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Friday 1 December 2023 Dublin: -2°C

# Eurozone

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It's not the best time to order stuff from America...
Something big happened today…
Explainer: Why a 'Grexit' would be bad news for Ireland... but probably won't happen
Greece goes to the polls in just over a week – we look at what that could mean for this country.
Today is a very good day to have a pocket full of Swiss francs
But not a good day to have a home loan in Poland.
The head of the ECB is greasing markets for a money-printing injection
An advisor to the EU’s top court has cleared a controversial bond-buying scheme.
Oil prices tumbled AGAIN today – to the lowest level in six years
Are you seeing the benefit at the petrol stations?
The ECB will get radical soon to stop the eurozone going down a deflationary hole
Prices are falling, but that’s not the good news you may think.
EU says you can't be booted out of the eurozone as membership is 'irrevocable'
There has been speculation in Germany that Greece would inevitably have to leave the eurozone.
This chart shows why you're getting less and less US dollars for your euro
The fresh talk of Greece leaving the Euro really isn’t helping.
Another country is switching over to the euro currency tomorrow...
132 million individual banknotes have been brought in and euro coins have been minted.
ECB warns countries to get economies in order as 'populist parties' are on the rise
An official said that these parties were only offering quick solutions.
Snap elections to be held after Greece fails to elect a president
Stavros Dimas received votes 168 today from parliament’s 300 seats — short of the 180 votes needed to win.
Ireland's economy grew 'spectacularly' this year
Ibec believes the economy grew by 5.7%.
Greece receives two-month extension on its bailout as 300 arrested in protests
An early presidential election has also been called.
European economies look even sicker than expected, but the ECB isn't getting radical yet
There will be no new ECB spending spree this month – despite growth forecasts being slashed.
Ireland's biggest banks are getting a new regulator today and here's how it's going to work
Fine Gael MEP Brian Hayes explains the detail of the new pan-eurozone Single Supervisory Mechanism.
EU countries have posted a big surplus thanks mostly to one nation...
…And that’s probably not a good thing for the poor eurozone.
The ECB will start its shopping spree within weeks to get the eurozone going
Interest rates remain at record lows as euro bankers plan a two-year spending binge.
Is that the new €10 note in your pocket or are you just happy to see me?
It’s probably just the new €10 note. They enter into circulation today.
Ireland's industrial output motoring ahead: Eurostat
Big jump in local production as European industry finally starts getting into gear.
The ECB's "extreme" anti-deflation measures could now be worth €1 trillion
A raft of measures announced today are “the last throw of the dice”, experts said.
"Second class Euro membership": Ireland could lose automatic right to ECB vote
Under the new system, for one month every year Ireland will not be able to vote.
Angela Merkel's 'Dr No' makes Ireland's search for a bank debt deal much harder
Analysis: Dr Joachim Pfeiffer’s visit to Dublin this week was not a pleasant one for Enda Kenny.
Merkel ally: I told Enda Kenny that Ireland has no chance of a bank debt deal
Bad news from Germany…
If EU house price rises were a music chart, would Ireland make the top 5?
Yes, just.
An Oireachtas committee wants your ideas on how to grow the economy of Europe
Your suggestions are a high-demand commodity.
ECB announces negative rate in bid to fight deflation
The rate at which the European Central Bank pays commercial banks for depositing their unused cash has been reduced from zero per cent to minus 0.10 per cent.
ECB action could be 'too little, too late' as eurozone inflation slows to 0.5 per cent
Disappointing inflation figures mean we’re likely to see some action this month, but will it make a difference?
Banning mobile phones and cigarettes - this MEP candidate wants a simpler way of life
“We are literally floating in a sea of radiation nowadays. It’s completely reckless.”
Mario has a bonus for tracker mortgage holders next month
Frankfurt looks set to deliver a long-awaited interest rate cut next month.
Unemployment down in eurozone but 18 million still jobless
Greece is still the country faring the worst with an unemployment rate of 26.7 per cent.
Merkel on bank debt deal: ‘I have a positive outlook on the possible outcome’
Having spent the morning at the EPP Congress, Merkel met with the Taoiseach and the Tánaiste at Government Buildings this afternoon.
No interest rate break for tracker holders
ECB president Mario Draghi holds interest rates firm.
Column: The fight for the future of Ukraine is not over – not by a long shot
The deal struck between the government and opposition in Ukraine is a win for the EU … but Russia is not out of the fight, David Moloney.
Column: Will Kenny finish the job he started as a 'reforming' leader in Brussels?
If Enda Kenny seeks the position of either President of the European Council or head of the European Commission, he could achieve great things for Ireland and Europe, writes David Moloney.
Explainer: What is this SEPA thing all about?
Have you your IBAN ready?
Good news! Eurozone governments are paying off their debts
Eurostat says the decline in government debt is the first since 2007.
Michael Noonan to discuss Troika exit with head of eurozone bailout fund
Ireland’s push for a bank debt deal may also come up, but is not on the formal agenda for the meeting today.
And then there were 18: Latvia joins the Euro today
There was some surprise about the timing of Latvia’s request to join the Euro, but its government thinks it will help to attract investors.