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EuroNews
Europe needs more reform and integration, says Italy’s finance ministergoing to be speaking about today. You are here in Brussels to give a speech at
Europe needs more reform and integration, says Italy’s finance minister
EuroNews / Posted 22 hours ago
going to be speaking about today. You are here in Brussels to give a speech at the ULB university. “The president of the Bundesbank, Mr Jens Weidmann, has been critical of that. He says that he sees ‘enormous obstacles’ to such a union ‘and no... Read more
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Investopedia
€500 Bills to Be Phased Out in 2018the fact that a given resource can facilitate crime doesn't mean it has no legi
€500 Bills to Be Phased Out in 2018
Investopedia / Posted yesterday
the fact that a given resource can facilitate crime doesn't mean it has no legitimate uses. According to Germany's Bundesbank, 79% of transactions in the country are in cash, compared to just 48% in Britain, according to the Payments... Read more
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Swissinfo
Italy, Germany agree on immigration policy, but not on financingideological devotion in Berlin to budget austerity and perceptions that Germany
Italy, Germany agree on immigration policy, but not on financing
Swissinfo / Posted yesterday
ideological devotion in Berlin to budget austerity and perceptions that Germany has hegemony in EU decision-making. German Bundesbank chief Jens Weidmann raised eyebrows two weeks ago when he criticised Italy for repeatedly breaking EU budget rules... Read more
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Reuters
ECB's Mersch joins in campaign to assuage German fears about policyin Frankfurt, Germany, April 21, 2016. A sign is seen outside the headquarters
ECB's Mersch joins in campaign to assuage German fears about policy
Reuters / Posted yesterday
in Frankfurt, Germany, April 21, 2016. A sign is seen outside the headquarters Germany's federal bank Deutsche Bundesbank in Frankfurt, February 4, 2013. FRANKFURT European Central Bank executive board member Yves Mersch took the... Read more
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Breitbart
Former Finance Minister: Migrants Are Drag On Economy, Are Outbreeding Nativesbe a minority in their own country within a few decades. The former finance mi
Former Finance Minister: Migrants Are Drag On Economy, Are Outbreeding Natives
Breitbart / Posted yesterday
be a minority in their own country within a few decades. The former finance minister and executive board member of the Bundesbank warned also that despite catastrophic predictions by bodies in favour of mass immigration that the country’s... Read more
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DW
German tax revenue to rise considerably |in the years ahead due to high employment and a robust labor market. Experts f
German tax revenue to rise considerably |
DW / Posted 2 days ago
in the years ahead due to high employment and a robust labor market. Experts from the Finance Ministry, the central bank (Bundesbank) and the National Statistics Office (Destatis) said Wednesday tax revenues until 2020 would likely be 42.4 billion... Read more
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Market Watch
Succession plans maintain central-bank freedomspat is reminiscent of past German acrimony. In 1982, Chancellor Helmut Schmidt
Succession plans maintain central-bank freedom
Market Watch / Posted 3 days ago
spat is reminiscent of past German acrimony. In 1982, Chancellor Helmut Schmidt, on leaving office, accused the Bundesbank of stoking deflation. In 1956, Chancellor Konrad Adenauer complained that the Bundesbank’s predecessor, the Bank... Read more
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EuroNews
ECB’s Draghi defends low rates policy against German complaintspolicy mix, that is, the balance of monetary and fiscal policy,” he added. Dra
ECB’s Draghi defends low rates policy against German complaints
EuroNews / Posted 4 days ago
policy mix, that is, the balance of monetary and fiscal policy,” he added. Draghi got support from the head of Germany’s Bundesbank who said “[Central banks] can’t promise minimum returns for savers because they must focus on the broader economic... Read more
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Times of Malta
Taking right and left turnsapprehension and both Mario Draghi, president of the European Central Bank, and
Taking right and left turns
Times of Malta / Posted 7 days ago
apprehension and both Mario Draghi, president of the European Central Bank, and the president of the German Central Bank (Bundesbank), Jens Weidmann, have claimed that an increase in salaries is positive for the economy. The fundamental tenet of... Read more
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Scoop.co.nz
English to Germany, London this weekthe official ADB programme, I’ll hold meetings with the European Central Bank P
English to Germany, London this week
Scoop.co.nz / Posted 8 days ago
the official ADB programme, I’ll hold meetings with the European Central Bank President, Mario Draghi, the Bundesbank President, Dr Jens Weidmann and the German Finance Minister Wolfgang Schäuble.“These meetings are an opportunity... Read more
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Business Insider
