Eurozone Eurozone en-us Copyright 2014, Deseret News Publishing Company Tue, 23 Sep 2014 00:00:01 MDT Tue, 23 Sep 2014 16:44:52 MDT Newspapers Ukraine worries 'set to weigh' on eurozone economy The escalating tensions in Ukraine, which have led to a sharp deterioration in relations between the West and Russia, could... Thu, 24 Jul 2014 11:08:34 MDT EU ministers squabble over strict deficit limits Leading European finance officials clashed Thursday over whether the 18-nation eurozone's budget deficit rules are so strict... Thu, 19 Jun 2014 13:29:26 MDT Eurozone unemployment remains high Each month, the unemployment rate in the eurozone is published by Eurostat, the European Union’s statistical office.... Tue, 10 Jun 2014 06:00:00 MDT European Central Bank takes raft of new steps to avoid deflation The European Central Bank on Thursday cut interest rates and took a raft of unconventional steps to prevent the 18-country... Thu, 05 Jun 2014 07:52:53 MDT EU expects recovery to lower unemployment faster The ongoing economic recovery across Europe should help unemployment fall faster than previously expected, according to a new... Mon, 05 May 2014 07:10:16 MDT Eurozone inflation rises to 0.7 percent in April Inflation across the 18-country eurozone rose in April, official figures showed Wednesday, but not as much as had been... Wed, 30 Apr 2014 07:18:08 MDT Greece hits milestone, opens way for debt relief Greece has reached a major financial milestone that its creditors demanded as a precondition for being granted more debt... Wed, 23 Apr 2014 08:43:38 MDT Europe recovery shows signs of strengthening A closely-watched survey has found business activity across the 18-country eurozone running at a three-year high, in perhaps... Wed, 23 Apr 2014 08:30:57 MDT ECB dismisses deflation fears, says ready to act The European Central Bank on Thursday dismissed fears that consumer prices might fall in the 18-nation eurozone, a situation... Thu, 03 Apr 2014 11:35:44 MDT Greece to get next bailout loans by end of month Greece will start receiving its next 8.3 billion euros ($11.4 billion) in bailout loans at the end of the month, eurozone... Tue, 01 Apr 2014 08:06:39 MDT EU forecasting tepid recovery, high unemployment Europe's economic recovery will continue into the second half of the year, though at a subdued pace, while unemployment will... Tue, 05 Nov 2013 00:00:00 MST European Central Bank will stress-test key banks Established in 1998, the European Central Bank, or ECB, has the primary mandate to maintain price stability within the Eurozone. Tue, 29 Oct 2013 07:00:00 MDT Inquiry blames Cypriot ex-president for crisis The "reckless" economic policies of Cyprus' former president are mainly to blame for the financial crisis that brought the... Mon, 07 Oct 2013 07:55:50 MDT European recovery gathering momentum While the U.S. economic outlook has become murkier because of the partial shutdown of the government, the picture in Europe... Thu, 03 Oct 2013 07:14:35 MDT Italian markets slump amid political uncertainty Investors are reacting with concern to the possibility that Italy's government might collapse this week, but experts say the... Mon, 30 Sep 2013 08:22:01 MDT Portugal gov't punished for austerity measures Portuguese voters angry about austerity punished the coalition government's senior party in municipal elections, deepening... Mon, 30 Sep 2013 07:22:07 MDT IMF: Eurozone needs joint budget to be resilient International Monetary Fund experts argue the eurozone should set up a joint budget to strengthen the 17-country bloc's... Wed, 25 Sep 2013 07:52:45 MDT German business confidence rises A closely watched index of German business confidence rose for the fifth month in a row in September, reflecting the improved... Tue, 24 Sep 2013 07:00:00 MDT Eurozone's longest-ever recession comes to an end Minube, a travel startup on the outskirts of Madrid, is doing something that many Spanish companies haven't thought about for... Wed, 14 Aug 2013 17:25:10 MDT IMF admits 'notable failures' in Greek bailout The International Monetary Fund acknowledged on Wednesday that it made "notable failures" in the Greek bailout,... Wed, 05 Jun 2013 22:37:43 MDT Eurozone economy still shrinking Several economic figures for the 17 EU countries that use the euro all showed the same thing Wednesday — there's no... Wed, 05 Jun 2013 22:37:08 MDT Eurozone unemployment heading for 20 million The unemployment rate across the 17 European countries that use the euro hit a record 12.2 percent in April, and the number... Fri, 31 May 2013 19:58:32 MDT Eurozone unemployment heading for 20 million Unemployment across the 17 EU countries that use the euro is on course to hit 20 million this year, according to figures... Fri, 31 May 2013 06:42:08 MDT EU eases pace of austerity to help economy The European Union moved away from its focus on tough austerity Wednesday when it gave France, Spain and four