Greece fails to reach initial deal on further aid in talks with EU and IMF
cep economist Matthias Kullas tells German national broadcaster Deutschlandfunk that the EU needs to keep the door open for Greece to eventually make the reforms necessary to qualify for further financial aid...read more
"Greek crisis makes conflict of interest inside ECB visible"
cep financial market expert Bert Van Roosebeke: European banking supervision head Nouy has to be prepared for tough questions in ECON committee on conflict of interest between monetary policy and banking supervision in ECB...read more
Policy debate on the Digital Single Market Strategy
Today, the European Commission will hold a policy debate on its digital single market strategy and will exchange first concrete ideas and suggestions....read more
European Council adopts framework for Energy Union
cep energy expert Moritz Bonn says bundled gas purchases will help to strengthen the bargaining position of EU member states towards Russia...read more
"German government is deliberately entering a legal dispute at the ECJ"
cep traffic expert Goetz Reichert believes Germany's passenger car toll system will be stopped by the European Court of Justice...read more
"We won't keep Greece in the eurozone at any price"
EU Economic Affairs Commissioner Moscovici in an interview with German daily Die Welt issues a severe warning to Greece's new government...read more
"An exit of Greece from the euro is not without risk"
cep economics expert Kullas: Nobody can predict how capital markets would react to a 'Grexit'...read more
European Council president Tusk warns vividly against risk of a 'Graccident'
cep economics expert Kullas believes risk is being exaggerated: "A 'Graccident' will not happen"...read more
ECB says it is well on track to reaching its intended bond buying goal
cep financial market expert Van Roosebeke: German Bundesbank will make losses due to the program. However, sharing of profits and losses between the central banks of the eurozone has not been finally settled yet....read more