News Headline Summary

ECB's Asmussen says IFO index shows German GDP in Q1 to be significantly better than in Q4

Says:
- Optimistic that comprehensive aid programme for Cyprus can be agreed by the end of March.
- If France to miss 2013 deficit goal, it must take steps as quickly as possible to come close to target.
- Its up to governments to tackle outstanding economic challenges in Eurozone.
- Biggest risk to Eurozone is inaction by government as market pressure abates.

Print 13:01, 22 Feb 2013 - ECB - Source: Newswires