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What future for the eurozone: Does the risk of a break-up still exist?

What does the eurozone’s future hold? It depends where you look. Political risks seem to be increasing, despite the improvements in Europe’s economy.

What does the eurozone’s future hold? It depends where you look. Political risks seem to be increasing, despite the improvements in Europe’s economy.

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How can the Eurozone survive the current political turbulence? Is there still a hope?

Today’s political climate limits the possibilities for structural reforms, fiscal pooling, and improved labor mobility. But if European leaders can strengthen the banking union, there is still hope for the eurozone’s future.

Today’s political climate limits the possibilities for structural reforms, fiscal pooling, and improved labor mobility. But if European leaders can strengthen the banking union, there is still hope for the eurozone’s future.

Business

ECB's Draghi warns against US relaxing bank rules

European Central Bank head Mario Draghi has called the US administration's idea of relaxing bank rules "very worrisome".

European Central Bank head Mario Draghi has called the US administration's idea of relaxing bank rules "very worrisome".

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Eurozone closes ranks after US attacks on the euro

Eurozone dismisses pessimistic euro view after the man tipped to be the US ambassador to the EU said the currency "could collapse" within 18 months.

Eurozone dismisses pessimistic euro view after the man tipped to be the US ambassador to the EU said the currency "could collapse" within 18 months.

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Sterling surges after Brexit speech

Theresa May's announcement that the UK will leave the single market in what is widely being seen as a "hard Brexit" has already had an impact on the financial markets.

Theresa May's announcement that the UK will leave the single market in what is widely being seen as a "hard Brexit" has already had an impact on the financial markets.

Business

German GDP growth at five year high

Strong consumer and government spending helped Germany's economy to its strongest growth in five years in 2016.

Strong consumer and government spending helped Germany's economy to its strongest growth in five years in 2016.

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Macron: the euro may not exist in ten years

The French presidential candidate issued the stark warning in a speech at a university in Berlin.

The French presidential candidate issued the stark warning in a speech at a university in Berlin.

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Eurozone inflation eases down in November, rises year-on-year

Lower energy prices cut eurozone inflation in November. Items that were more expensive included meals in restaurants and cafes, rents and cigarettes.

Lower energy prices cut eurozone inflation in November. Items that were more expensive included meals in restaurants and cafes, rents and cigarettes.

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Iran considers currency change

The Rhouhani government approved on Wednesday a call by central bank to replace the rial with the more colloquially and historically known toman

The Rhouhani government approved on Wednesday a call by central bank to replace the rial with the more colloquially and historically known toman

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Renzi, reform and the paradox of Italy's referendum

It’s the vote that could either plunge Italy into a fresh crisis and threaten its future in the eurozone, or hand the country a once-in-a-generation chance to streamline government and speed up…

It’s the vote that could either plunge Italy into a fresh crisis and threaten its future in the eurozone, or hand the country a once-in-a-generation chance to streamline government and speed up…

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Price row prompts shortage of Marmite, the UK's stalwart food

The UK's largest supermarket chain Tesco and one its major suppliers, Unilever, have settled a price war on more than a dozen products.

The UK's largest supermarket chain Tesco and one its major suppliers, Unilever, have settled a price war on more than a dozen products.

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Austerity obsession is pushing EU into crisis warns Stiglitz

Joseph E. Stiglitz is a titan of world economics, the fourth most-cited, and extensively published and translated. The Nobel prizewinner holds positions in several of the world's leading universities,

Joseph E. Stiglitz is a titan of world economics, the fourth most-cited, and extensively published and translated. The Nobel prizewinner holds positions in several of the world's leading universities,

Business

Euro zone business growth loses momentum

Eurozone business growth fell in September to the weakest in 21 months, with companies concerned about the economic outlook and political uncertainty.

Eurozone business growth fell in September to the weakest in 21 months, with companies concerned about the economic outlook and political uncertainty.

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New 50 euro banknote to fight forgery, reaffirm ECB's commitment to cash

The European Central Bank has unveiled the design and high-tech security features for the 50 euro banknote - the most widely counterfeited bill - before it goes into circulation next April.

The European Central Bank has unveiled the design and high-tech security features for the 50 euro banknote - the most widely counterfeited bill - before it goes into circulation next April.

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Euromillions win lights up Irish bus drivers eyes

A few regular bus routes may be late on Monday morning in Dublin after a group of drivers won Friday’s euromillion jackpot of nearly 24-million euros.

A few regular bus routes may be late on Monday morning in Dublin after a group of drivers won Friday’s euromillion jackpot of nearly 24-million euros.

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Eurozone finance ministers mull Greek debt relief

Eurozone officials are discussing whether to pay another chunk of aid to Greece amid talk about granting the country some debt relief. The Greek

Eurozone officials are discussing whether to pay another chunk of aid to Greece amid talk about granting the country some debt relief. The Greek

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Tussle over 500 euro notes ends with slow phasing out

The European Central Bank will stop issuing 500 euro notes on concerns over use by terrorists and criminals, but they will be phased out only from 2018 due to resistance from Germany.

The European Central Bank will stop issuing 500 euro notes on concerns over use by terrorists and criminals, but they will be phased out only from 2018 due to resistance from Germany.

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EU banks on deeper economic union - but at what cost?

This edition of The Real Economy turns the spotlight on the hotly debated issue of deepening Europe’s Economic and Monetary Union (EMU). What does it

This edition of The Real Economy turns the spotlight on the hotly debated issue of deepening Europe’s Economic and Monetary Union (EMU). What does it

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Empowered or Not: Plan for Deepening EMU

Maithreyi Seetharaman, euronews: Are you hearing any criticism of the fiscal board not having enough teeth, the Competition Board not making sense

Maithreyi Seetharaman, euronews: Are you hearing any criticism of the fiscal board not having enough teeth, the Competition Board not making sense

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Eurozone inflation remains negative in March

Eurozone inflation stayed in negative territory but core figures, which strip out volatile food and energy prices, gained traction.

Eurozone inflation stayed in negative territory but core figures, which strip out volatile food and energy prices, gained traction.

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Bangladesh cyber bank heist blame game underway

The blame game is underway in Bangladesh after computer hackers stole the equivalent of 73 million euros from the central bank and nearly got away with 10 times as much

The blame game is underway in Bangladesh after computer hackers stole the equivalent of 73 million euros from the central bank and nearly got away with 10 times as much

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Eurozone economic sentiment downbeat for February

Eurozone economic sentiment deteriorated in February, pulled down by more pessimism in industry, the service and retail sector and among consumers and financial services.

Eurozone economic sentiment deteriorated in February, pulled down by more pessimism in industry, the service and retail sector and among consumers and financial services.