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China’s Xi: Considers more involvement In EU debt crisis – Bloomberg

Posted by seumasach on February 20, 2012

ForexLive

20th February, 2012

China’s VP Xi Jinping, in a speech in Dublin last night, said his country is considering more support for Europe.

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Downgrade the rating agencies

Posted by seumasach on January 26, 2012

It really is unusual to read such a sane analysis in the British press!

Philip Stephens

FT

19th January, 2012

I keep hearing people say don’t blame the rating agencies. My first reaction is why not? After due and sober reflection my considered response is why the hell not?

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Merkozy to Seek New EU Treaty to Tackle Crisis

Posted by seumasach on December 6, 2011

This puts Cameron in a very interesting situation. If he tries to continue Britain’s wrecking game he’ll find that the EU simply ceases to have a real existence and is replaced by the Eurozone; if he goes along with this plan he will face the wrath of his party’s lunatic eurosceptics.

Spiegel

5th December, 2011

German Chancellor Angela Merkel and French President Nicolas Sarkozy gave a crucial show of unity in the euro crisis on Monday, announcing after a meeting in Paris that they will push for a new treaty, either among all 27 EU members or just the 17 countries in the euro zone, to force member states to adhere to tighter budget discipline in the future.

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