Eurozone http://www.deseretnews.com/home/ 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 http://blogs.law.harvard.edu/tech/rss Ukraine worries 'set to weigh' on eurozone economy http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765657244/Ukraine-worries-set-to-weigh-on-eurozone-economy.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765657244/Ukraine-worries-set-to-weigh-on-eurozone-economy.html 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 http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765655394/EU-ministers-squabble-over-strict-deficit-limits.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765655394/EU-ministers-squabble-over-strict-deficit-limits.html 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 http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865604825/Eurozone-unemployment-remains-high.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865604825/Eurozone-unemployment-remains-high.html 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 http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765654528/European-Central-Bank-takes-raft-of-new-steps-to-avoid-deflation.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765654528/European-Central-Bank-takes-raft-of-new-steps-to-avoid-deflation.html 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 http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765653039/EU-expects-recovery-to-lower-unemployment-faster.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765653039/EU-expects-recovery-to-lower-unemployment-faster.html 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 http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765652845/Eurozone-inflation-rises-to-07-percent-in-April.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765652845/Eurozone-inflation-rises-to-07-percent-in-April.html 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 http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765652442/Greece-hits-milestone-opens-way-for-debt-relief.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765652442/Greece-hits-milestone-opens-way-for-debt-relief.html 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 http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765652446/Europe-recovery-shows-signs-of-strengthening.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765652446/Europe-recovery-shows-signs-of-strengthening.html 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 http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765651160/ECB-dismisses-deflation-fears-says-ready-to-act.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765651160/ECB-dismisses-deflation-fears-says-ready-to-act.html 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 http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765650985/Greece-to-get-next-bailout-loans-by-end-of-month.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765650985/Greece-to-get-next-bailout-loans-by-end-of-month.html 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 http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765641164/EU-forecasting-tepid-recovery-high-unemployment.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765641164/EU-forecasting-tepid-recovery-high-unemployment.html 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 http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865589327/European-Central-Bank-will-stress-test-key-banks.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865589327/European-Central-Bank-will-stress-test-key-banks.html 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 http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765639406/Inquiry-blames-Cypriot-ex-president-for-crisis.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765639406/Inquiry-blames-Cypriot-ex-president-for-crisis.html 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 http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765639150/European-recovery-gathering-momentum.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765639150/European-recovery-gathering-momentum.html 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 http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765638856/Italian-markets-slump-amid-political-uncertainty.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765638856/Italian-markets-slump-amid-political-uncertainty.html 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 http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765638832/Portugal-govt-punished-for-austerity-measures.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765638832/Portugal-govt-punished-for-austerity-measures.html 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 http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765638456/IMF-Eurozone-needs-joint-budget-to-be-resilient.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765638456/IMF-Eurozone-needs-joint-budget-to-be-resilient.html 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 http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765638378/German-business-confidence-rises.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765638378/German-business-confidence-rises.html 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 http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765635932/Eurozones-longest-ever-recession-comes-to-an-end.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765635932/Eurozones-longest-ever-recession-comes-to-an-end.html 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 http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765631501/IMF-admits-notable-failures-in-Greek-bailout.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765631501/IMF-admits-notable-failures-in-Greek-bailout.html 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 http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765631491/Eurozone-economy-still-shrinking.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765631491/Eurozone-economy-still-shrinking.html 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 http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765631055/Eurozone-unemployment-heading-for-20-million.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765631055/Eurozone-unemployment-heading-for-20-million.html 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 http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765631013/Eurozone-unemployment-heading-for-20-million.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765631013/Eurozone-unemployment-heading-for-20-million.html 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 http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765630860/EU-eases-pace-of-austerity-to-help-economy.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765630860/EU-eases-pace-of-austerity-to-help-economy.html 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 http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865579533/ECB-may-introduce-negative-interest-rates-to-spur-growth.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865579533/ECB-may-introduce-negative-interest-rates-to-spur-growth.html 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 http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765628711/Beleaguered-Portugal-to-make-63B-in-cuts.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765628711/Beleaguered-Portugal-to-make-63B-in-cuts.html 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 http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765628709/EU-warns-eurozone-recession-isnt-likely-to-ease-up-this-year.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765628709/EU-warns-eurozone-recession-isnt-likely-to-ease-up-this-year.html 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 http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765628499/Despite-Peace-Prize-tensions-boiling-in-Europe.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765628499/Despite-Peace-Prize-tensions-boiling-in-Europe.html 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 http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765627659/European-austerity-shows-mixed-results-in-2012.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765627659/European-austerity-shows-mixed-results-in-2012.html 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 http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765626725/Cyprus-president-to-ask-EU-for-more-help.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765626725/Cyprus-president-to-ask-EU-for-more-help.html 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. http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765626024/Estonias-success-holds-lessons-for-the-US.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765626024/Estonias-success-holds-lessons-for-the-US.html 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 http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765626030/Cyprus-lack-of-political-will-sounds-too-familiar.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765626030/Cyprus-lack-of-political-will-sounds-too-familiar.html 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 http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765625730/Bank-of-Cyprus-big-savers-to-lose-up-to-60-percent.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765625730/Bank-of-Cyprus-big-savers-to-lose-up-to-60-percent.html 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 http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765625550/Markets-weighed-down-by-euro-area-woes.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765625550/Markets-weighed-down-by-euro-area-woes.html 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 http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765625374/Cyprus-secures-bailout-avoids-bankruptcy.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765625374/Cyprus-secures-bailout-avoids-bankruptcy.html 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 http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765625290/Cyprus-talks-to-continue-no-deal-yet.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765625290/Cyprus-talks-to-continue-no-deal-yet.html 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 http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765625220/Cyprus-finalizing-plan-to-qualify-for-bailout.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765625220/Cyprus-finalizing-plan-to-qualify-for-bailout.html 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 http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765625033/Airlines-raise-2013-profit-outlook.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765625033/Airlines-raise-2013-profit-outlook.html 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 http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765624879/Savings-account-seizure-plan-draws-fury-in-Cyprus.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765624879/Savings-account-seizure-plan-draws-fury-in-Cyprus.html 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 http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765623391/Italy-faces-political-gridlock.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765623391/Italy-faces-political-gridlock.html 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 http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765622633/German-slip-adds-to-Eurozone-recession.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765622633/German-slip-adds-to-Eurozone-recession.html 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 http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765621161/Davos-summit-concludes-with-warnings-on-global-economy.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765621161/Davos-summit-concludes-with-warnings-on-global-economy.html Sat, 26 Jan 2013 22:05:20 MST Economist: Euro crisis could erupt again this year http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765621053/Economist-Euro-crisis-could-erupt-again-this-year.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765621053/Economist-Euro-crisis-could-erupt-again-this-year.html 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 http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765620933/IMF-sees-modest-2013-improvement-for-world-economy.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765620933/IMF-sees-modest-2013-improvement-for-world-economy.html 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 http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765620930/Eurozone-debt-burden-stuck.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765620930/Eurozone-debt-burden-stuck.html 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 http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765619732/Unemployment-risks-creating-divide-in-Europe.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765619732/Unemployment-risks-creating-divide-in-Europe.html 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 http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765619025/What-will-the-new-year-bring-us-Here-are-2013-predictions.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765619025/What-will-the-new-year-bring-us-Here-are-2013-predictions.html 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 http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765618978/Berlusconi-criticizes-Montis-about-face.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765618978/Berlusconi-criticizes-Montis-about-face.html 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 http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765613598/Eurozone-debt-hits-90-percent-of-its-economy.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765613598/Eurozone-debt-hits-90-percent-of-its-economy.html 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