EU finance ministers

''Times are changing, pay your taxes," euro zone chief tells corporations

Multinational companies should refrain from tax-avoidance practices and pay their fair share, the head of euro zone finance ministers said on Saturday in a new endorsement of the European Union`s fight against tax-dodging.

Sep 10, 2016, 19:16 PM IST
EU to draw up tax haven blacklist

EU to draw up tax haven blacklist

EU nations have agreed to draw up a blacklist of tax havens in the wake of the Panama Papers leaks. Finance ministers have endorsed the move, which is to be completed by the end of the summer.

Apr 24, 2016, 09:32 AM IST

`Low expectation` of Greece deal at meetings this week: EU

The EU sees little chance of any final pact to resolve the debt standoff with the new Greek government at meetings in Brussels this week, a European Commission spokeswoman said Tuesday.

Feb 10, 2015, 17:08 PM IST

EU reaches accord on disputed financial transaction tax

The EU finance ministers backing a controversial financial market tax, agreed on Tuesday it would come into effect in 2016 at the latest, despite strong opposition by some countries, officials said.

May 06, 2014, 19:50 PM IST

EU reach banking union deal to close failing banks

EU finance ministers Wednesday reached a banking union accord which will hand Brussels unprecedented new powers to prevent failing banks from wrecking the economy, official sources said.

Dec 19, 2013, 01:37 AM IST

EU finance ministers under pressure on next step in bank regulation

The 28 are trying to reconcile deep differences over a Single Resolution Mechanism (SRM) meant to stabilise, and if necessary, close a failing bank before it does too much damage.

Dec 08, 2013, 10:03 AM IST

EU ministers narrow differences over banking union

EU finance ministers narrowed Friday some of their differences over "Banking Union", a new framework meant to prevent a repetition of the financial meltdown that plunged Europe into crisis.

Nov 15, 2013, 23:38 PM IST

EU finance ministers to agree new bank supervisor system

EU finance ministers were set Tuesday to take a key step towards a new bank regulatory framework with final clearance of a single supervisor regime.

Oct 15, 2013, 18:25 PM IST

EU finance ministers struggle on bank closures

As the talks dragged on after an early start Friday, hopes faded of an overall deal to finally put the banking sector's problems to rest.

Jun 22, 2013, 11:00 AM IST

Cyprus eases some restrictions on banks: Report

Debit and credit cards can be used normally for domestic payments following the ease on transaction.

Mar 30, 2013, 12:14 PM IST

Euro ministers agree to ease bank levy conditions for Cyprus

Faced with mounting public outrage in Cyprus and hostile reaction from global financial markets, the euro zone finance ministers have decided to ease the conditions of a bank levy for small savers, which was agreed last Saturday as part of a 10 billion-euro (13 billion dollars) bailout for the debt-stricken nation.

Mar 19, 2013, 12:58 PM IST

EU finance ministers reach basic pact to cap bankers' bonus

The Finance Ministers of the European Union have reached a basic agreement to rein in bankers' bonus, leaving Britain isolated as the only member-nation refusing to sign up.

Mar 06, 2013, 15:59 PM IST

EU finance ministers break no new ground on debt crisis

EU finance ministers broke no new ground in dealing with the euro zone debt crisis in discussions over the weekend, instead absorbing some ideas and rejecting others and taking stock of progress on agreed steps.

Sep 18, 2011, 18:24 PM IST