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Taking action against deflation You need an active subscription to read this article

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Draghi may cut interest rates to negative levels.

Mario Draghi, the President of the European Central Bank (ECB), on Saturday (12 April) gave the clearest indication yet that the ECB will act to counter low inflation and a strong euro by cutting eurozone interest rates to negative levels.

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Finance ministers upbeat about eurozone recovery You need an active subscription to read this article

Finance ministers and central bank governors meeting in Washington over the weekend sounded a cautiously upbeat note about the eurozone economy.

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Europe's bogus banking union You need an active subscription to read this article

The banking union will harden the divides between the north and south and the core and periphery.

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Greece makes successful return to bond market

Money bolsters government ahead of European elections and in dealings with troika.

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Inflation worries ahead of IMF talks You need an active subscription to read this article

Fragile eurozone will cause concern at IMF meeting.

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EU plans to tackle undeclared work You need an active subscription to read this article

4% of Europeans admit to being paid under the table.

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OECD says economic reforms are working, but slowly

Reports highlight progress, but there is still a great deal of work to do.

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ECB leaves rates unchanged

Draghi defends decision not to take action, says governing council talked about quantitative easing.

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Greece gets approval for €8.3bn after meeting troika's conditions

Move ends six months of uncertainty.

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The EU's crisis of solidarity over the euro emboldened Russia in Ukraine.

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Eurogroup approves €8.3 billion in aid for Greece

Finance ministers end months of uncertainty over next instalment of Greece's bail-out.

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Finance ministers meet in Athens You need an active subscription to read this article

Informal meeting to discuss slow recovery.

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Inflation in eurozone drops to lowest level in five years

Labour market remains weak despite economic recovery

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Confidence grows in eurozone recovery

The Netherlands and Spain lead improvement in consumer and business outlook.

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Germany signals some support for UK over EU reform

Finance ministers call for safeguards for member states outside the eurozone.

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    1. Germany signals some support for UK over EU reform

      Finance ministers call for safeguards for member states outside the eurozone.
    2. ECB leaves rates unchanged

      Draghi defends decision not to take action, says governing council talked about quantitative easing.
    3. Commission seeks to reduce economy's reliance on banks

      Strategy aims to increase investment in SMEs and infrastructure.
    4. Confidence grows in eurozone recovery

      The Netherlands and Spain lead improvement in consumer and business outlook.

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    Special report: Taxation

    Published Thursday, 27 February 2014

    The EU's attempts to reform taxation rules.

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    • Tax reform: a pressing issue

      The economic crisis exposed weaknesses in public finances. A global approach to reforming tax systems is now required.

    • Setting the tempo

      The world's most developed economies realise it is in their own interests to increase co-operation on tax issues.

    • Toughening up on tax competition

      While a healthy level of tax competition may be considered beneficial, the current system is unfair.

    • Harmonising tax laws will prove difficult

      The EU is keen to introduce EU-wide reforms, but is facing opposition from its member states at every turn

    • The complexities of VAT

      The European Commission is taking steps to simplify rules on value-added tax, but a single unified VAT regime remains a long way off

    • State-aid surveillance

      The European Commission is renewing its scrutiny of tax breaks and incentives across the EU

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