The European Tribune is a forum for thoughtful dialogue of European and international issues. You are invited to post comments and your own articles.
Please REGISTER to post.
Opposition is growing in Finland to Portugal's EFSF package, as Social Democrats urge debt restructuring; Bundestag's opposition to ESM co-decision rules widened yesterday; Portugal's opposition leader strikes conciliatory tone on forthcoming EFSF negotiations;Portugal's finance minister says money will run out end-May; Barroso says no to interim finance for Portugal, insists on a full package; EU officials say Greek haircut to be in the range of 40-50%; S&P puts the number at 50-70%;Schäuble says no involuntary haircuts until 2013; a PwC study shows a strong rise in non-performing loans to 688bn in Germany, Italy, UK, Spain and Ireland; IMF's global financial stability report says European banks need to refinance 3200bn in next two years; Joseph Pröll quits as Austria's finance minister for health reasons; Largarde revises growth forecast down to 2.25% on the grounds of weaker foreign demand; ECB officials are stepping up their rhetoric for the next rate hike; John Bruton, meanwhile, hits back at Lorenzo Bini-Smaghi, pointing towards the ECB's own role in the crisis.
by DoDo - May 1 18 comments
by Frank Schnittger - Apr 30 2 comments
by gmoke - Apr 28 7 comments
by Bernard - Apr 24 26 comments
by Frank Schnittger - Apr 27 11 comments
by Frank Schnittger - Apr 27 25 comments
by Frank Schnittger - May 4
by DoDo - May 118 comments
by Frank Schnittger - Apr 302 comments
by gmoke - Apr 287 comments
by Frank Schnittger - Apr 2711 comments
by Frank Schnittger - Apr 2725 comments
by Bernard - Apr 2426 comments
by gmoke - Apr 11
by Bernard - Apr 65 comments
by marco - Apr 430 comments