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#Eurogroup

# eurogroup - Monday 14 May, 2012

Noonan urges Greek parties to form government and stay in the euro
# Greece
# Greece

Noonan urges Greek parties to form government and stay in the euro

May 14th 2012, 4:20 PM 1,975 Views 52 Comments

Attending a summit in Brussels, Michael Noonan says it is “very important that the eurozone stays intact”.

# eurogroup - Tuesday 1 May, 2012

Eurogroup head not seeking new term 'due to French and German influence'
# Eurogroup
# Eurogroup

Eurogroup head not seeking new term 'due to French and German influence'

May 1st 2012, 3:04 PM 2,420 Views 25 Comments

Jean-Claude Juncker says he wasn’t impressed by France and Germany acting “as if they are the only members of the group”.

# eurogroup - Wednesday 14 March, 2012

Juncker hails "unique opportunity" as Greece gets new bailout funds
# Debt Crisis
# Debt Crisis

Juncker hails "unique opportunity" as Greece gets new bailout funds

Mar 14th 2012, 2:10 PM 832 Views 3 Comments

Eurozone members have agreed to release the first €39.4 billion of funds under Greece’s second bailout programme.

# eurogroup - Tuesday 13 March, 2012

Spain wins budget concessions from Eurogroup - but more austerity will follow
# Eurozone
# Eurozone

Spain wins budget concessions from Eurogroup - but more austerity will follow

Mar 13th 2012, 8:37 AM 1,506 Views 38 Comments

A meeting of Eurozone finance ministers sees Spain encouraged to frontload budget cuts in order to achieve EU deficit targets.

# eurogroup - Wednesday 22 February, 2012

Fitch: 'Highly likely' that Greece will default soon
# Uh-Oh
# Uh-Oh

Fitch: 'Highly likely' that Greece will default soon

Feb 22nd 2012, 12:35 PM 2,911 Views 22 Comments

The ratings agency has downgraded Greece just one day after EU leaders agreed on a €130 billion bailout deal for the country.

# eurogroup - Wednesday 15 February, 2012

Doubts remain over approval of Greece's second bailout
# Greece
# Greece

Doubts remain over approval of Greece's second bailout

Feb 15th 2012, 10:33 AM 1,339 Views 23 Comments

A meeting of eurozone finance ministers due today has been put back until Monday, due to concerns over “political assurances”.

# eurogroup - Thursday 9 February, 2012

Greece leaders reach deal on more austerity and cuts
# Greece
# Greece

Greece leaders reach deal on more austerity and cuts

Feb 9th 2012, 1:41 PM 2,485 Views 63 Comments

The Greek Prime Minister said that there was “broad agreement” on all points of the new programme -with one exception.

# eurogroup - Tuesday 24 January, 2012

Hungary could lose EU funding over failure to sort domestic budget
# Hungary
# Hungary

Hungary could lose EU funding over failure to sort domestic budget

Jan 24th 2012, 4:46 PM 962 Views 2 Comments

Although the Budget deficit for 2012 will be within EU limits of 3 per cent of GDP, it’s only because of one-off windfalls.

# eurogroup - Wednesday 30 November, 2011

# eurogroup - Thursday 26 May, 2011

IMF 'may delay Greek bailout loans' over political opposition to cutbacks
# Greek Economy
# Greek Economy

IMF 'may delay Greek bailout loans' over political opposition to cutbacks

May 26th 2011, 5:35 PM 346 Views 0 Comments

The Greek opposition have refused to sanction new austerity moves – and now the IMF is threatening to hold up on payments.

# eurogroup - Tuesday 18 January, 2011

Eurozone ministers still deadlocked over bailout expansion
# Eurogroup
# Eurogroup

Eurozone ministers still deadlocked over bailout expansion

Jan 18th 2011, 1:39 PM 214 Views 1 Comment

There’s no deal from Brussels over whether to add more money to the bailout pot, but support is growing.

# eurogroup - Monday 6 December, 2010

Finance ministers to discuss prospect of common Eurozone bonds
# E-Bonds
# E-Bonds

Finance ministers to discuss prospect of common Eurozone bonds

Dec 6th 2010, 12:56 PM 278 Views 0 Comments

So-called ‘E-bonds’ would help to prompt renewed confidence in the currency and make it easier to borrow, claim ministers.

# eurogroup - Wednesday 17 November, 2010

Debt crisis team on way to Dublin
# Bailout Republic?
# Bailout Republic?

Debt crisis team on way to Dublin

Nov 17th 2010, 7:06 AM 438 Views 2 Comments

Lenihan maintains Ireland had been “the point of attack” on the state of the euro in recent weeks – but commentators believe ECB, IMF and EC officials coming here to lay groundwork for bailout.