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#Eurozone

# eurozone - Thursday 8 September, 2022

Tracker mortgages set for increase as ECB hikes interest rates by record 0.75 percentage points
# Tracker Mortgages
# Tracker Mortgages

Tracker mortgages set for increase as ECB hikes interest rates by record 0.75 percentage points

Sep 8th 2022, 2:08 PM 52,215 Views 36 Comments

The ECB is already playing catch-up with US and British central banks that started raising rates faster in response to inflation.

# eurozone - Wednesday 31 August, 2022

Soaring energy prices lead to record Eurozone inflation as Gazprom suspends gas to Germany
# Cost Of Living
# Cost Of Living

Soaring energy prices lead to record Eurozone inflation as Gazprom suspends gas to Germany

Aug 31st 2022, 1:11 PM 15,875 Views 22 Comments

The European Central Bank is expected to raise interest rates at its next meeting on 8 September.

# eurozone - Tuesday 23 August, 2022

Euro hits new 20-year low, fighting to stay above US dollar
# Run For Their Money
# Run For Their Money

Euro hits new 20-year low, fighting to stay above US dollar

Aug 23rd 2022, 7:33 PM 30,131 Views 27 Comments

Weak economic data have raised further fears of recession.

# eurozone - Saturday 20 August, 2022

EU financial oversight of Greece ends 12 years after bailouts
# Troika
# Troika

EU financial oversight of Greece ends 12 years after bailouts

Aug 20th 2022, 3:24 PM 22,051 Views 18 Comments

Athens will now have greater control over its domestic economic policy.

# eurozone - Thursday 21 July, 2022

Tracker mortgage rates to rise after ECB hike interest rates by 0.5%
# Inflation
# Inflation

Tracker mortgage rates to rise after ECB hike interest rates by 0.5%

Updated Jul 21st 2022, 5:39 PM 91,334 Views 76 Comments

The bank is trying to respond to soaring inflation but those on tracker and variable rates will likely face an increase.

# eurozone - Tuesday 12 July, 2022

Euro strikes dollar parity as fears mount of a eurozone recession
# Eurozone
# Eurozone

Euro strikes dollar parity as fears mount of a eurozone recession

Jul 12th 2022, 3:13 PM 24,457 Views 24 Comments

The European single currency briefly hit exactly one dollar, its lowest level since December 2002.

# eurozone - Friday 24 June, 2022

No sign of new living cost measures before Budget as Taoiseach says recession is a 'not a given'
# Inflation
# Inflation

No sign of new living cost measures before Budget as Taoiseach says recession is a 'not a given'

Updated Jun 24th 2022, 4:53 PM 29,863 Views 67 Comments

Finance minister Paschal Donohoe added that cost of living is causing a ‘very rapid fall in living standards’ for many.

# eurozone - Wednesday 1 June, 2022

Croatia ready to adopt euro currency in 2023, says EU
# Eurozone
# Eurozone

Croatia ready to adopt euro currency in 2023, says EU

Jun 1st 2022, 5:00 PM 11,922 Views 10 Comments

Croatia’s switch from the kuna to the euro will come less than a decade after the former Yugoslav republic joined the European Union.

# eurozone - Tuesday 31 May, 2022

Irish inflation hits 8.2%, above Eurozone average, as Sinn Féin proposes cash payment for workers
# Prices
# Prices

Irish inflation hits 8.2%, above Eurozone average, as Sinn Féin proposes cash payment for workers

Updated May 31st 2022, 1:35 PM 30,423 Views 48 Comments

Inflation in the eurozone is at its highest level since recordkeeping for the euro began in 1997.

# eurozone - Friday 29 April, 2022

Eurozone inflation hits record high of 7.5% as growth slows amid Ukraine war
# Cost Of Living
# Cost Of Living

Eurozone inflation hits record high of 7.5% as growth slows amid Ukraine war

Apr 29th 2022, 1:34 PM 10,163 Views 24 Comments

The figure is the highest recorded by the European statistics office since the publication of this indicator began in January 1997.

# eurozone - Tuesday 6 April, 2021

Economic recovery from pandemic expected to be slower in Europe than US or China
# Eurozone
# Eurozone

Economic recovery from pandemic expected to be slower in Europe than US or China

Apr 6th 2021, 5:51 PM 9,363 Views 20 Comments

The International Monetary Fund predicts slower growth for Europe after second and third waves of Covid-19 cases.

# eurozone - Friday 19 February, 2021

Ulster says go: Bank's decision to exit was in the wind — but why is it happening now?
# Ulster Bank
# Ulster Bank

Ulster says go: Bank's decision to exit was in the wind — but why is it happening now?

Feb 19th 2021, 8:50 AM 34,440 Views 31 Comments

Ulster Bank’s long goodbye creates major headaches for policymakers.

# eurozone - Tuesday 8 September, 2020

Uncapped duo stay in Ireland squad for Germany showdown as Roche one of seven to miss out
# Euro Vision
From The42
# Euro Vision

Uncapped duo stay in Ireland squad for Germany showdown as Roche one of seven to miss out

Sep 8th 2020, 3:48 PM 5,015 Views 0 Comments

Vera Pauw has finalised a 23-strong squad for the top-of-the-group clash in Essen.

