Saturday, November 13, 2010

Report: Ireland in "technical" discussions on asking for aid

by Calculated Risk on 11/13/2010 09:15:00 AM

The monthly euro finance minister meeting is Tuesday in Brussels. That is probably the next key date ...

A few excerpts from the Irish Times: Government campaigns to avoid EU financial bailout

THE GOVERNMENT is campaigning to avert the threat of being forced to seek emergency fiscal aid from the EU authorities as it battles a drastic loss in investor confidence.
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Two well-placed sources told The Irish Times, however, that Irish officials have been involved in ‘‘technical’’ discussions about the procedures to be followed in the event of any aid application being made to the European Financial Stability Facility (EFSF).