Paul Taylor

Analysis – Europe’s state of disunion hinges on sovereignty

By Paul Taylor
September 28, 2011

PARIS (Reuters) – When European Commission President Jose Manuel Barroso began his annual State of the Union address by declaring that “we are facing the greatest challenge in the history of our union,” it was an understatement rather than hyperbole.

Analysis – Chinese demand could hasten euro zone bonds

By Paul Taylor
September 19, 2011

PARIS (Reuters) – While European politicians battle over whether to issue common euro zone bonds to help resolve the currency area’s sovereign debt crisis, China could influence the outcome.

Chinese demand could hasten euro zone bonds

By Paul Taylor
September 19, 2011

PARIS (Reuters) – While European politicians battle over whether to issue common euro zone bonds to help resolve the currency area’s sovereign debt crisis, China could influence the outcome.

Greek default jitters hammer French banks, euro

By Paul Taylor
September 12, 2011

PARIS, Sept 12 (Reuters) – Growing fears of a Greek default
sent a hurricane through heavily exposed French banks on Monday
and hit the euro as investor confidence in the European currency
area’s ability to surmount a sovereign debt crisis ebbed.

Stark ECB exit hits shaky euro zone at worst time

By Paul Taylor
September 12, 2011

PARIS (Reuters) – The resignation of the top German official at the European Central Bank could hardly have come at a worse time for euro zone policymakers as they grope for a way out of the deepest crisis in the single currency’s 12-year history.

Analysis: Stark ECB exit hits shaky euro zone at worst time

By Paul Taylor
September 11, 2011

PARIS (Reuters) – The resignation of the top German official at the European Central Bank could hardly have come at a worse time for euro zone policymakers as they grope for a way out of the deepest crisis in the single currency’s 12-year history.