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# eurobonds - Wednesday 22 August, 2012

Major French bank predicts next moves for Europe

Ahead of crunch talks between major country leaders and 6 September ECB meeting, Société Générale economist has some predictions: including possibly unlimited ECB bond-buying.

# eurobonds - Tuesday 5 June, 2012

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The 9 at 9: Tuesday

Every morning, brings you the nine things you need to know as you start your day.

# eurobonds - Monday 4 June, 2012

Not for turning: Germany says eurobonds are 'completely inappropriate'

A spokesman for Angela Merkel has reiterated the Chancellor’s opposition to the pooling of eurozone debt, an idea gaining growing support among other eurozone nations.

# eurobonds - Sunday 3 June, 2012

Eurobonds will come sooner or later, reckons Mario Monti

A Europe divided: in the very same newspaper, Germany’s foreign minister Guido Westerwelle says they’re a no-go area.

# eurobonds - Wednesday 23 May, 2012

EU summit: Merkel rejects eurobonds as Britain rules out financial transaction tax

Conflicting ideas on how to generate growth in the debt-stricken eurozone.

Innovation? Controversy? What's on the table at today's meeting of EU leaders?

Promoting jobs and growth along with balancing budgets will be on the agenda today.

# eurobonds - Monday 21 May, 2012

Explainer: What are Eurobonds and why do they matter?

Your quick guide to current proposals for a commmon euro-area bond.

# eurobonds - Sunday 20 May, 2012

Eurobond plan won't delay referendum, says Noonan

Meanwhile, Pearse Doherty says Sinn Féin would be interested in eurobonds – depending on the terms involved.

# eurobonds - Tuesday 24 April, 2012

Column: Is it time to grow up about Europe?

Ahead of next Wednesday’s Leviathan debate about the future of Ireland’s relationship with Europe, panelist Jason O’Mahony tells us that it might well be…

# eurobonds - Tuesday 6 December, 2011

EU Commission could be given powers to impose austerity - report

The president of the European Council has proposed a radical shake-up of the eurozone ahead of the upcoming summit.

# eurobonds - Thursday 1 December, 2011

Gilmore gives strongest hint yet that Ireland opposes EU treaty change

As EU foreign ministers meet in Brussels, Eamon Gilmore insists changing EU treaties won’t act quickly enough to fix the debt crisis.

# eurobonds - Tuesday 29 November, 2011

Eurozone finance ministers hold talks amid fears of euro breakup

US president Barack Obama has weighed in with a call for EU countries to find a solution to the spiralling debt crisis.

# eurobonds - Monday 28 November, 2011

Eurozone 'has ten days to save itself, or collapse' - analyst

Wolfgang Münchau, associate editor of the Financial Times, believes catastrophe is coming if a deal is not struck by December 9.

Germany leading plans for six-country 'elite bonds' - report

A report in the ‘Welt on Sonntag’ newspaper says six AAA-rated countries are contemplating plans for common bonds.

# eurobonds - Thursday 24 November, 2011

The 9 at 9: Thursday

Nine things to know by 9am: How do you solve a problem like Kevin Cardiff? How do ministers claim a little-known €3,500 tax rebate? And what is the USA’s top export?

# eurobonds - Saturday 20 August, 2011

Rehn puts Eurobond proposal back on the table

Despite opposition from Germany, France and Herman van Rompuy, Olli Rehn is considering laws to allow a common Eurozone bond.

# eurobonds - Saturday 11 December, 2010

The 9 at 9: Saturday

Nine things you really, really need to know by 9am: the Vatican was “offended” at the Murphy Inquiries, the bailout is back in doubt, and the Old Enemy could still be coming to Dublin.