President of the Eurogroup and prime minister of Luxembourg Jean-Claude Juncker (pictured) has stated the European Financial Stability Facility (EFSF) will meet its lending capacity target of €440bn.
Herman Van Rompuy, president of the European Council, defends the decisions made by the majority of euro area leaders at the December 9 summit, while acknowledging the negotiation of an intergovernmental treaty to make the fiscal compact binding “will not be easy”.
This week’s series of high-level meetings in Europe is being billed as make or break for the euro, and will likely lead to an unsatisfactory tightening of fiscal discipline rules, says Darren Williams, senior European economist at Alliance Bernstein.
Paris-based hedge funds are a small but diverse group increasingly gaining recognition. Madison Marriage speaks to new and established France-based hedge funds on the Gallic environment for alternative managers