German supreme judges declare war on the euro

Published on : 05/06/2020 – 10:29 In the midst of the coronavirus crisis, a new judgment of the German Constitutional Court calls into question the independence of the European Central Bank. With what consequences for the euro zone? The emergency plan of 750 billion euros decided a month ago by the ECB to support the […]

Bruno Le Maire: “The European Union is protection, not a problem”

The coronavirus will cause a “dizzying” economic crisis that will widen the differences between the North and the South of the Union, warns Bruno Le Maire, the Minister of Economy and Finance. If the 27 fail to pool the debt to finance reconstruction spending, the Union and the euro area will be doomed to disappear. […]

Concern rises over inflammation affecting children

The alert is worrying and the many pending questions will inevitably fuel anxiety. For several weeks, several medical teams in Europe have been worried about the growing appearance of serious inflammatory syndromes in children, some of which are associated with myocarditis (inflammation of the heart muscle). These teams wonder about the potential link with the […]

Brussels estimates that the eurozone’s GDP will contract between 5% and 10% this year

TheEuropean Commission estimates that the eurozone economy will contract between 5% and 10%this year as a consequence of the confinement measures adopted to stop the spread of the coronavirus and advocates an “ambitious and firm” response that prevents an increase in divergences in the block. This has been ensured by the economic vice president of […]

Eurogroup struggles to decide how to counter coronavirus

How to prevent the European economy from collapsing, when the Old Continent has become the epicenter of the coronavirus pandemic? This is the thorny question that European finance ministers tried to answer on Monday March 16 by videoconference. Because for the Eurogroup (which was held between the 27 countries of the European Union and not […]

Coronabonds, the united tool that fractures Europe

Published on : 04/07/2020 – 11:47 All heavily affected by the coronavirus, the 27 EU member countries are more divided than ever on the issue of coronabonds, mutualized joint obligations dedicated to the coronavirus. The finance ministers of the euro zone are to decide this Tuesday afternoon by videoconference. How do these coronabonds work? Is […]

industrial production down in 2019

Published on : 02/10/2020 – 22:00 Italian industry is under pressure. For the first time since 2014, the country recorded a significant drop in its industrial production: minus 1.3% in 2019. A figure heralding a general deterioration of the Italian economy. For a year, month after month, Italy has seen its production fall. Almost all […]