Eurozone

Europe Discusses Bank Wind Down Deal

Europe Discusses Bank Wind Down Deal

Eurozone governments are approaching a possible deal on how to close the failing banks that have emerged since the financial crisis. No conclusion has currently been reached and talks aimed at reaching a concrete deal regarding the banks are likely…
EU Economies: France vs. Germany

EU Economies: France vs. Germany

Sluggish economic growth has affected several Eurozone economies over the past three years. In this brief economic comparison, we look at two of Europe’s largest markets – France and Germany – and compare their recent performance using two nearby but…
‘Risks Remain’ for European Banks

‘Risks Remain’ for European Banks

Financial industry leaders believe that, despite improvements, serious risks are still a concern for Europe’s biggest banks. Former UK Financial Services Authority head Lord Adair Turner believes it was an error to believe that loans would be “magically unleashed” as…

Is it the end of the single currency?

This is the question which looms on everyone’s minds at the moment from political leaders to global investors. Since it is evident that the political atmosphere in Greece is at an impasse and there is mounting ‘anti-austerity’ pressure in the…