Merkel: No special items for Greece in the budget – ARD
The federal government has no special items for Billion in aid to Greece completed in the household. This was explicitly not the case, said Chancellor Angela Merkel, according to a Prior notification for the TV channel "ARD" on mission "report Berlin on Sunday evening. The country has not the possibility of states "rauszukaufen to help them out of the mess."
Lagarde: Greece will not leave euro zone – Europe 1
French Finance Minister Christine Lagarde is confident that Greece can refinance its debt. The country will not leave the euro zone, "the Minister said on Sunday Radio stations "Europe 1". Currently in the euro zone would be some Proposals considered for refinancing. This could be both give public and private partners, "she said, but would not dwell on it.
IMF should help Greece – Handelsblatt
In Germany, there are increasing voices for the help of The IMF for Greece to enter. To see the advisor Federal government alone, according to a media report in the International Monetary Fund (IMF) is the right institution to Greece before an To preserve the state bankrupt. This was demonstrated by the scientific service the Bundestag in the "Handelsblatt" (HB — Monday’s edition) available from internal reports. The long ECB chief economist and chairman of the Intergovernmental Commission for the Reform of Financial architecture, Otmar Issing, advocate, instead of Turn the European Union, the IMF.
Collective bargaining agreement for public service made – ddp
The public sector wage dispute is settled. Workers and employers, according to a news agency ddp Collective bargaining agreement for public sector workers agreed between the Federation and municipalities. Accordingly, given the nationwide about two million persons employed in a three-step increase total of 2.3% more money and a one-off.
Brüderle: EU calls for States decision Opel – Focus
The European Commission wants the Opel restoration plan only then check if the affected states grants have chosen. This has EU competition commissioner Joaquin Almunia all EU countries with Opel locations on 22 Announced in February, said Economics Minister Rainer Brüderle the magazine "Focus". The Minister expressed his disappointment: "I would have liked that the Commission did not wait so long, "the paper quoted him.
Elijah probably makes bid for German Vattenfall Network
The Belgian system operator Elia is likely a bid for the electricity transmission grid of Vattenfall Europe AG Like Germany. The Board of Directors has given the green light, the Purchase of a controlling share further encouragement, "said a Spokesperson on Sunday at the request of Dow Jones Newswires.
Federal Network Agency expects lower revenue for UMTS – Wirtschaftwoche
When on 12 April’s upcoming auction of additional Mobile frequencies by the Federal Network Agency expects authorities Chef Matthias Kurth, according to a media report significantly lower earnings than Ten years ago, when the auction of UMTS frequencies around 50 billion EUR earning. "Bidders can the economic crisis not hide. It is therefore quite possible that the auction ends with a result that is significantly below the 2000 results lies, "Kurth said the" business week "(Wirtschaftwoche).
BMVBS: Decision on Railway Board to management and 10 March
The federal government wants to 10th March, the decision Renewal of the supervisory board chairman at Deutsche Take Bahn AG (DB), confirmed a spokesman for the Federal Ministry of Transport (BMVBS) Dow Jones Newswires on Friday. To reports that only two candidates for the post on the shortlist were, the speaker did not give an opinion.
Japan wants majority stake in gas supplier Osaka Gas Gasag – Circles
The sale process for the majority of the gas Gasag into the hot phase is gone. In addition to the French State group GDF Suez is now also shows an Asian gas interest Dow Jones Energy Daily learned from financial circles. Thus, the Japanese have Osaka Gas gas suppliers to bid on the for sale 68.4-percent package delivered to the Gasag. The recent Gasag-shareholders E. ON and Vattenfall have their share of 36.85% and 31.575% in the Berlin gas utility put up for sale.
T-Systems and Verdi achieve arbitration result
The arbitration for the roughly 22,000 employees of the Deutsche Telecom subsidiary T-Systems has come to a mutually acceptable outcome to the end. Accordingly, the salaries of 1 to March 2010 linearly by 2.5% to rise by 1 February 2011 they are expected to rise by another 2%, such as T-Systems and verdi communicated. The duration of the collective agreement is up to 24 months 31. December 2011 amount.
Intel wants to grow in chips for cell phones and smartphones – Wirtschaftwoche
The chip manufacturer Intel wants to, according to a media report High-pressure business with chips for cell phones and smartphones . expand In the segment, the company based in Santa Clara is still scarce represented. "The Korean manufacturer LG is the first in January Intel-based smartphone unveiled. It comes this year on the market. And be sure: To be followed by many more, "announced Intel CEO Paul Otellini talks to the "Business Week" (Wirtschaftwoche) to.
WSJ: GE plans to sell stake in Turkish Garanti Bank
The U.S. conglomerate General Electric (GE) wants from his Participation in the Turkish Garanti Bank AS disconnect. A spokesman for the Company confirmed that the sale of the interests of 20.85% would be considered. For a 26% share of GE did in August In 2005, around 1.55 billion USD paid. Is measured by the market value of the Bank of Meanwhile smaller proportion of about 3.3 billion USD worth.
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