# eurozone - Thursday 9 July, 2020

EU leaders remain divided on plans for a €750 billion recovery fund ahead of a vital summit meeting
# Frugal Four
# Frugal Four

EU leaders remain divided on plans for a €750 billion recovery fund ahead of a vital summit meeting

Jul 9th 2020, 3:38 PM 8,280 Views 14 Comments

Dutch prime minister Mark Rutte leads a bloc of countries opposed to the deal.

# eurozone - Tuesday 7 July, 2020

The European Commission has slashed Irish and eurozone growth forecasts
# Covid-19
# Covid-19

The European Commission has slashed Irish and eurozone growth forecasts

Jul 7th 2020, 2:12 PM 17,262 Views 31 Comments

But the Commission expects the Irish economy to grow by 6.25% next year.

# eurozone - Saturday 9 May, 2020

'Europe must emerge stronger from this crisis': A message from EU Presidents von der Leyen, Sassoli and Michel
# Opinion
# Opinion

'Europe must emerge stronger from this crisis': A message from EU Presidents von der Leyen, Sassoli and Michel

May 9th 2020, 6:15 AM 11,497 Views 28 Comments

On Europe Day, marking the Schuman declaration in 1950, the three presidents of the EU, Commission and Parliament share thoughts on Covid-19 and the future for Europe.

# eurozone - Friday 27 March, 2020

EU leaders fail to agree a Covid-19 stimulus package
# Eurozone
# Eurozone

EU leaders fail to agree a Covid-19 stimulus package

Mar 27th 2020, 7:50 AM 31,021 Views 80 Comments

“We cannot make the same mistakes of the 2008 financial crisis,” Spain’s Prime Minister Pedro Sanchez warned.

# eurozone - Thursday 23 May, 2019

Candidates are out making their last pitches for your vote before the broadcast ban kicks in
# Last Day
# Last Day

Candidates are out making their last pitches for your vote before the broadcast ban kicks in

May 23rd 2019, 8:12 AM 9,682 Views 62 Comments

Meanwhile more than 2,000 people on islands off the west coast are entitled to vote today.

# eurozone - Tuesday 11 September, 2018

Uefa set to launch third European club competition
# Eurozone
From The42
# Eurozone

Uefa set to launch third European club competition

Sep 11th 2018, 11:29 AM 10,803 Views 12 Comments

It’s about time the Intertoto Cup was brought back.

# eurozone - Monday 20 August, 2018

Eight years and €289 billion later, Greece exits its final bailout today
# Join The Club
# Join The Club

Eight years and €289 billion later, Greece exits its final bailout today

Aug 20th 2018, 9:05 AM 34,780 Views 85 Comments

The country is not out the woods though and its people are still feeling austerity.

# eurozone - Monday 16 April, 2018

'We need to see if we have learned those lessons, so it's a huge week for us'
# Crunch Time
From The42
# Crunch Time

'We need to see if we have learned those lessons, so it's a huge week for us'

Apr 16th 2018, 8:00 AM 14,929 Views 12 Comments

The painful memories of two semi-final defeats last year are driving Leinster on towards Scarlets this weekend.

# eurozone - Thursday 8 June, 2017

Connacht handed tough draw in next season's Challenge Cup
# Euro Trips
From The42
# Euro Trips

Connacht handed tough draw in next season's Challenge Cup

Jun 8th 2017, 1:25 PM 7,311 Views 3 Comments

The western province will be in a pool with Brive, Worcester Warriors and Oyonnax.

# eurozone - Saturday 29 April, 2017

If Marine Le Pen wins election, her prime minister will be a far-right eurosceptic
# Two Of A Kind
# Two Of A Kind

If Marine Le Pen wins election, her prime minister will be a far-right eurosceptic

Apr 29th 2017, 3:30 PM 11,786 Views 67 Comments

Could a Frexit be on the cards?

# eurozone - Monday 24 April, 2017

Euro surges despite Le Pen making second round of French elections
# Macron Economics
# Macron Economics

Euro surges despite Le Pen making second round of French elections

Apr 24th 2017, 7:05 AM 16,298 Views 34 Comments

The French vote was being closely watched as a bellwether for populist sentiment.

# eurozone - Saturday 24 December, 2016

Greek Finance Minister takes sly dig at creditors by sending Scrooge-themed Christmas cards
# Ghost Of Bailouts Past
# Ghost Of Bailouts Past

Greek Finance Minister takes sly dig at creditors by sending Scrooge-themed Christmas cards

Dec 24th 2016, 4:52 PM 11,933 Views 14 Comments

Euclid Tsakalotos said “our wishes go beyond all the Ebenezers of this world.”

# eurozone - Tuesday 23 August, 2016

Tough Champions League opener for Wexford Youths but reasons for optimism
# Eurozone
From The42
# Eurozone

Tough Champions League opener for Wexford Youths but reasons for optimism

Aug 23rd 2016, 11:10 PM 4,161 Views 0 Comments

The dominant force in Irish women’s football have two more group matches this week.

