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3 hrs ago | Bloomberg

Coeure Says ECB Is Ready to Adjust Policy Direction

The European Central Bank is prepared to alter monetary policy further and boost funding to banks to encourage lending, Executive Board member Benoit Coeure said in Ta Nea newspaper today.

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7 hrs ago | EKathimerini

Disappearing inflation heightens Draghi concerns

Eurozone inflation dropped to a fresh five-year low in August, data showed on Friday, something likely to concern the European Central Bank but not force it into immediate policy action.

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10 hrs ago | Inman

As Fed tapers, Europe may just be getting started

Here in the U.S. we enjoy the sturdiest economic situation in the world, no matter how creaky it may feel.

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Fri Aug 29, 2014

Reuters

Business-News-Schedule at 1230 GMT / 8.30 Am Et

BRUSSELS/FRANKFURT - Euro zone inflation drops to a five-year low in August, data shows, something likely to concern the European Central Bank but not force it into immediate policy action.

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Reuters

German landesbank HSH says well prepared for ECB tests

German state-backed lender HSH Nordbank on Friday said it is confident of its capital cushion but could not exclude a risk of falling short in a European Central Bank test of the landesbank's ability to withstand financial shocks.

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Investor's Business Daily

Economic News Today: Consumers Cheery, Spending Less

Consumers cut spending in July, the first drop since January. But they were more confident in August.

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Examiner.com

Germany has reached the end of the line for bailing out the rest of Eurozone

On Aug. 28, German Finance Minister Wolfgang Schaeuble was a guest on Bloomberg TV and spoke out on the growing concerns by members of the European Union that the ECB should begin channeling money and liquidity to broke sovereign countries in light of the declining economic conditions occurring within the Eurozone.

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EKathimerini

Greece's top banks said to seek up to 5.4 bln euros in ECB loans

Greece's four biggest banks are seeking as much as 5.4 billion euros from the European Central Bank's first auction of cash aimed at boosting loans to companies and households, according to people with direct knowledge of the plans.

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SFGate

Eurozone Inflation Falls Closer to Zero

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The Globe and Mail

Disappearing euro zone inflation set to heighten ECB concerns

A structure showing the Euro currency sign is seen in front of the European Central Bank headquarters in Frankfurt July 11, 2012.

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BBC News

Euro inflation nears five-year low

The eurozone inflation rate has fallen to 0.3% in August, near a five-year low, adding to fears of a deflationary spiral, according to Eurostat figures.

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EKathimerini

Greek quest for debt relief faces hurdles in Paris

As Greek Prime Minister Antonis Samaras tries to follow Ireland and Portugal out the bailout exit door, he faces a month of bargaining.

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Thu Aug 28, 2014

West Australian

French company chiefs want more aggressive euro policy

Two captains of French industry called on euro-zone policy makers to act more forcefully to lower the euro's exchange rate to make European firms more competitive and counter what they said was unfair currency manipulation by other world powers.

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Wall Street Journal

Grand Central: Paths Diverge For Yellen and Draghi on Inflation Expectations

HILSENRATH'S TAKE Why in Jackson Hole last week did Mario Draghi signal more easing by the European Central Bank while Janet Yellen signaled the Federal Reserve is taking a patient path toward interest rate increases? Inflation expectations are behaving differently.

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Wall Street Journal

Dutch Banks Steer Funds Away From ECB

Dutch banks are steering large amounts of cash away from the European Central Bank in response to the ECB's move to adopt negative rates on bank deposits, but they aren't using the money to boost lending and growth.

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EKathimerini

Hardouvelis, ECB executive discuss bank program, stress tests

A European Central Bank scheme aimed at easing credit conditions in the eurozone was said to have topped the agenda of talks on Thursday between Finance Minister Gikas Hardouvelis and Benoit Coeure, a member of the ECB's managing board who is on an official visit to Athens.

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The Economist

The euro zone: That sinking feeling

If Germany, France and Italy cannot find a way to refloat Europe's economy, the euro may yet be doomed JUST a few months ago the euro zone's leaders believed that, having weathered the storm, they were set fair at last.

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Jerusalem Post

Euro Zone Private Sector Lending -1.6% vs. -1.5% forecast

Investing.com - Private sector lending in the euro zone rose less-than-expected last month, official data showed on Thursday.

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Sys-Con Media

The Conference Board Leading Economic IndexA (LEI) for the Euro Area Increased in July

"Although the majority of the leading indicators have improved slightly over the last six months, weakness in economic sentiment and business expectations persists amid the uncertainty surrounding the crisis in the Ukraine.

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Wed Aug 27, 2014

Jerusalem Post

Gold prices flat to higher in Asia as market eyes India demand

Investing.com - Gold prices were flat to hiher in Asia on Thursday with investors focused on seasonal physical demand from India as families buy gold jewelry ahead of the fall wedding season and the Hindu festival of Diwali.

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