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Maria Luís Albuquerque, finance minister of Portugal, says deflation is a "serious concern" for the country but is glad that the European Central Bank is considering "unconventional" monetary policies.
Antonio Roldan Mones, analyst at Eurasia Group, says Portugal has a "huge issue" with the long-term sustainability of its debt.
Maria Luís Albuquerque, finance minister of Portugal, says there is not a single solution to fight deflation for all of the countries that are part of the euro.
As long as instability remains contained within the borders of Ukraine, Jonathan Pain, Author of the Pain report, says global financial markets will slowly become 'desensitized' to it.
Christian Whiton, Principal at DC International Advisory, says ongoing events in eastern Ukraine may see a repeat of Russia's actions in Crimea.
NEW YORK, April 14- Brent crude oil rose more than $1.50 on Monday as tensions escalated in Ukraine, while U.S. crude rose modestly after positive retail sales data signaled a rebound in the U.S. economy.
NEW YORK, April 14- Brent crude oil rose more $1.50 on Monday as Western powers considered tougher sanctions against Russia over its actions in Ukraine, while U.S. crude rose modestly after positive retail sales data signaled a rebound in the American economy.
MILAN, April 14- Italy won orders worth 6.72 billion euros for an inflation-linked bond on the first day of sale on Monday, confirming small investors' appetite for a security that often raises record amounts.
NEW YORK, April 14- Brent crude oil rose $1 on Monday as Western powers considered tougher sanctions against Russia over its actions in Ukraine, while U.S. crude rose modestly after positive retail sales data signaled a rebound in the American economy.
Economic growth seems solid, but the ECB stands "ready to act" if the euro remains strong, Banque de France chief Christian Noyer said.
NEW YORK, April 14- The dollar rose against the euro on Monday after European Central Bank President Mario Draghi signaled the bank would ease monetary policy further, while strong U.S. retail sales data also boosted the dollar against the yen.
The euro is a drag on our objective of price stability, says Christian Noyer, Banque de France governor, discussing his concerns over the euro and the potential European QE.
ABU DHABI, United Arab Emirates— King Juan Carlos of Spain began a visit to the Persian Gulf region on Monday by telling United Arab Emirates officials that deepening ties with their oil-rich country was a top priority, highlighting the role wealthy Arab states could play in shoring up the battered Spanish economy.
Christian Schulz, senior economist at Berenberg Bank, says the French economy is still trying to tackle "massive leaks".
Mario Draghi, president of the ECB, says the sustained period of low interest rates could have "financial stability implications" for the euro zone.
Maarten Wetselaar, Executive VP, Integrated Gas Business at Shell, says gas prices in Europe are currently lower, indicating a lack of concern about geopolitical tensions in Ukraine.
Sean Callow, Senior Currency Strategist at Westpac, discusses the euro after the European Central Bank chief said a further appreciation of the currency could trigger more stimulus.
*Ukraine, stocks, Chinese data in focus this week. SYDNEY, April 14- The euro got off to a shaky start on Monday after the European Central Bank fired another warning shot at bullish investors, saying it will be forced to ease monetary policy further if the currency keeps going up.
Marcus Svedberg, Chief Economist at East Capital, is concerned about a "tit-for-tat" response from Russia after Ukraine issued a deadline for pro-Russian separatists to disarm.
WASHINGTON, April 13- Russia's further incursions into eastern Ukraine would have serious macroeconomic consequences, destabilizing banks and crimping Ukraine's national output, the central bank governor said on Sunday.
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