Tag Archives: Jutta Urpilainen

Mish /Mike Shedlock – Italy’s Prime Minister Blames Finland and Netherlands For Spike In Yields – 9 July 2012

Like a drunk blaming a pebble in the road for causing his fall, Italy’s Prime Minister Blames Finland and Netherlands for Spike in Yields.

Italian Prime Minister Mario Monti denounced unnamed “northern” EU states on Sunday for taking positions that contributed to spikes in borrowing costs for Italy and Spain. Continue reading

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Finland Could Leave The Eurozone Rather Than Pay Other Nations’ Debts, Says Jutta Urpilainen – 6 July 2012

Finland would consider leaving the eurozone rather than paying the debts of other countries in the currency bloc, Finnish Finance Minister Jutta Urpilainen has said.

“Finland is committed to being a member of the eurozone, and we think that the euro is useful for Finland,” Ms Urpilainen told financial daily Kauppalehti, adding though that “Finland will not hang itself to the euro at any cost and we are prepared for all scenarios”. Continue reading