# euro - Thursday 14 June, 2012
5 minutes, 5 stories, 5 o’clock.
Moody’s downgraded Spanish debt to within one notch of ‘junk’ status yesterday.
# euro - Wednesday 13 June, 2012
An essential round-up of the details to date of the Spanish bailout, from interest rates to lending conditions.
Up to €700m believed to have been taken out of banks as contagion sets in after disastrous Italian bond auction.
“We are relaxed over Italy’s standing on the international stage and on the markets,” the Italian Prime Minister told his cabinet.
# euro - Wednesday 6 June, 2012
European Commission says new framework will be primarily based on preventing and preparing for banking problems.
New proposals aim to ensure that losses are borne by shareholders and creditors.
# euro - Tuesday 5 June, 2012
After latest review, IMF says Portugal is making progress on reforms but needs to take urgent action to tackle unemployment.
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# euro - Thursday 31 May, 2012
Voting turnout for referendums is traditionally lower than for general elections. Do you plan to cast a vote today?
# euro - Wednesday 30 May, 2012
Campaigning on the ‘Yes’ and ‘No’ side shut down at 2pm today. As you get your voting card ready for tomorrow’s poll, TheJournal.ie pushes aside the political point-scoring…
Euro trading lower against US dollar.
We asked TheJournal.ie’s users to put forward their questions about what the Fiscal Compact actually MEANS and we would get straightforward answers. Here’s how we got on.
# euro - Sunday 27 May, 2012
# euro - Saturday 26 May, 2012
“I think more of the little kids from a school in a little village in Niger…sharing one chair for three of them,” said Christine Lagarde.
# euro - Wednesday 23 May, 2012
Conflicting ideas on how to generate growth in the debt-stricken eurozone.
# euro - Tuesday 22 May, 2012
From Business ETC
Eurobarometer poll gauged attitudes to EU debt – and measures to tackle it. # euro - Monday 21 May, 2012
Your quick guide to current proposals for a commmon euro-area bond.
# euro - Sunday 20 May, 2012
# euro - Saturday 19 May, 2012
# euro - Thursday 17 May, 2012
The situation in Greece has led some to predict just how much any eurozone exit for the country might cost the rest of us. And it’s not cheap.
# euro - Wednesday 16 May, 2012
IMF official says Italy has made notable progress since Mario Monti took office.
Though the old punt is no longer legal tender in Ireland there is nothing wrong with what shopkeepers, publicans and business owners are doing in Clones.
# euro - Tuesday 15 May, 2012
Talks to try and form a techocrat government are abandoned after a two-hour meeting of the five main leaders.
Meanwhile, more coalition talks.
# euro - Monday 14 May, 2012
The leader of the far left party will not take part in coalition talks today.
# euro - Saturday 12 May, 2012
In the Fix: Latest referendum poll, what’s going on in Greece, and surviving a robot uprising (video).
Greek political leaders are to meet tomorrow for a final attempt at forming a coalition.
# euro - Thursday 10 May, 2012
If the latest efforts to form a coalition fail, the country could face fresh elections in early June.
# euro - Wednesday 9 May, 2012
As angry voters divided the spoils between a number of parties with hugely different ideologies, forming a government has proved impossible.
# euro - Monday 7 May, 2012
The German Chancellor has said she is looking forward to working with Francois Hollande – but that renegotiating the Fiscal Compact is not an option.
From Business ETC
Investors are concerned political upheaval could derail government austerity measures and worsen the bloc’s debt problems.
# euro - Sunday 6 May, 2012
Most of us hate carrying them – and some of us don’t even pick them up if we drop them. So could we just phase them out?
# euro - Thursday 3 May, 2012
A new report says that more and more self-employed people are having difficulties in accessing credit and paying their mortgage and loan payments.
# euro - Tuesday 1 May, 2012
# euro - Monday 23 April, 2012
Geir Haarde has been found guilty of one of the charges against him – however he will face no punishment and the state will pay his expenses in defending the case.
# euro - Sunday 22 April, 2012
INTO conference motion from Enniscorthy district sought to double teachers’ breastfeeding time entitlements.
# euro - Saturday 21 April, 2012
The Finance Minister has confirmed that 24 staff at the institution, which is 99.8 per cent owned by the State, are continuing to receive salaries in excess of €250,000.
While £2m of punts were exchanged between mid-February and mid-March, over 7.5 per cent of all old Irish currency is still out there…
# euro - Thursday 19 April, 2012