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Over on the Telegraph blog, we look at today’s euro developments:It all looked so good in euroland after a market rally and successful Italian and Spanish bond auctions this week. However, on Friday the eurozone crisis again took a turn for the worse. …

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Troika blues

Just a couple of brief comments on the ‘Troika’ report that’s now been out in the public domain for over 24 hours (through various leaks). Linkiesta has the text of the report here.Just to recap: the European Commission, the IMF and the European Centra…

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A non-starter?

In today’s City AM, we give our take on the idea that was floated over the weekend to top up the EFSF, using the fire power of the ECB:THERE was quite a bit of excitement in the media and financial markets over the weekend. The hot news was that Euroz…

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Apparently, the Dutch Parliament has given the country’s Finance Minister Jan Kees de Jager until Friday to outline possible scenarios for how to deal with Greece, including the impact on the Netherlands should the Greek government default on its debt….

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Cliffhanger

There were some interesting comments today by Warren Buffet, Chairman and CEO of Berkshire Hathaway, on the eurozone debt crisis.In particular, Buffet gave this very apt analogy:”The European situation is not solved… They’ve got a lot of work to do. …

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Remember AIG?

The Bank of International Settlements – the go-to source for checking the exposure of one economy to another – published some new data last week.As always, it makes for interesting reading. In particular, we were fascinated by this: while European fina…

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