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#EIB: European Investment Bank to support Brexit Loan Scheme for Irish businesses

#EIB: European Investment Bank to support Brexit Loan Scheme for Irish businesses

| March 30, 2018

Minister for Business, Enterprise and Innovation, Heather Humphreys T.D., Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine Michael Creed T.D., Minister for Finance and Public Expenditure and Reform Paschal Donohoe T.D. and EIB Vice President for Ireland, Andrew McDowell today opened the Brexit Loan Scheme for applications to allow for the roll out of €300 million […]

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#EFSI  Investment Plan supports medical research, digital innovation and small businesses

#EFSI Investment Plan supports medical research, digital innovation and small businesses

The ESFI Investment Plan continues to deliver. Over the last week, the Plan’s European Fund for Strategic Investments (EFSI) has backed finance for digital innovation in Sweden, access to finance for small businesses in Poland and medical research in Austria. The European Investment Bank (EIB) is providing Swedish software developer inRiver with €8 million in […]

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#Eurozone economy outlook tepid, #ECB near its limit: Reuters poll

#Eurozone economy outlook tepid, #ECB near its limit: Reuters poll

| August 12, 2016 | 0 Comments

The outlook for the eurozone economy remains stable but lacklustre, a Reuters poll showed, suggesting that for now, the main risks emanating from the UK’s vote to leave the European Union are confined to British shores, writes Shrutee Sarkar. To cushion the blow from the 23 June Brexit vote, the Bank of England last week […]

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#EuropeanInvestmentBank and #FundingCircle announce groundbreaking £100 million investment into UK small businesses

#EuropeanInvestmentBank and #FundingCircle announce groundbreaking £100 million investment into UK small businesses

The European Investment Bank (EIB) today (20 June) agreed a £100 million investment in loans to UK small businesses originated through Funding Circle, the world’s leading marketplace for business loans. This investment, alongside £25m from the Funding Circle SME Income Fund, will enable more than £200m of new loans over seven years, and provides a […]

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#InvestEU: Juncker Investment Plan assessed by Bruegel think-tank after first year in operation

#InvestEU: Juncker Investment Plan assessed by Bruegel think-tank after first year in operation

With the Juncker Plan, the European Commission intends to support valuable risky projects by expanding the risk capacity of the European Investment Bank (EIB). Grégory Claeys and Alvaro Leandro, of the Bruegel think-tank, ask if the European Fund for Strategic Investments really been used to finance ‘additional’ projects? The authors suggest ways in which the […]

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‘Europe needs more investment to strengthen recovery, defeat terrorism and help refugees’ say S&D MEPs

‘Europe needs more investment to strengthen recovery, defeat terrorism and help refugees’ say S&D MEPs

| November 26, 2015 | 0 Comments

S&D MEPs have called on the European Commission to envisage greater investment and focus on domestic demand as a real economic priority for 2016. With global demand slowing down, interest rates record-low, terrorism on the rise and large numbers of refugees arriving, greater public and private investment across the EU is crucial for staying on […]

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ECB ready to do more if inflation outlook weakens, Draghi tells MEPs

ECB ready to do more if inflation outlook weakens, Draghi tells MEPs

| November 13, 2015 | 0 Comments

The EU economy is showing resilience in the face of external circumstances, but the European Central Bank’s March inflation forecast was too positive, ECB President Mario Draghi admitted to MEPs on Thursday (12 November). This regular “monetary dialogue” meeting with the Economic and Monetary Affairs Committee focused on the Eurozone economic outlook and the ECB’s […]

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