Paul Taylor

Euro crisis tests limits of “French exception”

By Paul Taylor
September 17, 2012

PARIS (Reuters) – The French consider themselves an exceptional lot. With much of the world’s finest food, wine, landscape, architecture, literature and arts, it’s hardly surprising.

Analysis: Euro crisis tests limits of “French exception”

By Paul Taylor
September 17, 2012

PARIS (Reuters) – The French consider themselves an exceptional lot. With much of the world’s finest food, wine, landscape, architecture, literature and arts, it’s hardly surprising.

Euro zone advancing through obstacle course

By Paul Taylor
September 13, 2012

PARIS (Reuters) – Europe has cleared more obstacles on the road to containing its sovereign debt crisis and stabilising the euro zone after Germany’s constitutional court allowed a permanent bailout fund to go ahead and the Dutch voted for pro-European parties.

Analysis: Euro zone advancing through obstacle course

By Paul Taylor
September 12, 2012

PARIS (Reuters) – Europe has cleared more key obstacles on the road to containing its sovereign debt crisis and stabilizing the euro zone after Germany’s constitutional court allowed a permanent bailout fund to go ahead.

Euro zone enters dangerous week buoyed by ECB

By Paul Taylor
September 9, 2012

PARIS (Reuters) – The euro zone enters a dangerous week, strewn with potential landmines, in a somewhat more optimistic mood after investors welcomed a European Central Bank plan to prevent a breakup of the single currency.

ECB sets stage for euro rescue but will Spain jump?

By Paul Taylor
September 6, 2012

PARIS (Reuters) – European Central Bank President Mario Draghi has delivered a roadmap for rescuing the euro zone from potential meltdown but the onus is now on Spain to swallow its pride and apply for help to bring down crippling borrowing costs.

Analysis: ECB sets stage for euro rescue but will Spain jump?

By Paul Taylor
September 6, 2012

PARIS (Reuters) – European Central Bank President Mario Draghi has delivered a roadmap for rescuing the euro zone from potential meltdown but the onus is now on Spain to swallow its pride and apply for help to bring down crippling borrowing costs.