Investors bet on euro assets in 2013 despite risks

File zoom-burst image shows the illuminated euro sign in front of the headquarters of the European Central Bank (ECB) in Frankfurt April 5, 2011. German Chancellor Angela Merkel hailed December 13, 2012, an agreement clinched by EU finance ministers on giving the European Central Bank new powers to supervise euro zone banks and said Germany's core demands had been met. The 27 ministers agreed early on Thursday after lengthy negotiations to grant the ECB the authority to directly police at least

A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Daily Star on December 15, 2012, on page 5.




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