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Tuesday, November 6, 2012

IMF warns over-taxed France risks slipping behind Italy and Spain

IMF warns over-taxed France risks slipping behind Italy and Spain - Telegraph: "The International Monetary Fund has told France to take urgent measures to head off national economic decline, warning that the country risks being left behind as southern Europe embraces reform."

Debt crisis: as it happened - November 5, 2012
The official, who was attending the meeting of G20 finance ministers in Mexico City, said the euro zone still had to find a formula to make the Greek debt sustainable and finance it and that several countries, including Germany, also had to discuss the ...


Britain's smaller companies buckle under pressure - Telegraph: "Britain's small and medium-sized businesses are being ravaged by weak demand, lack of funding, and late payment, and are in urgent need of help, business groups are warning."

GLOBAL MARKETS-Stocks fall, dollar firm before US election
Investors are nervous over whether the world's biggest economy will avert a shock as Washington will contend with an automatic $600 billion in spending cuts and tax hikes at year end -- known as the "fiscal cliff" -- after the presidential contest ...

Euro zone's "phone number" revealed - economist
Reuters India
PARIS (Reuters) - When the United States wants to talk to Europe about the euro zone debt crisis, what number does it dial? The two top interlocutors are the International Monetary Fund in Washington and the European Central Bank in Frankfurt, ...

European leaders seek Asian support on debt crisis
Hindu Business Line
Dozens of European and Asian leaders will gather in impoverished Laos today for a major summit set to be dominated by the Euro Zone debt crisis and growing territorial tensions in the region. Top European officials including French President Francois ...

Debt crisis: Britain's growth to beat other major European countries - live
10.35 Back to the eurozone now and according to a research group sentiment in the 17-nation bloc improved for a third consecutive month, following the news that the European Central Bank will buy unlimited amounts of debt to reduce countries' borrowing ...


US fiscal cliff, Europe's debt woes worry G20
The euro crisis, which erupted more than two years ago, has eased after the European Central Bank said in September it was ready to buy more government debt but investors are edgy about when or whether Spain will request an international bailout and ...

Spain Stalls Mersch's ECB Board Appointment, Prolonging Tussle
Spain prolonged what is already the most protracted personnel battle in the euro's 13-year history by stalling the appointment of Luxembourg's Yves Mersch to the European Central Bank's board. Making use of arcane legal ... 22 when the leaders are set ...

Gold as Collateral: Could This Solve the Euro Crisis?
Text Size. By: Liza Jansen, special to CNBC.com. Debt-crippled euro zone countries could see the yields on their sovereign bonds fall dramatically if they used their gold reserves as collateral for that debt issuance, according to Sylvester Eijffinger ...


Irish Services Data Hits Five-Year High
Wall Street Journal (blog)
“Encouragingly, the improvement in business activity was broad-based, with all four sectors represented in the survey—business services, financial services, TMT and transport & leisure—seeing a pickup in growth during October,” said Philip O'Sullivan ...

Euro-zone Debt Crisis Deepening as Greece Runs Out of Money on ...
The Market OracleEuro-zone Debt Crisis Deepening as Greece Runs Out of Money on November ...The Market OracleWith the Greek government expected to ...

Euro zone's phone number revealed - economist | Reuters
PARIS (Reuters) - When the United States wants to talk to Europe about the euro zone debt crisis, what number does it dial?The two top interlocutors are the ...

Road map for ”peace” in the euro zone - Jyske Bank
euro zone. •. The debt crisis has moved slightly into the background in the financial markets since the ECB introduced its new programme of asset purchases.

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