other member... Wed, 29 May 2013 00:00:00 MDT ECB may introduce negative interest rates to spur growth In a recent press release, the European Central Bank indicated it is keeping an “open mind” concerning the option... Mon, 06 May 2013 15:48:57 MDT Beleaguered Portugal to make $6.3B in cuts Portugal plans to avoid the threat of needing another bailout by making another $6.3 billion in cuts over the next three... Fri, 03 May 2013 20:16:45 MDT EU warns eurozone recession isn't likely to ease up this year Europe will take longer to recover from its economic crisis as it tackles a worse-than-expected recession in the eurozone and... Fri, 03 May 2013 20:10:52 MDT Dan Liljenquist: Despite Peace Prize, tensions boiling in Europe Last year, the Norwegian Nobel Committee awarded the Nobel Peace Prize to the European Union "for over six decades [having]... Thu, 02 May 2013 13:50:01 MDT European austerity shows mixed results in 2012 The austerity pain being pursued by a number of European countries led to very little gain in 2012, official figures showed... Mon, 22 Apr 2013 08:13:56 MDT Cyprus president to ask EU for more help Cyprus' president said Friday that he will ask the European Union to provide more help for the crisis-hit country, which has... Fri, 12 Apr 2013 11:41:12 MDT Jay Evensen: Estonia's success holds lessons for the U.S. Years ago, as a missionary is Sweden, I occasionally met people from Estonia — generally refugees grateful to have... Thu, 04 Apr 2013 00:00:00 MDT Dan Liljenquist: Cyprus' lack of political will sounds too familiar The last few weeks could go down in history as the beginning of the end of the Western world's dominance of international... Thu, 04 Apr 2013 00:00:00 MDT Bank of Cyprus big savers to lose up to 60 percent Large depositors at Cyprus' largest bank may be forced to accept losses of up to 60 percent, far more than initially feared... Sat, 30 Mar 2013 09:10:31 MDT Markets weighed down by euro area woes Sentiment in the world's markets remained fragile Wednesday ahead of the reopening of Cyprus' banks and the ongoing political... Wed, 27 Mar 2013 12:05:36 MDT Cyprus secures bailout, avoids bankruptcy Cyprus secured a 10 billion euro ($13 billion) package of rescue loans in tense, last-ditch negotiations early Monday, saving... Sun, 24 Mar 2013 23:21:29 MDT Cyprus talks to continue; no deal yet Cyprus officials and international representatives ended torturous negotiation in the early hours of Sunday with no agreement... Sat, 23 Mar 2013 00:00:00 MDT Cyprus finalizing plan to qualify for bailout Cypriot lawmakers were finalizing Friday a new plan they hope will raise enough money to qualify the country for a bailout... Fri, 22 Mar 2013 15:50:00 MDT Airlines raise 2013 profit outlook The global airline industry has forecast a modest improvement in global net profits for 2013, crediting a backdrop of rising... Wed, 20 Mar 2013 08:04:44 MDT Savings account seizure plan draws fury in Cyprus A plan to seize up to 10 percent of people's savings in the small Mediterranean island nation of Cyprus sent shockwaves... Mon, 18 Mar 2013 16:50:56 MDT Italy faces political gridlock World powers, fearful of scuttling negotiations beginning this week with Iran, are offering the Islamic republic some small... Mon, 25 Feb 2013 23:10:09 MST German slip adds to Eurozone recession Europe's recession deepened at the end of last year as its economy shrank at an annual rate of 0.6 percent in the final three... Thu, 14 Feb 2013 20:45:48 MST Davos summit concludes with warnings on global economy Sat, 26 Jan 2013 22:05:20 MST Economist: Euro crisis could erupt again this year Is the euro crisis over? A leading U.S. economist says not by a long shot. Fri, 25 Jan 2013 00:00:00 MST IMF sees modest 2013 improvement for world economy The International Monetary Fund is projecting a modest rise in global economic growth for 2013, but also warning that... Wed, 23 Jan 2013 21:05:29 MST Eurozone debt burden stuck The eurozone failed to reduce its government debt in the third quarter of last year, as meager growth offset efforts by... Wed, 23 Jan 2013 21:00:06 MST Unemployment risks creating divide in Europe Record unemployment and fraying social welfare systems in southern Europe risk creating a new divide in the continent, the EU... Tue, 08 Jan 2013 21:46:22 MST Robert Bennett: What will the new year bring us? Here are 2013 predictions Since leaving the Senate and re-engaging with the private sector, I have rediscovered the forces within America that have the... Mon, 31 Dec 2012 00:00:00 MST Berlusconi criticizes Monti's about-face Ex-Premier Silvio Berlusconi sharply criticized the decision by Mario Monti to run in Italy's general elections and vowed... Sat, 29 Dec 2012 22:16:58 MST Eurozone debt hits 90 percent of its economy In spite of years of harsh spending cuts and tax increases, Europe's debt problems are getting worse. Wed, 24 Oct 2012 06:45:17 MDT