from MacroScope:

ECB deflation risk denial has echoes of 2009

January 31, 2014

Euro zone policymakers like to talk. They often contradict each other at separate speaking engagements on the same day. But they have struck a chorus in recent weeks, asserting that deflation is not a threat.

from Financial Regulatory Forum:

ECB says can’t bail out Greece, sees contagion risk

By Reuters Staff
February 9, 2010

By Boris Groendahl and Terhi Kinnunen

VIENNA/HELSINKI, Feb 9 (Reuters) - Greece must get its own house in order itself as the European Central Bank cannot bail it out, two ECB policymakers reiterated on Tuesday.

from Financial Regulatory Forum:

Austria nationalises Hypo to avoid bank’s collapse

By Reuters Staff
December 14, 2009

By Christian Gutlederer and Peter Maushagen

VIENNA/MUNICH, Dec 14 (Reuters) - Austria nationalised Hypo Group Alpe Adria on Monday to avoid a collapse that could have undermined trust in banks in eastern Europe and cast doubt over Austria's and Germany's backing of state-owned lenders.