DRAGHI: Germany is fundamentally wrong when its comes to investingtimes of low interest rates. They don’t just have to keep the money in savings
DRAGHI: Germany is fundamentally wrong when its comes to investing
Business Insider / Posted 9 days ago
times of low interest rates. They don’t just have to keep the money in savings accounts but can invest in other ways. The Bundesbank has recently shown that the average return on all German household assets is close to 2%. BILD: So, are the... Read more
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The Globe and Mail
Brexit debate is too black and white, former Bank of England governor saysby several finance ministers and the region’s leading central bankers – Europea
Brexit debate is too black and white, former Bank of England governor says
The Globe and Mail / Posted 10 days ago
by several finance ministers and the region’s leading central bankers – European Central Bank president Mario Draghi, Bundesbank chief Jens Weidmann and Banque de France boss François Villeroy de Galhau. “It would mean taking away from the... Read more
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The Irish Times
German business confidence falls unexpectedlyfrom 106.7 the previous month. The median estimate in a Bloomberg survey of eco
German business confidence falls unexpectedly
The Irish Times / Posted 11 days ago
from 106.7 the previous month. The median estimate in a Bloomberg survey of economists was for an increase to 107.1.The Bundesbank said last week that it sees slowing momentum in the economy this quarter after a strong expansion in the first... Read more
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Reuters
Don't expect German criticism of the ECB to die downbill of choice for criminals and terrorists. This was seen by some as an ECB s
Don't expect German criticism of the ECB to die down
Reuters / Posted 14 days ago
bill of choice for criminals and terrorists. This was seen by some as an ECB strategy to make it harder to hoard cash. The Bundesbank went so far as to describe the idea as a threat to "freedom". The AfD was not far behind. Then on March 10, three... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
Don't expect German criticism of the ECB to die downbill of choice for criminals and terrorists. This was seen by some as an ECB s
Don't expect German criticism of the ECB to die down
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 14 days ago
bill of choice for criminals and terrorists. This was seen by some as an ECB strategy to make it harder to hoard cash. The Bundesbank went so far as to describe the idea as a threat to "freedom". The AfD was not far behind. Then on March 10, three... Read more
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The Irish Times
Germany and ECB at loggerheads on low ratesfor the Germans it’s very important that the ECB is an independent institution.
Germany and ECB at loggerheads on low rates
The Irish Times / Posted 14 days ago
for the Germans it’s very important that the ECB is an independent institution. It’s what we wanted actually out of our Bundesbank tradition and we still want this principle to be there. “But it must be allowed to discuss the side-effects of... Read more
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express
Former German banker says refugees are too poorly educated to integrateand will take over the country. Thilo Sarrazin made the claims in a recent boo
Former German banker says refugees are too poorly educated to integrate
express / Posted 14 days ago
and will take over the country. Thilo Sarrazin made the claims in a recent book Thilo Sarrazin, ex-director of the Bundesbank, makes the claims in his book, Wishful Thinking: Europe, Currency, Education, Immigration – Why Politics So Often... Read more
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Market Watch
Draghi plays defense as ECB faces political assaultECB for the rising popularity of a populist, anti-euro and anti-immigrant Germa
Draghi plays defense as ECB faces political assault
Market Watch / Posted 15 days ago
ECB for the rising popularity of a populist, anti-euro and anti-immigrant German political party and clashed with German Bundesbank chief Jens Weidmann over the ECB’s loose monetary policy. Draghi, as would be expected, launched into a defense... Read more
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Zero Hedge
ECB Releases Full Details Of Its Corporate Bond Buying Programout by six Eurosystem national central banks (NCBs): Nationale Bank van België
ECB Releases Full Details Of Its Corporate Bond Buying Program
Zero Hedge / Posted 15 days ago
out by six Eurosystem national central banks (NCBs): Nationale Bank van België / Banque Nationale de Belgique, Deutsche Bundesbank, Banco de España, Banque de France, Banca d’Italia, and Suomen Pankki/Finlands Bank. Each NCB will be responsible... Read more
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Morningstar
ECB Leaves Rates Unchangedsuggested its low-interest rate policy was partly to blame for the rise of an a
ECB Leaves Rates Unchanged
Morningstar / Posted 15 days ago
suggested its low-interest rate policy was partly to blame for the rise of an anti-immigrant party in Germany. But even Bundesbank President Jens Weidmann, long a critic of Mr. Draghi, has backed the ECB chief. In Washington recently, Mr.... Read more
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The Economic Times
