About: Klaus Regling

05-12-2019

Eurogroup fails to move forward on eurozone reform

EU finance ministers failed to reach an agreement on Wednesday (4 December) on the reform of the EU's bailout fund and move to political discussions on the European Deposit Insurance Scheme ahead of the Euro summit next week.
Klaus Regling, CEO of the European Stability Mechanism, at the Eurogroup, 19 June 2014 [Photo: Council of the EU]
Economy & Jobs 30-10-2019

Eurozone equipped to save big economies, says euro rescue fund chief

The European Stability Mechanism, the euro area’s rescue fund, would have enough firepower to save large economies if necessary, including Italy, the fund’s chief Klaus Regling said on Tuesday (29 October).
Euro & Finance 08-07-2016

Paris pulls out all the stops in effort to poach London’s financial sector

The French government is bending over backwards with promises of tax cuts, in order to present Paris and the eurozone as a safe haven from the uncertainty of Brexit, and the risk of economic depression in the United Kingdom. EURACTIV France reports.
Euro & Finance 28-08-2015

ESM chief: Grexit still possible

Greece runs the risk of having to withdraw from the eurozone if it does not comply with its payment and reform obligations, says the European Stability Mechanism's Managing Director, Klaus Regling. EURACTIV Germany reports.
Euro & Finance 20-06-2014

Regling ‘surprised’ by EU bond market upswing, warns of ‘backlash’

Investor enthusiasm for euro zone debt could be abruptly reversed and governments should not bank on borrowing costs remaining super-low, one of the bloc's senior economic officials warned on Thursday.
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Economy & Jobs 06-05-2014

Eurogroup praises Greece’s progress as Athens asks for debt relief

Eurogroup ministers congratulated Greece on Monday for its signs of economic recovery, as Athens is expected to return to growth in 2014. Euro zone governments hold more than 80% of Greece’s €319 billion public debt.
Klaus Regling (Left), CEO of the European Stability Mechanism, and Jeroen Dijsselbloem, President of the Eurogroup in Brussels on 5 May 2014 [Photo: Council of the EU]
Euro & Finance 06-05-2014

Eurozone set for direct bank recapitalisation in 2015

The euro zone's bailout fund, the European Stability Mechanism, could directly invest in a troubled bank next year, after 8% of the bank's total liabilities are written off, the chairman of eurozone finance ministers said on Monday (5 May).
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Euro & Finance 25-03-2013

Eurogroup’s press conference on Cyprus’ bailout deal

Cyprus clinched a last-ditch deal with international lenders early today (25 March) to shut down its second largest bank and inflict heavy losses on uninsured depositors, including wealthy Russians, in return for a €10-billion bailout.
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Economy & Jobs 09-10-2012

Eurogroup launches permanent rescue fund, says Spain does not need bailout

Eurozone's new permanent rescue fund was launched on Monday at a meeting of finance ministers in Luxembourg. Funded by taxpayers' money, the so-called European Stability Mechanism will have a 500 bn euro budget to help finance debt-ridden countries.

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