About: eurozone summit

Banking union 29-06-2018

EU leaders postpone completion of banking union

Despite previous promises to achieve results on eurozone reforms in June, EU leaders postponed until December an agreement on the backstop to wind down failing banks and did not include any date for starting discussions on a European deposit guarantee scheme.
Pier Carlo Padoan at the Lisbon Council, 20 April 2011 [Photo: Lisbon Council / Flickr]
Euro & Finance 27-07-2015

Italy’s Padoan calls for tighter eurozone integration

The eurozone needs deeper integration to remove the risk of a member country leaving the single currency, Italian Economy Minister Pier Carlo Padoan told the Financial Times in an interview on Sunday (26 July).
Euro & Finance 07-07-2015

Hollande, Merkel press Greece to bring serious proposals to Eurogroup summit

France and Germany told Greece on Monday (6 July) to bring serious proposals to the eurozone summit today, in order to restart financial aid talks. In the meantime, the Netherlands warned that if the Greeks went to Brussels demanding changes because they felt supported by the "No" vote in the referendum, it would be ‘over’ for them.
Euro & Finance 06-07-2015

Greek ‘No’ inflicts heavy blow on EU

EU leaders will have a lot of soul searching to do today, following the victory by the "No" camp in the Greek referendum on Sunday (5 July), which rejected their proposed rescue package.
Euro & Finance 22-06-2015

EU’s ‘Five Presidents’ lay out eurozone vision, with timetable

As Greece threatens new shocks for the eurozone, Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker and top EU officials have laid out a vision for the currency involving tighter control from Brussels.
Euro & Finance 09-12-2011

Markets fluctuate as ECB hails EU leaders’ euro deal

European stock markets and the euro fluctuated as investors tried to make sense of the deal struck by EU leaders earlier today (9 December), in the attempt to forge measures that would halt the slide of eurozone government bond markets after two years of deepening crisis.

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