Mario Draghi keeps rates at rock bottom in face of German backlashECB seems to have the edge in the debate for now after Schaeuble backtracked on
Mario Draghi keeps rates at rock bottom in face of German backlash
The Economic Times / Posted 15 days ago
ECB seems to have the edge in the debate for now after Schaeuble backtracked on some of his comments and Bundesbank chief Jens Weidmann, the ECB's biggest critic to date argued that its stance was appropriate. The criticism is... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
Draghi keeps rates at rock bottom in face of German backlashECB seems to have the edge in the debate for now after Schaeuble backtracked on
Draghi keeps rates at rock bottom in face of German backlash
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 15 days ago
ECB seems to have the edge in the debate for now after Schaeuble backtracked on some of his comments and Bundesbank chief Jens Weidmann, the ECB's biggest critic to date argued that its stance was appropriate. The criticism is... Read more
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RTE News
ECB keeps key interest rate unchangedECB seems to have the edge in the debate for now after Mr Schaeuble backtracked
ECB keeps key interest rate unchanged
RTE News / Posted 15 days ago
ECB seems to have the edge in the debate for now after Mr Schaeuble backtracked on some of his comments and Bundesbank chief Jens Weidmann, the ECB's biggest critic to date argued that its stance was appropriate. The criticism is... Read more
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Reuters
Draghi keeps rates at rock bottom in face of German backlashECB seems to have the edge in the debate for now after Schaeuble backtracked on
Draghi keeps rates at rock bottom in face of German backlash
Reuters / Posted 15 days ago
ECB seems to have the edge in the debate for now after Schaeuble backtracked on some of his comments and Bundesbank chief Jens Weidmann, the ECB's biggest critic to date argued that its stance was appropriate. The criticism is... Read more
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FOX Business
Draghi Keeps Rates at Rock Bottom in Face of German BacklashECB seems to have the edge in the debate for now after Schaeuble backtracked on
Draghi Keeps Rates at Rock Bottom in Face of German Backlash
FOX Business / Posted 15 days ago
ECB seems to have the edge in the debate for now after Schaeuble backtracked on some of his comments and Bundesbank chief Jens Weidmann, the ECB's biggest critic to date argued that its stance was appropriate. The criticism is... Read more
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FOX Business
Draghi Keeps Rates at Rock Bottom in Face of German BacklashECB seems to have the edge in the debate for now after Schaeuble backtracked on
Draghi Keeps Rates at Rock Bottom in Face of German Backlash
FOX Business / Posted 15 days ago
ECB seems to have the edge in the debate for now after Schaeuble backtracked on some of his comments and Bundesbank chief Jens Weidmann, the ECB's biggest critic to date argued that its stance was appropriate. The criticism is... Read more
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The Globe and Mail
Draghi to mount defence of ECB in face of German criticismECB seems to have the edge in the debate for now after Schaeuble backtracked on
Draghi to mount defence of ECB in face of German criticism
The Globe and Mail / Posted 15 days ago
ECB seems to have the edge in the debate for now after Schaeuble backtracked on some of his comments and Bundesbank chief Jens Weidmann, the ECB’s biggest critic to date, spoke out in favour of central bank independence, arguing... Read more
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The Irish Times
Draghi to mount defence of ECB in face of German criticismECB seems to have the edge in the debate for now after Schaeuble backtracked on
Draghi to mount defence of ECB in face of German criticism
The Irish Times / Posted 15 days ago
ECB seems to have the edge in the debate for now after Schaeuble backtracked on some of his comments and Bundesbank chief Jens Weidmann, the ECB’s biggest critic to date, spoke out in favour of central bank independence, arguing... Read more
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FOX Business
Draghi to Mount Defense of ECBECB seems to have the edge in the debate for now after Schaeuble backtracked on
Draghi to Mount Defense of ECB
FOX Business / Posted 15 days ago
ECB seems to have the edge in the debate for now after Schaeuble backtracked on some of his comments and Bundesbank chief Jens Weidmann, the ECB's biggest critic to date, spoke out in favour of central bank independence, arguing... Read more
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FOX Business
Draghi to Mount Defense of ECBECB seems to have the edge in the debate for now after Schaeuble backtracked on
Draghi to Mount Defense of ECB
FOX Business / Posted 15 days ago
ECB seems to have the edge in the debate for now after Schaeuble backtracked on some of his comments and Bundesbank chief Jens Weidmann, the ECB's biggest critic to date, spoke out in favour of central bank independence, arguing... Read more
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CNBC
The Germans are revolting over ECB policydirection either, with one of the bank's own governing council members consiste
The Germans are revolting over ECB policy
