Curbs Needed to Cut Banks' Use of FX Financing

May 15 (Bloomberg) -- Swedish Finance Minister Anders Borg talks with Bloomberg's Rebecca Christie about efforts to stimulate European economies, banking union and measures to curb banks' use of foreign-exchange financing. They spoke yesterday in Brussels. (Source: Bloomberg)
European Earnings 'Looking Pretty Good': Macklow-Smith
30:25 - European companies' profit margins are improving as a result of the weakening euro over the past 12 months, combined with declines in oil and commodity prices, low interest rates and reforms initiated by companies over the past five years, according to Stephen Macklow-Smith, head of European equity strategy as JPMorgan Asset Management. He described the earnings season as "looking pretty good" in an interview with Manus Cranny on Bloomberg's "The Pulse." (Source: Bloomberg)
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