Paul Taylor

BIS chief says too much pressure on central banks for growth

By Paul Taylor
January 24, 2013

DAVOS, Switzerland, Jan 24 (Reuters) – Central banks are
coming under too much pressure from politicians to act to
promote growth and weaken currencies, the head of the world’s
central banking forum said on Thursday.

Analysis: Davos leaders uneasy over glut of easy money

By Paul Taylor
January 22, 2013

DAVOS, Switzerland (Reuters) – The world is awash in easy money, with consequences that are starting to worry some central bankers and business leaders at the Davos World Economic Forum (WEF), though so far inflation fears seem overdone.

Davos leaders uneasy over glut of easy money

By Paul Taylor
January 22, 2013

DAVOS, Switzerland, Jan 22 (Reuters) – The world is awash in
easy money, with consequences that are starting to worry some
central bankers and business leaders at the Davos World Economic
Forum (WEF), though so far inflation fears seem overdone.

Cameron leading Britain into minefield on EU

By Paul Taylor
January 21, 2013

LONDON, Jan 21 (Reuters) – Prime Minister David Cameron is
leading Britain into a minefield in seeking to renegotiate its
terms of membership of the European Union. His gamble could
easily end in a bust.

Analysis: Cameron leading Britain into minefield on EU

By Paul Taylor
January 21, 2013

LONDON (Reuters) – Prime Minister David Cameron is leading Britain into a minefield in seeking to renegotiate its terms of membership of the European Union. His gamble could easily end in a bust.

France should debate what it wants from EU – Barnier

By Paul Taylor
January 14, 2013

PARIS (Reuters) – France should hold a national debate, like Germany or Britain, on what it wants out of the European Union without waiting for Berlin to define the next stage in European integration, France’s European commissioner said on Monday.

Germany rebuffs EU call for more risk-sharing

By Paul Taylor
December 14, 2012

BRUSSELS, Dec 14 (Reuters) – Germany rebuffed calls for more
financial risk-sharing in the euro zone on Friday, rejecting a
proposal for a fund to help debt-laden countries cope with
economic shocks and leaving open who would pay to wind down
stricken banks.

EU leaders promise further steps to quell crisis

By Paul Taylor
December 14, 2012

BRUSSELS, Dec 13 (Reuters) – European leaders agreed to
press on with further steps to shore up their finances and
sustain momentum in tackling the debt crisis on Friday, a day
after clinching a deal on banking supervision and approving
long-delayed aid to Greece.

Greece gets new EU aid, declares “Grexit” era dead

By Paul Taylor
December 13, 2012

BRUSSELS, Dec 13 (Reuters) – The euro zone agreed on
Thursday to provide nearly 50 billion euros ($64 billion) in
long-delayed aid to Athens, prompting its Prime Minister Antonis
Samaras to declare an end to talk of a Greek exit from the
single currency.

Franco-German chill reshuffles cards in Europe

By Paul Taylor
December 10, 2012

PARIS (Reuters) – A chill has settled over the Rhine seven months after the election of Socialist French President Francois Hollande, reshuffling the cards in Europe’s perpetual power game.