CNBC / Posted 15 days ago
direction either, with one of the bank's own governing council members consistently critical of its loose monetary policy. Bundesbank President Jens Weidmann said that last month's ECB stimulus measures went too far, according to comments published... Read more
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TheBull
German headache for Draghi as ECB meetsopen-hearted defence of ECB policies" and on central bank independence, said Un
German headache for Draghi as ECB meets
TheBull / Posted 15 days ago
open-hearted defence of ECB policies" and on central bank independence, said UniCredit analyst Marco Valli. Even Germany's Bundesbank chief Jens Weidmann, who has often been at loggerheads himself with Draghi over the ECB's response to the threat... Read more
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Herald Sun
ECB to fire back in policy defenceeffective." The ECB seems to have the edge in the debate for now after Schaeub
ECB to fire back in policy defence
Herald Sun / Posted 15 days ago
effective." The ECB seems to have the edge in the debate for now after Schaeuble backtracked on some of his comments and Bundesbank chief Jens Weidmann, the ECB’s biggest critic to date, spoke out in favour of central bank independence, arguing... Read more
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Weekly Times
ECB to fire back in policy defenceeffective." The ECB seems to have the edge in the debate for now after Schaeub
ECB to fire back in policy defence
Weekly Times / Posted 15 days ago
effective." The ECB seems to have the edge in the debate for now after Schaeuble backtracked on some of his comments and Bundesbank chief Jens Weidmann, the ECB's biggest critic to date, spoke out in favour of central bank independence, arguing... Read more
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The Courier Mail
ECB to fire back in policy defenceeffective." The ECB seems to have the edge in the debate for now after Schaeub
ECB to fire back in policy defence
The Courier Mail / Posted 15 days ago
effective." The ECB seems to have the edge in the debate for now after Schaeuble backtracked on some of his comments and Bundesbank chief Jens Weidmann, the ECB's biggest critic to date, spoke out in favour of central bank independence, arguing... Read more
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Perth Now
ECB to fire back in policy defenceeffective." The ECB seems to have the edge in the debate for now after Schaeub
ECB to fire back in policy defence
Perth Now / Posted 15 days ago
effective." The ECB seems to have the edge in the debate for now after Schaeuble backtracked on some of his comments and Bundesbank chief Jens Weidmann, the ECB's biggest critic to date, spoke out in favour of central bank independence, arguing... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
Five-euro coin valid only in Germany taps into D-Mark nostalgiaBERLIN: A limited edition five-euro coin issued by Germany's Bundesbank has tap
Five-euro coin valid only in Germany taps into D-Mark nostalgia
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 17 days ago
BERLIN: A limited edition five-euro coin issued by Germany's Bundesbank has tapped into a deep sense of nostalgia among Germans for Deutschmarks, to which the newly minted money bears a close resemblance. Germany's old five-Mark coin was a favorite... Read more
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Market Watch
Germans fear Brexit would be the beginning of the unraveling of Europemost unstable episodes in German history. Already unnerved by negative interes
Germans fear Brexit would be the beginning of the unraveling of Europe
Market Watch / Posted 17 days ago
most unstable episodes in German history. Already unnerved by negative interest rates and the permanent outvoting of the Bundesbank in the monetary decisions of the European Central Bank, senior German officials show intense nervousness about the... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
Five-euro coin valid only in Germany taps into D-Mark nostalgiaBERLIN: A limited edition five-euro coin issued by Germany's Bundesbank has tap
Five-euro coin valid only in Germany taps into D-Mark nostalgia
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 17 days ago
BERLIN: A limited edition five-euro coin issued by Germany's Bundesbank has tapped into a deep sense of nostalgia among Germans for Deutschmarks, to which the newly minted money bears a close resemblance. Germany's old five-Mark coin was a favourite... Read more
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The Star
Five-euro coin valid only in Germany taps into D-Mark nostalgiaBERLIN (Reuters) - A limited edition five-euro coin issued by Germany's Bundesb
Five-euro coin valid only in Germany taps into D-Mark nostalgia
The Star / Posted 17 days ago
BERLIN (Reuters) - A limited edition five-euro coin issued by Germany's Bundesbank has tapped into a deep sense of nostalgia among Germans for Deutschmarks, to which the newly minted money bears a close resemblance. Germany's old five-Mark coin was... Read more
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Morningstar
UBS Chairman Weber Warns Against More ECB Stimulusthat subzero interest rates were "net positives" for the global economy. Even
UBS Chairman Weber Warns Against More ECB Stimulus
Morningstar / Posted 17 days ago