# eurozone - Tuesday 21 June, 2016

'Good for Ireland': Germany's top court rules that the ECB can 'print money'
# Make Money Money
# Make Money Money

'Good for Ireland': Germany's top court rules that the ECB can 'print money'

Jun 21st 2016, 12:40 PM 24,001 Views 94 Comments

The challenge to the bond-buying plan could have ended the single currency.

# eurozone - Saturday 13 February, 2016

You better spend your €500 notes quickly, the big purple one could soon be scrapped
# Black Market
# Black Market

You better spend your €500 notes quickly, the big purple one could soon be scrapped

Feb 13th 2016, 7:45 AM 25,881 Views 50 Comments

The note is seemingly being “used more for hiding things than buying them”.

# eurozone - Sunday 11 October, 2015

We've found 73 MILLION old £20 notes behind the couch since the euro arrived
# Cash In The Attic
# Cash In The Attic

We've found 73 MILLION old £20 notes behind the couch since the euro arrived

Oct 11th 2015, 8:45 AM 26,025 Views 27 Comments

€4.1 billion in punts, overall. That’s a hell of a lot of Communion money.

# eurozone - Tuesday 15 September, 2015

These are 5 things that could wreck Ireland's economy all over again
# Deja Vu
# Deja Vu

These are 5 things that could wreck Ireland's economy all over again

Sep 15th 2015, 10:13 AM 35,489 Views 40 Comments

The OECD has a lot to say about where the country is headed in its latest survey.

# eurozone - Friday 21 August, 2015

Greek rebels form new party ahead of snap election
# What Next?
# What Next?

Greek rebels form new party ahead of snap election

Aug 21st 2015, 10:37 PM 19,135 Views 107 Comments

It’s called Popular Unity.

# eurozone - Friday 14 August, 2015

Tsipras 'doesn't regret' leading Greece into third multi-billion euro bailout
# Vote Passed
# Vote Passed

Tsipras 'doesn't regret' leading Greece into third multi-billion euro bailout

Aug 14th 2015, 3:35 PM 13,001 Views 68 Comments

The country’s parliament has approved the deal after all-night talks.

# eurozone - Tuesday 11 August, 2015

Greece has reached a deal with its lenders. Here's what it means
# Bailout
# Bailout

Greece has reached a deal with its lenders. Here's what it means

Aug 11th 2015, 7:54 AM 15,499 Views 89 Comments

After night long talks with bailout negotiators at a central Athens hotel, the new multibillion-euro bailout deal has been closed.

# eurozone - Thursday 30 July, 2015

Varoufakis could face treason charges for planning alternative currency
# Eurozone
# Eurozone

Varoufakis could face treason charges for planning alternative currency

Jul 30th 2015, 10:59 AM 15,200 Views 62 Comments

His immunity to prosecution as a member of parliament must be revoked first.

# eurozone - Monday 20 July, 2015

Greek banks reopen as citizens face massive price hikes
# Open For Business
# Open For Business

Greek banks reopen as citizens face massive price hikes

Jul 20th 2015, 7:26 AM 20,150 Views 107 Comments

Greeks will be able to withdraw up to €420 at once per week.

# eurozone - Monday 13 July, 2015

There are 3 big obstacles Greece needs to clear before getting more bailout cash
# Olympic Feat
# Olympic Feat

There are 3 big obstacles Greece needs to clear before getting more bailout cash

Jul 13th 2015, 5:31 PM 10,791 Views 23 Comments

Politics could still stymie the country’s third rescue package.

# eurozone - Sunday 12 July, 2015

Merkel turns the screw as Greece faces intense pressure to accept tough reforms and austerity measures
# Do As We Say
# Do As We Say

Merkel turns the screw as Greece faces intense pressure to accept tough reforms and austerity measures

Jul 12th 2015, 9:20 PM 55,557 Views 173 Comments

Tonight’s talks have been described as a “mental waterboarding” of the Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras.

# eurozone - Friday 10 July, 2015

Greece latest: Eurozone ministers to make 'major' decision tomorrow
# Feta-compli?
# Feta-compli?

Greece latest: Eurozone ministers to make 'major' decision tomorrow

Jul 10th 2015, 11:00 PM 45,596 Views 241 Comments

The country is looking for a €53 billion bailout.

# eurozone - Thursday 9 July, 2015

What happens to currencies when they die?
# Opinion
# Opinion

What happens to currencies when they die?

Jul 9th 2015, 1:50 PM 239 Views 70 Comments

We pursue it, discuss it, count it and obsess over it… but do we ever really think about what ‘money’ is?

# eurozone - Tuesday 7 July, 2015

Hold onto your hats: there's to be ANOTHER European summit this coming Sunday to discuss Greece
# Tick Tock
# Tick Tock

Hold onto your hats: there's to be ANOTHER European summit this coming Sunday to discuss Greece

Jul 7th 2015, 10:30 PM 36,619 Views 214 Comments

But according to European Commission chief Jean-Claude Juncker, Greece has until 8.30am on Friday at the latest to submit its final proposals.

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