In a leaked memo seen last month, it was revealed that the Finns had already drawn up contingency plans for a Greek exit from the euro. Although ostensibly a sensible measure for any finance ministry to contemplate, the document confirmed the Finns' ...
Greece's major creditors are not ready to let the country drop out of the euro as long as Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras shows willingness to meet at least some key demands, according to two people familiar with the discussions.
Describing speculation that the fledgling 60 billion-euro-a- month scheme would be scaled back as "surprising", ECB President Mario Draghi made clear quantitative easing would last until September 2016 or until inflation was back up to target.
pound-to-euro-exchange-rates-6 At the close of the week the Pound Sterling to Euro (GBP/EUR) exchange rate drifted back below the 1.39 level while the Pound Sterling to US Dollar (GBP/USD) exchange rate failed to hold at 1.50.
The euro has never been less popular with the international trading community. The Commodity Futures Trading Commission compiles figures comparing bullish and bearish bets on the currency versus the dollar.