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Euro Falls As World Finance Leaders Discuss Europe
NEW YORK (AP) — The euro is falling against the dollar as leaders from the world’s seven wealthiest nations discuss solutions to Europe’s ongoing debt crisis. The euro fell to $1.2435 in afternoon trading from $1.2494 late Monday. Finance ministers and central bank presidents fr…
Euro Vs Dollar As Europe Raises Bailout Fund
NEW YORK (AP) — The euro is rising against the dollar after the 17 nations that use the euro added to their bailout fund for countries troubled by debt. The euro group raised the emergency fund to to $1.1 trillion. In Spain, the new conservative government unveiled a $36 billion deficit-reduc…
Euro Drops Below $1.30 For First Time Since Jan.
LONDON (AP) — The euro has fallen below $1.30 for the first time since Jan. 12 amid ongoing concerns that last week’s summit of EU leaders has not gone far enough in fixing the currency. Europe’s single currency, which is used by 17 nations, has managed to hold its own for much …
Markets Fall As Mood Darkens Over EU Crisis Pact
PARIS (AP) — Enthusiasm for riskier assets such as stocks and the euro faded Monday as investors worried that Europe’s new pact aimed at fixing the continent’s debt crisis would be insufficient. Markets had rallied on Friday, when the European Union adopted a new fiscal pact mea…
23 EU Nations Agree To New Treaty To Save Euro
BRUSSELS (AP) — The 17 countries that use the euro, plus six of their European Union partners, agreed Friday to an ambitious treaty tying their finances together in the hopes of solving Europe’s debt crisis. At the same time, opposition led by Britain created a deep rift in the union. …
Stocks Rise As European Leaders Hash Out Plans
Stocks rose broadly in morning trading Monday on hopes for a plan to restore long-term confidence in the euro. The Dow Jones industrial average jumped 140 points, led by banks. Italian bond yields dropped sharply after a new government there introduced new austerity measures aimed at restoring confi…