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Euro zone inflation slows as expected in Dec, core rate stable

Jan 17 2018 | 7 hrs ago

The EU’s statistics office Eurostat said consumer inflation in the 19 countries sharing the euro was 0.4 percent month-on-month in December and 1.4 percent year-on-year.

Flaws in ECB supervision of failing banks, EU auditors warn

Jan 16 2018

“The ECB’s operational framework for crisis management has some flaws and there are some signs of inefficient implementation,” ECA said.

Bulgaria converging with euro zone, but still not enough: Juncker

Jan 12 2018

Bulgaria, which wants to adopt the euro currency, has made genuine progress in bringing its economy closer to those of euro zone countries but has still some work to do.

ECB Coeure sees reasonable chance bond buys will not be extended

Dec 30 2017

Benoit Coeure, the man in charge of carrying out the ECB’s bond purchases sees “a reasonable chance” the 2.55 trillion euros stimulus program will not be extended again.

Bundesbank says no euro zone cryptocurrency in sight

Dec 23 2017

Bundesbank Thiele has ruled out the introduction of official digital money for the euro zone and warned of losses from investments in cryptocurrencies such as bitcoin.

Euro zone consumer confidence rose to 0.5 in December

Dec 21 2017

Euro zone consumer confidence rose to 0.5 in December, a flash estimate by the European Commission showed.

Euro zone businesses had bumper Nov, sprinting to year-end - PMI

Dec 05 2017

According to a survey the business activity across the euro zone accelerated in November as firms struggled to meet booming demand.

Deeper euro zone integration must unite EU: Commission

Dec 04 2017

EC proposals to deepen integration of the euro zone will seek to make the whole of the EU more united and improve the democratic accountability of euro zone institutions.

Euro zone inflation rises by less than expected in November

Nov 30 2017

Inflation in the 19 countries sharing the euro rose to 1.5% in November from 1.4% a month earlier, data from Eurostat showed.

ECB to shut the door on easy money by end-2018: Reuters poll

Nov 30 2017

The European Central Bank should shut the door on its monthly asset purchases next September, according to a majority of economists in a Reuters poll.

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