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Two sides of the same coin?

The European Central Bank has emerged from the euro crisis as the main actor keeping the currency union together. It could take drastic action in part due to its independence, and its status as the sole truly supranational institution in euro...
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European Investment Bank: From words to action

For the past years, the EIB has hosted an annual conference for civil society organisations, where the latter can air their concerns and be heard directly by EIB staff and members of the EIB governing bodies, engage in a dialogue and get direct...
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Report launch on the European Investment Bank

The European Investment Bank (EIB) emerged is a major actor in the EU’s response to the economic crisis. Both the EIB and the European Fund for Strategic Investments (EFSI) have a huge responsibility in kick-starting investment across Europe,...
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Fudging the Eurozone budget rules

Yesterday the European Commission effectively proposed to cancel sanctions against Spain and Portugal foreseen by EU budget rules, subject to the approval of Eurozone governments. While more flexible budget rules are welcome, their reinterpretation...