A real big step was taken by the European Union Monday en route for structuring a strong financial firewall to prevent the spread of fiscal infectivity to major economies like Spain. The move came after Germany dropped its opposition to bringing the Continent’s total bailout capacity to more than 690 billion Euros.
Asian stocks climbed up for a second day as Australian building permits beat estimates and U.S. consumer credit supplementing to signs the global economy is weathering Europe’s debt crisis. The South Korean won saw the highest rise in three weeks pointing out that Eurozone leaders are working hard to tackle the debt crisis.
Even as the economic depiction in the United States has brightened up recently with more positive employment figures, Europe remains held up in a slump. Most economists are estimating a recession for 2012, which will heighten the pressure faced by governments and financial institutions across the Continent.
After the European markets closing sharply high, the investors hope that the European Leaders will come to an agreement on a package with measures addressing the entire region’s debt crisis. They are meeting for a summit which is going to be held on the coming Wednesday. With DAX Germany rising to 3.6 percent, CAC France rising to 4.0 percent and FTSE MIB Italy rising 2.8 percent, it seems that the hope wave is catching speed.
Dexia bank, the primary organization to suffer from the Eurozone Debt Crisis is being dismantled. The countries of Belgium, France and Luxembourg have released a joint statement in which they announce their mutual decision to dissolve the economically weak bank. The three involved parties have mentioned in their joint statement that after carefully evaluating the situation and consulting with several experts, all three have come to the conclusion that it is in everyone’s best interests to close down the bank.
The arrest on Saturday of IMF chief, Dominique Strauss-Kahn, has sparked off intense speculation as to how much this incident will affect the scale …