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Five reasons the Greek debt crisis is back

Five reasons the Greek debt crisis is back

Greece, the eurozone and IMF are in a three-way Mexican stand-off over a review of the country`s 86 billion bailout agreed in July 2015, its third since 2010.

Eurozone, IMF agree on a common stance on Greece: Official

Eurozone, IMF agree on a common stance on Greece: Official

Eurozone lenders and the International Monetary Fund have reached agreed between themselves to present a common stance to Greece later on Friday in talks on reforms and the fiscal path Athens must take, Eurozone officials said.

ECB holds key interest rates at record lows as calls grow for stimulus exit

ECB holds key interest rates at record lows as calls grow for stimulus exit

The European Central Bank left key interest rates and its mass bond-buying programme unchanged Thursday, at its first meeting of a year when the Frankfurt institution could become a political punching bag.

Eurozone inflation jumps to 1.1%, highest since 2013

Eurozone inflation jumps to 1.1%, highest since 2013

Inflation in the eurozone jumped in December to the highest level in more than three years on the back of surging oil prices, official EU figures showed on Wednesday.

Eurozone unemployment falls below 10% for first time since April 2011

Eurozone unemployment falls below 10% for first time since April 2011

Unemployment in the eurozone has fallen below the symbolic mark of 10 percent for the first time since April 2011, EU data showed on Thursday.

Eurozone inflation at highest level since April 2014

Eurozone inflation at highest level since April 2014

Eurozone inflation rose to a two-and-a-half-year high in November as Europe inched away from very low consumer prices that have threatened an already fragile economic recovery.

Business growth in Eurozone rises to highest rate this year

Business growth in Eurozone rises to highest rate this year

Eurozone business activity expanded the most in nearly a year in November on strong manufacturing and buoyant services growth in Germany, stirring some optimism that economic momentum is picking up again. 

ECB seeks to lend out more bonds to avert market freeze: Sources

ECB seeks to lend out more bonds to avert market freeze: Sources

The European Central Bank is looking for ways to lend out more of its huge pile of government debt to avert a freeze in the 5.5 trillion euro short-term funding market that underpins the financial system, central bank sources told Reuters.

Eurozone chief rules out 'impossible' UK Brexit demands

Eurozone chief rules out 'impossible' UK Brexit demands

Eurogroup chief Jeroen Dijsselbloem has dismissed as "intellectually impossible" the notion that Britain could retain unfettered access to the European single market while also cutting down on EU immigration.

ECB should tail off bond purchases: German experts

ECB should tail off bond purchases: German experts

The European Central Bank`s easy-money policy has let eurozone governments delay key reforms, a German expert panel said Wednesday, urging the Frankfurt institution to ease off the massive stimulus spending.

Eurozone Q3 GDP growth steady at 0.3%; inflation rises to 27-month high

Eurozone Q3 GDP growth steady at 0.3%; inflation rises to 27-month high

Economic growth in the eurozone remained low but stable in the third quarter as inflation rose to a 27-month high amid fears over Brexit and major elections in France and Germany.

Eurozone inflation hits two-year high

Eurozone inflation hits two-year high

 Eurozone consumer prices rose to a near two-year high of 0.4 percent in September, data showed Friday, offering hope that a disputed programme by the ECB to stimulate the economy may be delivering.

Eurozone August business growth slowest since start of 2015

Eurozone August business growth slowest since start of 2015

Eurozone business growth in August was at its weakest since the start of last year, suggesting the bloc`s struggling economy is losing what little momentum it had, a private sector survey showed on Monday.

Eurozone inflation stable in August, against expectations of rise

Eurozone unemployment meanwhile was unchanged at 10.1 percent in July, the Eurostat statistics agency.

French PM Manuel Valls praises economy, says growth target in reach

French PM Manuel Valls praises economy, says growth target in reach

French Prime Minister Manuel Valls on Thursday said growth in Eurozone`s second largest power was getting stronger with unemployment falling while maintaining this year`s growth target.

Eurozone business activity strong despite Brexit: Survey

Eurozone business activity strong despite Brexit: Survey

 Eurozone economic activity edged higher in August with few signs that Brexit-linked dangers were yet hurting the European economy, a closely watched survey showed today.

ECB stresses 'readiness to act' in face of Brexit headwinds

European Central Bank policymakers warned of "new headwinds" for the eurozone following Britain`s vote to quit the EU, according to minutes of their July meeting released on Thursday.

World's oldest bank could become Europe's newest problem

World's oldest bank could become Europe's newest problem

With gross bad loans amounting to 46.9 billion euros ($52 billion), BMPS, is at the forefront of concerns about the fragile balance sheets of Italian banks, which are weighed down by 360 billion euros in bad debt.

Eurozone unemployment falls to near five-year low

Eurozone unemployment falls to near five-year low

Eurozone unemployment fell to a near five-year low in May, official data said on Friday, in a rare positive sign for a sluggish European economy struggling to return to solid growth.

Eurozone inflation back to positive, Brexit worries weigh

Eurozone inflation back to positive, Brexit worries weigh

Eurozone inflation left negative territory in June, statistics showed Thursday, but economic uncertainty from Brexit sparked concerns that damaging deflation could return to Europe.