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U.S. Urges Allies To Think Twice Before Joining China-Led Bank

Reuters | Matthias Sobolewski and Jason Lange | Posted 05.18.2015 | World

By Matthias Sobolewski and Jason Lange BERLIN/WASHINGTON, March 17 (Reuters) - The United States has urged countries to think twice be...

Breaking: Greece Threatened 'Feta Dump' During Bailout Crisis

David Shayne | Posted 05.05.2015 | Comedy
David Shayne

Inside sources report Greek Finance Minister Yanis Varoufakis resorted to hostile threats last month as bailout negotiations with the country's creditors faltered.

German Minister: Offshore Tax Haven Report Will 'Increase Pressure'

Reuters | Posted 06.05.2013 | Business

By Stephen Brown BERLIN, April 5 (Reuters) - German Finance Minister Wolfgang Schaeuble said on Friday he was glad the identities of t...

Can Cyprus's Sacrifice Save the Eurozone?

Justine Frangouli-Argyris | Posted 05.21.2013 | World
Justine Frangouli-Argyris

Will the government opt to raid some state pension or insurance funds that have already been contributing their share by buying up large sums of national bonds? Will the Europeans back down and ultimately agree to some alternative bailout deal that leaves savings untouched?

Corruption Takes Center Stage in Greek-Euro Crisis

Frank Vogl | Posted 12.30.2012 | World
Frank Vogl

It is a long way from the courtroom in Athens that hosts Costas Vaxevanis to the arena of high global finance that Merkel bestrides, but the connection highlights the depth, the intractability and the complexity of the European financial crisis.

German Finance Minister: Euro 'A Clear Success Story'

Reuters | Posted 03.02.2012 | Business

Policymakers marked the 10th anniversary on Sunday of the introduction of euro notes and coins by urging governments in the currency bloc to save and ...

German Finance Minister Details Debt Fund Plan Before European Union Summit

Posted 12.04.2011 | Home

BERLIN (Madeline Chambers) - Germany's Finance Minister spelled out details on Saturday of his proposal for national redemption funds for excess sover...

German Finance Minister's Plan For Eurozone Redemption

Posted 12.03.2011 | Business

BERLIN (Reuters) - Germany's Finance Minister spelled out details on Saturday of his proposal for national redemption funds for excess sovereign debt ...

German Finance Minister: Eurozone States Must Give EU More Power

Posted 01.12.2012 | Business

BERLIN - Euro zone states must do more at a European level and pass some of their responsibilities for budget setting and fiscal policy to European in...

German Finance Minister: Greece Will Be Competitive In a Decade

Posted 11.24.2011 | Business

German Finance Minister Wolfgang Schaeuble said in a magazine interview published on Saturday that Greece would not be able to return to capital marke...

Greece May Get More Time To Repay Bailout

Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

PARIS/ATHENS (By Paul Taylor and George Georgiopoulos) - Support is gaining ground in the euro zone for giving Greece more time to pay back its EU bai...

France, Germany Say The Euro Is Safe, But Investors Aren't So Sure

Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

BERLIN/PARIS (By Erik Kirschbaum and Daniel Flynn): Germany and France declared on Monday that Europe had taken decisive action to save the euro by re...

EU Denies Pushing Portugal Towards A Bailout

Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

BERLIN/LISBON: European officials denied "absolutely false" reports Portugal was under pressure to seek a bailout and Spain ruled out on Friday needin...

Germany: Restoring Euro Is A 'Top Priority', As Euro Slips To 4-Year Low

Yahoo! News | Marc Jones and Paul Carrel | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

BERLIN (Reuters) -- Germany said restoring confidence in the euro was its "top priority," demanding tougher regulation and oversight on Thursday to pr...

Germans Want to Spy on Hedge Funds

BusinessWeek | Andrew MacAskill and Tony Czuczka | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

Germany's Finance Minister Wolfgang Schaeuble told the Bundestag on March 16 that the country may have to consider ordering "intelligence agencies to ...