Moody's rating agency has downgraded the eurozone rescue fund, the ESM, in the same week that Greece has gotten more bailout money and France's rating was cut. More trouble ahead for the eurozone?
Joblessness in the euro currency area fell slightly in February as growth remained tepid. The sovereign debt crisis is still hampering job creation in Greece and Spain, while the German labor market continues to shine.
The European Central Bank is responsible for price stability in Europe. DIW Director Marcel Fratzscher says the independence of the ECB should not be called into question - nor should the institution be politicized.
Euroskepticism and a rejection of establishment parties are on the rise in the EU. Amid the turmoil, a recent survey has looked at out how Germany and other EU states view a possible "Brexit" and its consequences.
At a meeting with the world's top five economic organizations, German Chancellor Angela Merkel called on the IMF to remain part of Greek bailout efforts as worries about a new debt crisis appeared stronger.
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