Jeroen Dijsselbloem http://www.globalpost.com/taxonomy/term/29245/all en New Eurogroup chief Dijsselbloem pass first test: analysts http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130201/new-eurogroup-chief-dijsselbloem-pass-first-test-analysts <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agence France-Presse </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>New Eurogroup chief and Dutch Finance Minister Jeroen Dijsselbloem passed his first test on Friday by saving his country's fourth-biggest bank, setting an example in Europe of how the banking crisis should be handled, analysts said.</p> <p>Dijsselbloem announced the state was to nationalise SNS Reaal at a cost of 3.7 billion euros ($5 billion) after a deadline to find an alternative solution to bail out the troubled banker expired late on Thursday.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130201/new-eurogroup-chief-dijsselbloem-pass-first-test-analysts" target="_blank">read more</a></p> ABN AMRO Banks Business Economy of the Netherlands Jeroen Dijsselbloem AFP Fri, 01 Feb 2013 15:15:13 +0000 5743120 at http://www.globalpost.com New Eurogroup chief Dijsselbloem passes first test: analysts http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130201/new-eurogroup-chief-dijsselbloem-passes-first-test-analysts <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agence France-Presse </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>New Eurogroup chief and Dutch Finance Minister Jeroen Dijsselbloem passed his first test on Friday by saving his country's fourth-biggest bank, setting an example in Europe of how the banking crisis should be handled, analysts said.</p> <p>Dijsselbloem announced the state was to nationalise SNS Reaal at a cost of 3.7 billion euros ($5 billion) after a deadline to find an alternative solution to bail out the troubled banker expired late on Thursday.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130201/new-eurogroup-chief-dijsselbloem-passes-first-test-analysts" target="_blank">read more</a></p> ABN AMRO Banks Business Economy of the Netherlands Jeroen Dijsselbloem AFP Fri, 01 Feb 2013 15:45:11 +0000 5743166 at http://www.globalpost.com Eurogroup chief Dijsselbloem presses Italy on reforms http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130226/eurogroup-chief-dijsselbloem-presses-italy-reforms <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agence France-Presse </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>Eurogroup chief Jeroen Dijsselbloem on Tuesday pressed Italy to stick to budget cuts and reform commitments, but stressed there was "no rejoicing" after results of Italian polls seen as crucial for the eurozone.</p> <p>"I assume the Italian government, no matter how it may be composed, will stick to its European commitments," said Dutch Finance Minister Dijsselbloem, who took over the key eurozone finance ministers' forum from Jean-Claude Junker in January.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130226/eurogroup-chief-dijsselbloem-presses-italy-reforms" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Economy of the European Union Europe Jeroen Dijsselbloem Law AFP Tue, 26 Feb 2013 16:16:56 +0000 5767375 at http://www.globalpost.com URGENT ¥¥¥ Cyprus deal puts 'end to uncertainty': Dijsselbloem http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130324/urgent-cyprus-deal-puts-end-uncertainty-dijsselbloem <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agence France-Presse </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>Eurozone head Jeroen Dijsselbloem said Monday that a deadline-day deal to resurrect a Cyprus bailout brought to a close 10 days of uncertainty.</p> <p>"We've put an end to the uncertainty that affected Cyprus and the euro area over the last few days," Dutch Finance Minister Dijsselbloem said. He was "convinced this is a much better deal" than the one to raid all savings accounts, which unravelled last weekend, he added.</p> <p>rt/jj</p> Asia Jeroen Dijsselbloem Political geography AFP Mon, 25 Mar 2013 02:16:02 +0000 5792870 at http://www.globalpost.com Cyprus deal puts 'end to uncertainty': Dijsselbloem http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130324/cyprus-deal-puts-end-uncertainty-dijsselbloem <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agence France-Presse </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>Eurozone head Jeroen Dijsselbloem said Monday that a deadline-day deal to resurrect a Cyprus bailout brought to a close 10 days of uncertainty.</p> <p>"We've put an end to the uncertainty that affected Cyprus and the euro area over the last few days," Dutch Finance Minister Dijsselbloem said.</p> <p>He was "convinced this is a much better deal" than the one to raid all savings accounts, which unravelled last weekend, he added.