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EU considering sanctions against Russia

EU considering sanctions against Russia

| April 28, 2014 | 0 Comments

The European Union ( EU) today shuffles adopt new sanctions against Russian and Ukrainian individuals that threaten the stability of Ukraine, while continuing the development of economic sanctions to Moscow for his role in the Ukrainian crisis , said today the European Commission ( EC) in his daily briefing . ” Now we talk basically […]

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U.S. signs a loan guarantee of $ 1,000 million for Ukraine

U.S. signs a loan guarantee of $ 1,000 million for Ukraine

| April 14, 2014 | 0 Comments

U.S. Treasury Secretary, Jacob Lew, signed Monday a credit guarantee 1,000 million allocated to Ukraine , receiving in Washington Ukrainian Finance Minister Olexandre Chlapak . ” This agreement has the support of President (Barack Obama) and the two chambers of Congress, shows the unwavering U.S. commitment by Ukraine stabilized and progress toward democracy,” Lew said […]

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Fitch raises the prospect of Portugal from “negative” to “positive”

Fitch raises the prospect of Portugal from “negative” to “positive”

| April 11, 2014 | 0 Comments

The Fitch rating agency on Friday raised the debt rating of Portugal, one of the countries in the euro area had to be rescued during the crisis, a ” negative” outlook to “positive” . Fitch also affirmed the rating at BB + , it said in a statement . The agency justifies the improved outlook […]

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The G20 is “attentive” to risks associated with the crisis in Ukraine

The G20 is “attentive” to risks associated with the crisis in Ukraine

| April 11, 2014 | 0 Comments

The G20 wisely evoked the crisis in Ukraine during their meeting in Washington on Friday and warned that they are ” aware of all the risks ” posed to global economic stability . “We are monitoring the economic situation in Ukraine , aware of all the risks to economic and financial stability,” argued the G20 […]

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Greece adopts reforms for 8,500 million euros in aid

Greece adopts reforms for 8,500 million euros in aid

| March 30, 2014 | 0 Comments

The Greek Parliament adopted a law that includes a number of controversial reforms , which will allow the country to receive a new tranche of international financial assistance, on Sunday night . The most controversial part , facilitating competition in various economic sectors , was adopted by 152 votes in favor and 135 against ( […]

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Consumers , publishers and Google rivals criticize the agreement with the EC

Consumers , publishers and Google rivals criticize the agreement with the EC

| February 5, 2014 | 0 Comments

The European Consumers Association ( BEUC ) , organizations of newspaper and magazine publishers and companies competing platforms like Google FairSearch today saw insufficient agreement in principle reached between the firm and the European Commission (EC ) on possible abuse of dominance . ” The European Commission has now fallen well below the goal of […]

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Federal Reserve announces further cuts to bonds purchase program

Federal Reserve announces further cuts to bonds purchase program

| January 29, 2014 | 0 Comments

The Federal Reserve ( Fed ) announced a further reduction of monetary stimulus $ 10,000 million, up $ 65,000 million a month on its bond purchase program . At the last meeting of the Open Market Committee of the Fed Ben Bernanke and headed by the first of 2014 , the U.S. central bank said […]

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Moody ‘s Upgrades Ireland Credit Ratings

Moody ‘s Upgrades Ireland Credit Ratings

| January 18, 2014 | 0 Comments

Ratings agency Moody ‘s has raised a step note Ireland ‘s sovereign debt to Baa3 , bringing the country back to the category of “investment” , after his departure from the plan of international financial assistance . The agency also raised its outlook on the rating to positive from stable , which means it could […]

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Standard & Poor’s Removed Negative Watch On Portugal

Standard & Poor’s Removed Negative Watch On Portugal

| January 17, 2014 | 0 Comments

The rating agency Standard & Poor’s announced today that Portugal no longer be under “negative watch”, state that placed the country last September, but kept his note on “junk bond”. In his report released today, the company warns that despite registering a slight improvement over its last analysis, there are “political and social risks” and […]

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Ireland Debt Rose To 124.8 Percent of GDP

Ireland Debt Rose To 124.8 Percent of GDP

| January 17, 2014 | 0 Comments

The public debt of the Republic of Ireland in September reached the 204.700 million euros, up 124.8 percent of GDP and 7.7 % on the same month last year , reported the Central Statistics Office (CSO ) . The analysis of government finances during the third quarter of 2013 (July- September) also indicated that the […]

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