 11 Comments

Delicious and inexpensive recipes, clever ways with the shopping list… and some creative uses for household items.

# euro - Friday 6 July, 2012

Angela Merkel approval rating up after EU summit
# Angela Merkel
# Angela Merkel

Angela Merkel approval rating up after EU summit

Jul 6th 2012, 10:21 AM 3,440 Views 27 Comments

The German Chancellor’s popularity has risen to its highest level since she was re-elected in 2009.

# euro - Thursday 5 July, 2012

Greece pushing bid to renegotiate bailout terms
# Greece
# Greece

Greece pushing bid to renegotiate bailout terms

Jul 5th 2012, 11:34 AM 2,066 Views 34 Comments

Antonis Samaras is hoping to renegotiate the country’s second bailout…

# euro - Tuesday 3 July, 2012

Column: Yes, Ireland is special but fewer care than we think
# Opinion
# Opinion

Column: Yes, Ireland is special but fewer care than we think

Jul 3rd 2012, 7:00 AM 429 Views 81 Comments

We’ve done well for a small island nation, writes Mark Boyle from Japan, but we shouldn’t overstate our sense of exceptionalism: it doesn’t serve us well abroad.

# euro - Monday 2 July, 2012

How much Irish currency does the Central Bank change every day?
# Money Talks
# Money Talks

How much Irish currency does the Central Bank change every day?

Jul 2nd 2012, 7:15 AM 6,345 Views 9 Comments

You might find the answer to be unusually high.

# euro - Monday 25 June, 2012

Cyprus asks for bailout from the eurozone
# Bailout
# Bailout

Cyprus asks for bailout from the eurozone

Jun 25th 2012, 5:36 PM 6,422 Views 58 Comments

The Cypriot government confirmed the news this evening, citing the country’s exposure to the Greek economy.

Spain formally requests €100 billion rescue loan
# Spain
# Spain

Spain formally requests €100 billion rescue loan

Jun 25th 2012, 10:32 AM 2,009 Views 11 Comments

Spain’s government views loan offer “very favourably”, according to letter sent to Jean-Claude Juncker.

# euro - Saturday 23 June, 2012

Greek coalition seeks negotiation on range of austerity measures
# Greece
# Greece

Greek coalition seeks negotiation on range of austerity measures

Jun 23rd 2012, 4:28 PM 2,181 Views 5 Comments

The measures were agreed under the country’s international bailout arrangement.

# euro - Friday 15 June, 2012

Column: We need to be more than passengers on the Eurozone Express
# Opinion
# Opinion

Column: We need to be more than passengers on the Eurozone Express

Jun 15th 2012, 7:30 PM 37 Views 38 Comments

Let’s think seriously about what we want from the EU – before the thinking is done for us, writes Fine Gael TD Eoghan Murphy.

Explainer: What would a Greek eurozone exit look like?
# Greece
# Greece

Explainer: What would a Greek eurozone exit look like?

Jun 15th 2012, 5:46 PM 5,593 Views 39 Comments

Here’s a look at how the ripples of a Greek exit could spread across the global financial system.

Greek election: Will the country stay in the euro, or crash out?
# Greece
# Greece

Greek election: Will the country stay in the euro, or crash out?

Jun 15th 2012, 8:36 AM 2,743 Views 33 Comments

Voters are set to head to the polls this weekend in an election that could determine the future of the eurozone.

# euro - Thursday 14 June, 2012

Spanish borrowing costs hit record level
# Spain
# Spain

Spanish borrowing costs hit record level

Jun 14th 2012, 12:10 PM 1,584 Views 23 Comments

Moody’s downgraded Spanish debt to within one notch of ‘junk’ status yesterday.

# euro - Wednesday 13 June, 2012

Spanish bailout: what we know so far
# Spain
# Spain

Spanish bailout: what we know so far

Jun 13th 2012, 5:49 PM 2,702 Views 7 Comments

An essential round-up of the details to date of the Spanish bailout, from interest rates to lending conditions.

Fears grow as Greeks flee banks
# Contagion
# Contagion

Fears grow as Greeks flee banks

Jun 13th 2012, 3:33 PM 6,144 Views 42 Comments

Up to €700m believed to have been taken out of banks as contagion sets in after disastrous Italian bond auction.

Italy is relaxed despite 'crucial' time for the eurozone, says Mario Monti
# Contagion
# Contagion

Italy is relaxed despite 'crucial' time for the eurozone, says Mario Monti

Jun 13th 2012, 10:44 AM 777 Views 4 Comments

“We are relaxed over Italy’s standing on the international stage and on the markets,” the Italian Prime Minister told his cabinet.

# euro - Wednesday 6 June, 2012

'Banking union' plan to shift cost of bank losses from taxpayers
# New Plan
# New Plan

'Banking union' plan to shift cost of bank losses from taxpayers

Jun 6th 2012, 1:33 PM 1,913 Views 9 Comments

European Commission says new framework will be primarily based on preventing and preparing for banking problems.

EU set to unveil new plan to protect taxpayers from bank losses
# New Plan
# New Plan

EU set to unveil new plan to protect taxpayers from bank losses

Jun 6th 2012, 11:14 AM 1,483 Views 26 Comments

New proposals aim to ensure that losses are borne by shareholders and creditors.

