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ECB set for rate cut as inflation falls sharply

May 02, 2013

ECB set for rate cut as inflation falls sharply

The European Central Bank is expected to cut its main interest rate for the first time in 10 months on Thursday, driven to act by an economy wallowing in recession and freed to do so by sharply falling inflation. #NewsTracker #European Central Bank #Eurozone crisis #Mario Draghi #Rate cut
Why it makes sense for Cyprus to leave the euro

Apr 01, 2013

Why it makes sense for Cyprus to leave the euro

The Cyprus bailout could lead to a 20 percent fall in its GDP. It may benefit from moving out of the euro. #Greece #Russia #Eurozone crisis #TheExplainer #Cyprus bailout
Cyprus' financial repression: when people bail out govts

Mar 27, 2013

Cyprus' financial repression: when people bail out govts

Cyprus has resorted to financial repression, where it confiscated a chunk of depositors' money. This is financial repression, where governments needing bailouts raid their citizens' savings. #HowThisWorks #Eurozone #Central banks #Eurozone crisis #Cyprus bailout #Financial Repression
Question after Cyprus: Will govts loot depositors again?

Mar 26, 2013

Question after Cyprus: Will govts loot depositors again?

To earn its bailout, Cyprus has forced depositors to share a part of their costs. This is financial repression - and it could happen elsewhere in Europe #Euro #Eurozone crisis #Cyprus bailout
Banks saved, but Europe risks 'losing a generation'

Mar 11, 2013

Banks saved, but Europe risks 'losing a generation'

Europe has spent hundreds of billions of euros rescuing its banks but may have lost an entire generation of young people in the process, the president of the European Parliament said. #Banks #Greece #TheySaidIt #Spain #Unemployment #Italy #Eurozone crisis #JOblesness
Economic growth in India slowing down, says OECD

Mar 11, 2013

Economic growth in India slowing down, says OECD

The OECD said that the turning points in its indicators tend to precede changes in economic activity by about six months. #Economy #India #OECD #Growth #ExpertView #Eurozone crisis
Fitch cuts Italy credit rating on election impasse, rising debt

Mar 09, 2013

Fitch cuts Italy credit rating on election impasse, rising debt

Ratings agency Fitch added to Italy's mounting problems on Friday by cutting its credit rating due to the political uncertainty after last week's election, deep recession and rising debt. #Elections #Italy #European Central Bank #ExpertView #Fitch ratings #Eurozone crisis
How the political deadlock in Italy can reignite the eurozone crisis

Feb 26, 2013

How the political deadlock in Italy can reignite the eurozone crisis

Italy's centre-left coalition will win a majority in the lower house of parliament but the upper house will be deadlocked, the Interior Ministry said on Tuesday after almost all votes were counted. This is bad news for the eurozone. #NewsTracker #Greece #Germany #Spain #Italy #Eurozone crisis #Jose Manuel Garcia-Margallo #McLaren Securities
Govt estimates GDP growth at 5% in FY13, lowest since FY04

Feb 22, 2013

Govt estimates GDP growth at 5% in FY13, lowest since FY04

India's GDP is estimated to grow at 5 percent in 2012-13, lowest during since 2003-04, on account of slower growth in industry, agriculture and services sector, Parliament was informed today. #Economy #GDP #Economic growth #TheySaidIt #Eurozone crisis
Sluggish global economy stares at fiscal cliff in 2013

Dec 25, 2012

Sluggish global economy stares at fiscal cliff in 2013

India and China will be key for the global economy to grow by even a modest three percent in 2013, after bouts of debt turmoils across continents pushed it to fiscal precipice and an anaemic growth rate in 2012 left policymakers and politicians at crossroads. #Dollar #Emerging markets #Eurozone crisis #"Fiscal Cliff" #FastForward2013