A Look At The 4 Eurozone Countries With Bailouts


Europe agreed Saturday to allow Spain to tap a rescue fund of up to (EURO)100 billion ($125 billion) to bail out its troubled banks, which are struggling under the weight of soured real estate loans after a Spanish housing bubble burst. Spanish Economy Minister Luis de Guindos said the country will reveal how much money it needs within coming weeks, after audits of its financial sector are completed.

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  • Spain education sector hit by strike against cuts
    Thousands of students and teachers staged a strike across Spain on Thursday to protest government austerity measures and a planned new education reforms. More
  • In Germany, a U.S. beer invasion
    Almost 65 years after Allied planes flew Western supplies into blockaded Berlin, a new American import is arriving by air: craft beer. The beer is being flown in as part of a new surge of German interest in American brewing, upending a centuries-old relationship in which German beer defined the golden standard for brewing and Americans emulated it. More
  • Cyprus parliament approves bailoutCyprus parliament approves bailout
    Cyprus' lawmakers approved on Tuesday a multi-billion bailout agreement with international creditors aimed at preventing the crisis-hit country from going bankrupt. More
  • Baby food shortage in Europe due to China demandBaby food shortage in Europe due to China demand
    Yong-Hee Kim still can't believe that in a prosperous country like Germany, powdered baby formula would ever be rationed and that she would have to scour shops in the German capital to find the right brand for her 13-month-old son. More
  • Pope hints at possible changes to scandal-ridden Vatican bank
    Pope Francis has indicated for the first time that he may make changes to the Vatican's scandal-ridden bank as part of a broad review of the Holy See's troubled administration. More
  • New market study, "Kuwait Beverage Forecasts March 2014", has been ... - ClickPress
    The current economic environment remains gloomy in western markets and Eurozone countries are having a particularly turbulent ride.
    04/20/2014 - 3:44 pm | View Link
  • IMF programs restore investor confidence in several MENA countries - HispanicBusiness.com
    More work needed to spur Mena economic growth: QNB - Gulf Times
    04/20/2014 - 3:38 pm | View Link
  • Kazakhstan Beverage Forecasts March 2014: New research report ... - TMC Net
    Report Published: "Lebanon Beverage Forecasts March 2014" - ClickPress
    04/20/2014 - 11:49 am | View Link
  • German leadership question - Korea Times
    Hostility against Germany is on rise - Times of Oman
    04/20/2014 - 8:59 am | View Link
  • Alkhabeer Capital produces economic review of Q1 2014 - HispanicBusiness.com
    ... any other part of Ukraine . Elsewhere, in the Eurozone deflationary risks ... economic growth depending on the outcome in the respective ...
    04/20/2014 - 8:57 am | View Link
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  • Eurozone peripheral nations see interest bill climb
    The eurozone periphery countries will have to pay more than €130bn this year just to meet the interest payments of their mounting debts, a servicing burden almost three times as high as the rest of the single currency area. The figures – calculated by ...
    04/20/2014 - 7:08 am | View Link
  • Eurozone Inflation Stuck in 'Danger Zone,' Keeps Pressure on ECB
    The year-on-year inflation rate in the 18 countries sharing the euro was 0.5 percent in March against 0.7 percent in February, the European Union's statistics office Eurostat said. The biggest rise in prices was observed for tobacco, restaurants and bars ...
    04/16/2014 - 5:18 am | View Link
  • Shock drop in March eurozone inflation increases pressure for action from ECB
    Annual inflation was negative in eight of the 18 eurozone countries. In Greece it was down 1.5 percent. and Cyprus it was minus 0.9 percent. By contrast inflation rates in Austria (+1.4 pct), Malta (+1.4 pct) and Germany (+0.9 pct) were nearer to the ECB ...
    04/16/2014 - 4:06 am | View Link
  • Is German Policy The Greatest Eurozone Threat? A Response To Jürgen Stark
    Stark concedes that inflation has been low in the eurozone since late 2013, but asserts that this has been driven solely by “by falling energy and commodity prices, the fading impact of past tax rises in some countries, the appreciation of the euro and ...
    04/15/2014 - 9:00 pm | View Link
  • Eurozone okays new laws that make it easier to shut problem banks
    The vote in the European Parliament, shortly before it breaks up for May elections, gives the final stamp of approval for an agency to shut weak lenders in the euro zone, the last in a line of major reforms to create a banking union for the 18 countries ...
    04/15/2014 - 3:27 am | View Link
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  • Eurozone countries
    The European Union member - countries that participate in the common european currency and are collectively known as the Eurozone
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  • Euro crisis latest news, commentary and analysis from the ...
    Euro crisis latest news and analysis on the euro debt crisis and possible financial contagion in eurozone
    04/20/2014 - 3:09 pm | View Website
  • Euro Countries
    A listing of the countries that utilize the euro as their official currency. This euro country list is from your About.om Guide to Geography.
    04/20/2014 - 1:25 am | View Website
  • Eurozone crisis
    The Eurozone crisis (often erroneously referred to as the Euro crisis) is an ongoing crisis that has been affecting the countries of the Eurozone since early 2009 ...
    04/19/2014 - 7:35 pm | View Website
  • Austerity Europe: In depth coverage of government ...
    Austerity in Europe: Get in depth coverage of government austerity measures aimed at eliminating unsustainable budget deficits, from the Financial Times
    04/19/2014 - 9:55 am | View Website
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