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Germany seeks to defuse row with EU over minimum pay for foreign truckers

cep expert Sohn: Brussels will now have to check whether the German regulation is curtailing the freedom of services in the EU

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EU's Katainen: European investment fund will create around 1.3 million jobs

EU Commission Vice-President: Main target is to get projects with higher risk and higher return started

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EU's Juncker: Another debt cut for Greece is currently "not on the radar screen"

cep chairman Gerken: Even a complete debt forgiveness would not solve Greece's problems

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ECB strictly opposes participation in any debt cut for Greece

ECB Executive Board member Coeure: It's absolutely clear that we cannot agree to a debt relief that includes Greek bonds that are located at the ECB

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ECB launches broad-based bond purchasing program

cep expert Van Roosebeke: ECB risks creating bubbles on financial markets and slowing reform efforts in eurozone states

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EU to call Germany to account over minimum wage for foreign truckers

cep expert Sohn: Highway toll for foreigners has failed. Now it will be interesting to see how Germany wants to defend the minimum wage for foreigners

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ECB will most likely adopt government bond purchasing program this week

cep expert Van Roosebeke: Whether the ECB will activate the program right away remains unclear

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Deterioration of Greece’s creditworthiness accelerates

The cepDefault-Index for Greece has now fallen below the level of 2010

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Swiss National Bank ends euro peg in surprise move

cep expert Van Roosebeke sees SNB decision linked to expected massive ECB government bond purchases

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ECJ advocate general gives green light for ECB's bond purchasing program

cep expert Van Roosebeke: One would have preferred clearly defined limits for government bond purchases

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