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欧洲的漫长危机

伯克利—本月是2010年5月希腊金融援助四周年。此前,欧元区成员国从国际基金组织以及欧盟委员会和欧洲央行寻求紧急援助的情景是不可想象的。因此,援助希腊标志着欧洲滑向全面危机。

四年后,欧洲官员向全世界表明危机已经结束了。IMF将今年欧元区增长预测提高到1.2%。即使是希腊,今年预计也将略有增长,但幅度不大,为0.6%。

债券市场也表明危机已经结束。爱尔兰政府债券收益率已降至3%以下。上个月,葡萄牙得以以3.57%的利率发行十年期债券。即使是希腊,也能够以不到5%的利率出售五年期债券。

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