On Air Now

Upcoming Shows

Program Schedule »

Listen

Listen Live Now » 590 AM Kalamazoo, MI

Weather

Current Conditions(Kalamazoo,MI 49001)

More Weather »
52° Feels Like: 52°
Wind: NE 6 mph Past 24 hrs - Precip: 0.21”
Current Radar for Zip

Today

Mostly Cloudy 61°

Tonight

Partly Cloudy 46°

Tomorrow

Partly Cloudy 69°

Alerts

German government, central bank urge EU treaty changes for banking union

German Finance Minister Wolfgang Schaeuble is reflected in a window as he addresses the lower house of parliament Bundestag in Berlin, April
German Finance Minister Wolfgang Schaeuble is reflected in a window as he addresses the lower house of parliament Bundestag in Berlin, April

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - German Finance Minister Wolfgang Schaeuble and the head of the Bundesbank Jens Weidmann both said on Friday that the European Union should move ahead with treaty changes they believe are needed to create a banking union for the euro zone.

Schaeuble said at a joint news conference with Weidmann in Washington during talks of international finance officials that Germany was ready for treaty changes "as quickly as possible".

(Reporting by Gernot Heller; Writing by Stephen Brown, Editing by Gareth Jones)

Comments