BUCHAREST (Reuters) - Romania's leftist prime minister, Victor Ponta, said on Friday he had appointed the government's EU funds minister, Eugen Teodorovici, as the new finance minister.
Just days after Greek FinMin Yanis Varoufakis' comments about hoping the Greek people will continue to back the government "after the rift," were played down by Syriza; ekathimerini reports that Alternate Finance Minister Euclid Tsakalotos...Show More Summary
German Finance Minister Wolfgang Schäuble said it isn't fair for international finance officials to support European Central Bank quantitative easing, while at the same time criticizing Germany's current account surplus, given that the former causes the latter to rise.
Greece's list of reforms is ready, according to Bloomberg, via a government spokesman. Athens' new Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras and finance minister Yanis Varoufakis negotiated an extension to the country's bailout in February — but...Show More Summary
ATHENS (Reuters) - Greece's outspoken Finance Minister Yanis Varoufakis is not planning to resign, two Greek government officials said on Friday, denying a report in Germany's Bild newspaper.
Finance Minister decries 'crisis of trust' as Athens scrambles to compile reform list.
BERLIN (Reuters) - German Finance Minister Wolfgang Schaeuble said on Thursday that record low interest rates were causing considerable problems in Germany but added that he was not criticizing the European Central Bank which needed to defend its inflation target. Show More Summary
``Russian Deputy Finance Minister Sergey Storchak said March 17 that the nation isn't taking part in the debt negotiations because it's an "official" creditor, not a private bondholder.''
Finance Minister pleads with investors pushing for more rapid policy change.
JAKARTA (Reuters) - Indonesia wants to play a major role in a new Chinese-led Asian infrastructure bank, with at least the vice-president's position reserved for the Southeast Asian country, the finance minister said. The $50 billion...Show More Summary
BUCHAREST (Reuters) - Romania's parliament voted to allow prosecutors to arrest former finance minister Darius Valcov on Wednesday, after Valcov was accused of running businesses illegally while minister and also taking kickbacks in his former post as a mayor.
TEL AVIV (Reuters) - Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has chosen the head of centrist Kulanu party as Israel's next finance minister, confirming an informal offer made two days before the country's national election.
The country’s finance minister warned that creditors should not hold out against a settlement that includes a reduction in their principal.
Former Greek finance minister George Papaconstantinou was found guilty of tampering with a list of potential tax evaders. ||| Athens - Former Greek finance minister George Papaconstantinou was found guilty in Athens on Tuesday of tampering...Show More Summary
``The suit alleges that the BoC stopped providing these loans at the behest of the IMF, BIS, and FSB so private interests could benefit, presumably from interest paid on the national debt.''
BUCHAREST (Reuters) - Romanian prosecutors have widened a probe into former finance minister Darius Valcov, accusing him of making unlawful business gains after discovering cash, gold bars and a French impressionist painting in his safe.
TOKYO (Reuters) - Japanese Finance Minister Taro Aso said on Tuesday it would be desirable if the China-backed Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank (AIIB) could work with the Asian Development Bank (ADB) in meeting growing demand for infrastructure financing in Asia. Show More Summary
Ukraine Begs for More MoneyThe IMF foolishly agreed to give Ukraine a four-year $40 billion bailout on March 12. Already, Ukraine's Finance Minister Begs for More Money. Natalie Jaresko told the Financial Times in an interview that a...Show More Summary
The Greek Finance Minister and "the finger"... Who should you believe? German public television ARD? Their famous Host Günther Jauch? Bild newspaper? Or is it all just a big fake, as Varoufakis himself claims? Or was it in fact a TV-comedian?...Show More Summary
China's Finance Minister says some Western rules not 'optimal'.