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Banking union 11-02-2019

Italy’s populist leaders pledge to replace central bank’s top brass

Italy's populist leaders on Saturday (9 February) promised to replace top officials at the country's central bank, who they said must pay for failing to prevent a spate of banking scandals in which thousands lost their savings.
Banking union 27-03-2018

Banks should charge customers higher fees, says ECB

Banks should increase fees and commissions to customers to survive in the low interest rate environment, the ECB has argued in a new report.
RBS
Euro & Finance 30-07-2015

RBS, Credit Suisse recommend buying Greek debt

It is barely two weeks since Greece was on the brink of crashing out of the euro, yet some investment banks are now encouraging investors to return to its bond market.
Central Europe 16-01-2015

Bulgaria says it will start talks to join the euro

Bulgaria will begin talks on adopting the euro, its finance minister said on Thursday (15 January), adding that the Balkan country may join the preliminary exchange-rate mechanism for eurozone entry by the end of 2018, Nova television reported.
Cash
Euro & Finance 17-12-2014

Bank resolution authority set for launch

The Single European Mechanism (SRM) will be launched over the next three months, with the aim of rescuing or winding up stricken banks with minimal recourse to taxpayers’ money.
The German Constitutional Court in Karlsruhe, Germany. [Mehr Demokratie]
Euro & Finance 29-07-2014

German economist group attacks European banking union

A group of professors in Germany has filed a complaint against the EU’s new banking supervisory mechanism before the German constitutional court, claiming the European banking union has no legal basis in the EU treaties. EURACTIV Germany reports.
Euro & Finance 16-10-2013

Germany digs in heels as EU moves towards banking union

EU finance ministers agreed on Tuesday (15 October) to give the European Central Bank sweeping supervisory powers in the euro zone but Germany dug in its heels on how to deal with failing banks, the second stage in building a banking union.
Euro & Finance 17-04-2013

Parliament gives green light to cap bankers’ bonuses

The European Parliament has voted to curb bankers' bonuses and reduce speculative risk-taking, and to step up capital provisions to help banks better cope in times of crisis. 
Euro & Finance 08-01-2013

EU hails bank liquidity deal as ‘fundamental’ for economic recovery

The European Commission has hailed an agreement by global regulators in the Basel Committee, which gave banks four more years and greater flexibility to build up cash buffers so they can use some of their reserves to help struggling economies grow.
EU Priorities 2020 13-12-2012

Don’t expect ‘big bang summit’, EU diplomats say

European leaders will seek to agree on a “deep and genuine European monetary union” during a two-day summit that begins today (13 December), but diplomats say it should not be seen as a “big bang” event.
Brexit 10-09-2012

Banking union leak points to sweeping powers for ECB

Blueprints for a European banking union to be published on Wednesday (12 September) will trigger fevered debate over the powers of the European Central Bank (ECB), if a draft leaked late last week remains unchanged.

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