that subzero interest rates were "net positives" for the global economy. Even Jens Weidmann, Mr. Weber's successor as Bundesbank president, has sprung to the ECB's defense, arguing in Washington on Friday that the central bank's policies are... Read more
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Market Watch
UBS chairman warns on negative interest ratesWASHINGTON--UBS Group AG Chairman Axel Weber, the former president of Germany's
UBS chairman warns on negative interest rates
Market Watch / Posted 17 days ago
WASHINGTON--UBS Group AG Chairman Axel Weber, the former president of Germany's Bundesbank, warned that central banks in Europe and Japan are nearing the limits of monetary stimulus, weighing into an increasingly fractious debate in Germany over the... Read more
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Reuters
ECB should tackle zombie banks, Germany's Bundesbank saysAndreas Dombret, member of the board of the Deutsche Bundesbank speaks during a
ECB should tackle zombie banks, Germany's Bundesbank says
Reuters / Posted 18 days ago
Andreas Dombret, member of the board of the Deutsche Bundesbank speaks during a news conference at the Deutsche Bundesbank's Regional Office in Hesse in Frankfurt in this file photo dated October 26, 2014. FRANKFURT The European Central Bank should... Read more
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Zero Hedge
Bundesbank Defies Elites: Warns That "Plans To Abolish, Criminalize Cash Out Of Line With Freedom"yeah and to stop NIRP-driven savers from hording cash and crushing central plan
Bundesbank Defies Elites: Warns That "Plans To Abolish, Criminalize Cash Out Of Line With Freedom"
Zero Hedge / Posted 18 days ago
yeah and to stop NIRP-driven savers from hording cash and crushing central planners' dreams), it is perhaps shocking that Bundesbank board member Carl-Ludwig Thiele warned at an event this week that the attempt to abolish and criminalize cash is... Read more
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Bangkok Post - Thailand's English news
ECB, under fire from Germany, set to defend independencefriends" should remember that they themselves had always stressed the need for
ECB, under fire from Germany, set to defend independence
Bangkok Post - Thailand's English news / Posted 19 days ago
friends" should remember that they themselves had always stressed the need for the ECB to be independent, he added. Even Bundesbank president Jens Weidmann, also an outspoken critic of the ECB's policies, joined in the fray. "It's not unusual... Read more
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The Manila Times
ECB, under fire from Germany, set to defend independencefriends” should remember that they themselves had always stressed the need for
ECB, under fire from Germany, set to defend independence
The Manila Times / Posted 19 days ago
friends” should remember that they themselves had always stressed the need for the ECB to be independent, he added. Even Bundesbank president Jens Weidmann, also an outspoken critic of the ECB’s policies, joined in the fray. “It’s not unusual... Read more
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Bangkok Post - Thailand's English news
Economic slump worries as IMF, World Bank pledge actioneconomy and hints of discord. German Finance Minister Wolfgang Schauble speaks
Economic slump worries as IMF, World Bank pledge action
Bangkok Post - Thailand's English news / Posted 20 days ago
economy and hints of discord. German Finance Minister Wolfgang Schauble speaks during a press conference next to Deutsche Bundesbank President Jens Weidmann at the IMF and World Bank Group 2016 Spring Meetings on April 16, 2016 in Washington,... Read more
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The Mining Journal
Officials: Global economy stabilizing, but world turbulence causing fearscredit rating agencies recently downgrade the outlook for Chinese bonds. Treas
Officials: Global economy stabilizing, but world turbulence causing fears
The Mining Journal / Posted 20 days ago
credit rating agencies recently downgrade the outlook for Chinese bonds. Treasury Secretary Jacob Lew, left, speaks with Bundesbank President Jens Weidmann at the G-20 Finance Minister and Central Bank Governors spring meetings in Washington on... Read more
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EuroNews
New five euro coin released in GermanyHundreds of people have queued at the Bundesbank in the German city of Frankfur
New five euro coin released in Germany
EuroNews / Posted 21 days ago
Hundreds of people have queued at the Bundesbank in the German city of Frankfurt to get their hands on one of the new five euro coins. A collector’s item, and only legal tender in Germany, the coin features two metals and a translucent ring of blue... Read more
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The Irish Times
Arthur Beesley: Mario Draghi’s room to move may be limitedechoes throughout the country’s economic and political establishment. But the
Arthur Beesley: Mario Draghi’s room to move may be limited
The Irish Times / Posted 21 days ago
echoes throughout the country’s economic and political establishment. But the ECB has hit back sharply. In the guise of Bundesbank chief Jens Weidmann and other luminaries, the bank has been defending both its independence and its loose monetary... Read more
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