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Adelina Marini
Today is a #Eurogroup day. The euro area finance ministers will meet in their usual format and in an expanded format. In the usual format they will discuss the #Greece bailout, the establishment of a European Monetary Fund and the nominations for Vice President of the ECB to replace outgoing Vitor Constancio. In the expanded format, which includes non-euro area countries, the completion of the banking union is on the agenda. Stay tuned for details
19 February 2018 14:25
Adelina Marini #Eurogroup #Cohesion policy is no longer that important as before, said #Finland's FinMin Petteri Orpo. He added that there has to be conditionality in the cohesion policy - if you adhere to the EU values and the rule of law you will get money. The main priorities for him in the next multiannual EU budget are defence, research, migration, security, agriculture
19 February 2018 14:55
Adelina Marini #Eurogroup #MFF Pierre Moscovici: We have to increase the common EU budget. The current ceiling of 1% is not enough
19 February 2018 15:04
Adelina Marini #Eurogroup #ECB Mario Centeno: The Irish candidate (Philip Lane) has withdrawn his candidacy) for the vicepresidential seat in the ECB. The only candidate now remains Spain's FinMin Luis De Guindos
19 February 2018 15:11
Adelina Marini #Eurogroup German Finance Minister Peter Altmeier joined his French counterpart Bruno Le Maire to explain, in French, how strong the Franco-German partnership is
19 February 2018 15:22
Adelina Marini #Eurogroup Bruno Le Maire explained that with the election of Luis De Guindos as vice president of the ECB no red line is crossed (appointing a politician to a banker's position) because the Spanish finance minister has sufficient experience and expertise
19 February 2018 15:24
Adelina Marini Mario Centeno: The #Eurogroup approved Luis De Guindos to become vice president of the #ECB. The decision was unanimous
19 February 2018 19:49
Adelina Marini Centeno: Excellent news on #Greece
19 February 2018 19:49
Adelina Marini #Eurogroup #Centeno: We congratulated the Irish authorities for the strong economic performance
19 February 2018 19:50
Adelina Marini #Eurogroup #Centeno: We agreed the role of the #ESM to be further developed
19 February 2018 19:51
Adelina Marini #Eurogroup Pierre #Moscovici: 99% of the third review [of the #Greece programme] is complete. The 2 remaining prior actions are generally outside the power of the Greek government. One of the issues is e-procurement
19 February 2018 19:54
Adelina Marini #Eurogroup Moscovici: #Greece has to become a normal member of the euro area
19 February 2018 19:56
Adelina Marini #Eurogroup #Moscovici: The overall picture of #Ireland is bright
19 February 2018 19:57
Adelina Marini #Eurogroup #Moscovici: We believe the #ESM should be anchored in European legislation. I hope that we can all agree in the very near future because a credible backstop is vital to underpin the banking union
19 February 2018 19:58
Adelina Marini #Eurogroup #Regling: National procedures on approving the 4th tranche of 6.7 bn euros for #Greece can now begin
19 February 2018 20:03
Adelina Marini #Eurogroup #Greece #Regling: Given where we are now I don't think the first sub-tranche will be disbursed before the first half of March
19 February 2018 20:04
Adelina Marini #Eurogroup #ECB Centeno: This was a competitive process - all countries were able to send applications for the position
19 February 2018 20:09
Adelina Marini #Eurogroup #Centeno: Nothing special happened today (on the tensions between #ECB chief Matio #Draghi and Greek FinMin Euclid Tsakalotos)
19 February 2018 20:13
Adelina Marini #Eurogroup #Greece #Centeno: A first discussion on the Greek growth mechanism can start in March or April
19 February 2018 20:15
Adelina Marini #Eurogroup #Centeno: At this stage the situation around the #Latvian central bank is a domestic issue
19 February 2018 20:16
Adelina Marini #Eurogroup #Moscovici: You seem to overestimate that discussion (between Draghi and Tsakalotos). Sometimes there are lively discussions among us
19 February 2018 20:19
Adelina Marini #Eurogroup #Centeno: Not all members of the board of the #ECB had prior experience as central bankers
19 February 2018 20:21
Adelina Marini #Eurogroup #ECB #Centeno: It's a very open and transparent process (the election of De Guindos)
19 February 2018 20:24
Adelina Marini To sum up today's #Eurogroup. The main issue was the controversy around the election of Spain's FinMin Luis De Guindos as ECB VP. Second issue was whether there was a big drama between ECB chief Mario Draghi and #Greece FinMin Euclid Tsakalotos. No news regarding the subjects on the agenda - Greece, Ireland, EMU, banking union
19 February 2018 20:29
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Adelina Marini
Euro area finance ministers are gathering together for a regular Eurogroup meeting. Main topics on the agenda - the implementation of all prior actions by #Greece and the preparation of the euro area summit in end-March. Stay tuned for live updates
12 March 2018 14:32
Adelina Marini #Eurogroup #Greece #Moscovici: It will be a major test of credibility for the rest of our discussions
12 March 2018 18:15
Adelina Marini
#ECB decided after today's Governing Council meeting to keep the key interest rates unchanged. Regarding non-standard monetary measures the ECB for the first time decided not to increase the pace of asset purchases in case of a need
8 March 2018 14:36
Adelina Marini #ECB #Draghi: Often there are unconscious biases that play a role
8 March 2018 15:18
Adelina Marini
#ECB The meeting of the economic committee of EP continues with a hearing of Luis De Guindos, who was elected by the #Eurogroup to be the next ECB vice president after the term of Vitor Constancio expires in June
26 February 2018 17:45
Adelina Marini #ECB De Guindos: Due to demographics and inflation hovering around 2% I think that the non-conventional measures could be modified later and they could become more conventional over time
26 February 2018 18:52

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