About: Klaus Regling

Economy & Jobs 19-04-2020

ESM chief: Europe needs at least €500 billion from EU institutions for recovery

Europe will need at least another €500 billion from European Union institutions to finance its economic recovery after the coronavirus pandemic, on top of the agreed half-a-trillion package, the head of the euro zone bailout fund said.
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.
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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