About: sovereign debt Archives

  • China urges EU to act on debt, not talk

    News | Trade & Society 21-12-2010

    China urged European authorities to back their tough talk with action on Tuesday (21 December) by showing they can contain the euro zone's simmering debt problems and pull the bloc out of its crisis soon.

  • The structure of institutional reforms

    Opinion | Euro & Finance 27-10-2010

    EU member states must stop claiming that the euro is in crisis and follow stricter budgetary rules, argues Jürgen Stark, former vice-president of the Deutsche Bundesbank and a member of the executive board of the European Central Bank.

  • Rebuilding euro governance

    Opinion | Euro & Finance 24-09-2010

    Leaving greater scope to financial markets is the best way to achieve the original aims of the euro, writes Niels Thygesen, professor of economics (emeritus) at the University of Copenhagen and a former independent member of the Delors Committee on Economic and Monetary Union in 1988-1989.

  • Can we regulate systemic risk?

    Opinion | Euro & Finance 16-08-2010

    It is worth trying to regulate whatever has made the global economy highly unbalanced and vulnerable to further crises, writes Michael Spence, a Nobel laureate in economics, professor emeritus at Stanford University and chair of the Commission on Growth and Development.

  • France, Germany seek to curb national debt trading

    News | Euro & Finance 02-03-2010

    The EU, "driven by France and to a lesser extent Germany," will try to restrict the trading of sovereign debt to those who own the underlying bonds, according to diplomats, who say the move is aimed at preventing a repeat of the Greek crisis elsewhere.

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