# euro - Tuesday 5 June, 2012

Portugal 'on track' with bailout programme, says IMF
# Portugal
# Portugal

Portugal 'on track' with bailout programme, says IMF

Jun 5th 2012, 3:37 PM 1,704 Views 4 Comments

After latest review, IMF says Portugal is making progress on reforms but needs to take urgent action to tackle unemployment.

# euro - Thursday 31 May, 2012

Poll: Do you intend to vote today in the referendum?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Do you intend to vote today in the referendum?

May 31st 2012, 11:55 AM 11,252 Views 278 Comments

Voting turnout for referendums is traditionally lower than for general elections. Do you plan to cast a vote today?

# euro - Wednesday 30 May, 2012

Referendum roundup: Your last-minute information station
# Fiscal Compacted
# Fiscal Compacted

Referendum roundup: Your last-minute information station

May 30th 2012, 9:00 PM 5,518 Views 86 Comments

Campaigning on the ‘Yes’ and ‘No’ side shut down at 2pm today. As you get your voting card ready for tomorrow’s poll, TheJournal.ie pushes aside the political point-scoring…

Euro falls amid concerns over Spanish debt and falling economic sentiment
# Euro
# Euro

Euro falls amid concerns over Spanish debt and falling economic sentiment

May 30th 2012, 2:41 PM 2,705 Views 6 Comments

Euro trading lower against US dollar.

YOUR Fiscal Compact questions: We have the information.
# You Asked
# You Asked

YOUR Fiscal Compact questions: We have the information.

May 30th 2012, 10:05 AM 3,033 Views 4 Comments

We asked TheJournal.ie’s users to put forward their questions about what the Fiscal Compact actually MEANS and we would get straightforward answers. Here’s how we got on.

# euro - Sunday 27 May, 2012

French government attacks Lagarde's comments playing down Greek crisis
# IMF
# IMF

French government attacks Lagarde's comments playing down Greek crisis

May 27th 2012, 2:44 PM 612 Views 10 Comments

The government of Francois Hollande doesn’t have much loyalty to its predecessor’s former finance minister…

# euro - Saturday 26 May, 2012

IMF chief Lagarde shows little sympathy for Greece
# Christine Lagarde
# Christine Lagarde

IMF chief Lagarde shows little sympathy for Greece

May 26th 2012, 12:08 PM 4,723 Views 61 Comments

“I think more of the little kids from a school in a little village in Niger…sharing one chair for three of them,” said Christine Lagarde.

# euro - Wednesday 23 May, 2012

EU summit: Merkel rejects eurobonds as Britain rules out financial transaction tax
# Eurozone
# Eurozone

EU summit: Merkel rejects eurobonds as Britain rules out financial transaction tax

May 23rd 2012, 9:54 PM 4,912 Views 61 Comments

Conflicting ideas on how to generate growth in the debt-stricken eurozone.

# euro - Tuesday 22 May, 2012

Poll shows support for pooling EU debt
# Debt
# Debt

Poll shows support for pooling EU debt

May 22nd 2012, 5:56 PM 2,686 Views 10 Comments

Latest Eurobarometer poll gauged attitudes to EU debt – and measures to tackle it.

# euro - Monday 21 May, 2012

Explainer: What are Eurobonds and why do they matter?
# Eurobonds
# Eurobonds

Explainer: What are Eurobonds and why do they matter?

May 21st 2012, 10:10 PM 5,716 Views 26 Comments

Your quick guide to current proposals for a commmon euro-area bond.

# euro - Sunday 20 May, 2012

"I'm trying to stop contagion" - Noonan on 'feta cheese' remark
# Feta Cheese
# Feta Cheese

"I'm trying to stop contagion" - Noonan on 'feta cheese' remark

May 20th 2012, 2:27 PM 7,765 Views 79 Comments

The finance minister says his comment about buying feta cheese was meant to illustrate Ireland’s economic distance from Greece.

# euro - Saturday 19 May, 2012

G8 leaders 'affirm interest' in Greece staying in the eurozone
# G8
# G8

G8 leaders 'affirm interest' in Greece staying in the eurozone

May 19th 2012, 8:39 PM 3,578 Views 30 Comments

Leaders also spoke of ensuring high standards of the ‘protection and enforcement’ of intellectual property rights.

# euro - Thursday 17 May, 2012

Scary Newspaper Front Page of the Day
# Pic Of The Day
# Pic Of The Day

Scary Newspaper Front Page of the Day

May 17th 2012, 7:40 AM 9,796 Views 95 Comments

The situation in Greece has led some to predict just how much any eurozone exit for the country might cost the rest of us. And it’s not cheap.

# euro - Wednesday 16 May, 2012

Italy's economy 'on the right track' - IMF
# Italy
# Italy

Italy's economy 'on the right track' - IMF

May 16th 2012, 5:26 PM 2,296 Views 9 Comments

IMF official says Italy has made notable progress since Mario Monti took office.

Dozens of businesses trade in Irish punt in Monaghan town
# Old Money
# Old Money

Dozens of businesses trade in Irish punt in Monaghan town

May 16th 2012, 2:52 PM 14,811 Views 48 Comments

Though the old punt is no longer legal tender in Ireland there is nothing wrong with what shopkeepers, publicans and business owners are doing in Clones.