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This story about an IMF warning about austerity measures was published by EurActiv on 22nd July 2010. The current drive to cut government debt and spending in the euro zone could reduce the region’s economic growth in the coming years, the International Monetary Fund said yesterday (21 July). The IMF’s European Department published a report… » read more

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This story about a voluntary banking rescue fund was published by EurActiv on 13th July 2010. European Banking Federation President Alessandro Profumo yesterday (12 July) offered to set up a voluntary €20 billion rescue fund for failing banks funded by the top 20 EU credit institutions. Although the move follows Brussels’ push in this direction,… » read more

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This story about potential sanctions for budget offenders was published by EurActiv on 17th June 2010. Imposing tougher sanctions on countries with debt problems, such as Greece, would exacerbate the economic crisis and disadvantage Eastern European countries, diplomats said ahead of a summit today (17 June) on strengthening EU budget discipline rules. EU leaders will… » read more

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