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130324/cyprus-deal-puts-end-uncertainty-dijsselbloem" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Asia Business Economy of the European Union Jeroen Dijsselbloem Political geography AFP Mon, 25 Mar 2013 02:45:20 +0000 5792885 at http://www.globalpost.com After Cyprus, eurozone faces tough bank regime - Eurogroup head http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130325/after-cyprus-eurozone-faces-tough-bank-regime-eurogroup-head <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>By Luke Baker</p> <p>BRUSSELS (Reuters) - A rescue programme agreed for Cyprus on Monday represents a new template for resolving euro zone banking problems and other countries may have to restructure their banking sectors, the head of the region's finance ministers said.</p> <p>"What we've done last night is what I call pushing back the risks," Dutch Finance Minister Jeroen Dijsselbloem, who heads the Eurogroup of euro zone finance ministers, told Reuters and the Financial Times hours after the Cyprus deal was struck.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130325/after-cyprus-eurozone-faces-tough-bank-regime-eurogroup-head" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Business Economy of the European Union Europe European Union Jeroen Dijsselbloem Law Thomson Reuters Mon, 25 Mar 2013 15:00:07 +0000 5793284 at http://www.globalpost.com Dijsselbloem wants risk of bank bailout pushed to investors http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130325/dijsselbloem-wants-risk-bank-bailout-pushed-investors <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agence France-Presse </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>Jeroen Dijsselbloem, who chairs eurozone finance ministers, called for the risk of bank bailouts to be pushed from the taxpayer to private investors in an interview to the Financial Times.</p> <p>"Taking away the risk from the financial sector and taking it on to the public shoulders is not the right approach," the Dutch finance minister who is president of the Eurogroup said a day after a bailout deal with Cyprus that is likely to turn the island's finance-focused economy on its head.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130325/dijsselbloem-wants-risk-bank-bailout-pushed-investors" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Economy of the European Union European Union Jeroen Dijsselbloem Late-2000s financial crisis AFP Mon, 25 Mar 2013 18:02:01 +0000 5793478 at http://www.globalpost.com Eurogroup chief faces heavy flak over Cyprus deal http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130326/eurogroup-chief-faces-heavy-flak-over-cyprus-deal <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agence France-Presse </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>Two months into the job as head of eurozone finance ministers, Jeroen Dijsselbloem's handling of the Cyprus bailout and his suggestion it might apply elsewhere have sparked sharp questions over the Dutchman's readiness for the post.</p> <p>The 43-year-old Dijsselbloem was on the rack Tuesday after controversial decisions to wind up Laiki (Popular Bank) and to hit large depositors at Bank of Cyprus with hefty losses in a re-negotiated rescue deal reached early Monday.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130326/eurogroup-chief-faces-heavy-flak-over-cyprus-deal" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Asia Europe European Union Jeroen Dijsselbloem AFP Tue, 26 Mar 2013 14:01:44 +0000 5794234 at http://www.globalpost.com Portugal's clean bailout exit more likely after Greek bond success: Eurogroup head http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/140411/portugals-clean-bailout-exit-more-likely-after-greek-bond-succe <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>By Jan Strupczewski</p> <p>WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Greece's success in tapping markets on Thursday raise the chances that Portugal will not need a precautionary credit line when it exits the euro zone bailout in mid-May, the head of euro zone finance ministers, Jeroen Dijsselbloem, said on Friday.</p> <p>Athens, which had been locked out of capital markets for four years and was bailed out with 240 billion euros ($333 billion) as its economy faltered, issued a bond on Thursday and received bids seven times the amount on offer.</p> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-wire-copyright"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="http://thomsonreuters.com" class="button wire reuters"></a></p> <p><span>Copyright Thomson Reuters, 2014.</span></p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/140411/portugals-clean-bailout-exit-more-likely-after-greek-bond-succe" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Economy of the European Union Euro Europe Jeroen Dijsselbloem Thomson Reuters Fri, 11 Apr 2014 21:33:53 +0000 6119595 at http://www.globalpost.com