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  1. August 13, 2014

    Greek economy on track for return to annual growth

    Greece’s economy shrank by 0.2 per cent in the second quarter compared with the same period in 2013 – the smallest...

  2. June 9, 2014

    Greece names Gikas Hardouvelis finance minister

    Greece has named Gikas Hardouvelis, chief economist at a private Athens bank, as finance minister in a government reshuffle...

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  1. Central & eastern Europe: Banking and Finance 2013

    The shadows that gathered last year have started to recede. The banking sector has sho...
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  1. May 5, 2014

    Pimco’s eurozone surge points to a fresh game in town

    There are many surprising aspects to last week’s successful capital raising by Greece’s Eurobank. The size, for one thing,...

  2. April 29, 2014

    Eurobank rights issue returns Greek lender to private hands

    Eurobank has pulled off one of the biggest capital raisings in Greek history, attracting more than €7bn of orders from big...

  3. January 10, 2014

    Head of Greek bank rescue fund charged with money-laundering

    The head of the fund set up by Greece’s international creditors to rescue the country’s banking system has been charged with...

  4. September 1, 2013

    Greek banks: still standing

    They might be wounded but at least they are still walking. Amid the destruction of the financial crisis, it is quite a feat...

  5. FT Alphaville

    May 14, 2013

    Finland's got a secret... no longer

    Abuse of official secrecy. It’s been one of the more corrosive but — by definition — shadier aspects of the eurozone crisis....

  6. May 9, 2013

    Central and eastern Europe to outpace west as lenders think local

    The shadows that gathered last year over central and eastern Europe (CEE) have, little by little, started to recede. This...

  7. May 1, 2013

    Top Greek banks set for private capital push

    Greece’s three largest banks are preparing to raise a total of €21.7bn of private capital so they can retain management...

  8. April 8, 2013

    Merger of two Greek banks suspended

    The merger of National Bank of Greece and Eurobank has been suspended following pressure from international lenders ahead of...

  9. December 3, 2012

    EADS lifted by talk of new structure

    News that EADS was nearing a deal to restructure its shareholder base sent shares in Europe’s biggest aerospace group...

  10. September 24, 2012

    Crédit Agricole to shore up Greek unit

    Crédit Agricole has agreed to provide an additional €600m in fresh capital to shore up its Greek subsidiary in advance of...

  11. August 28, 2012

    Crédit Agricole takes Greek unit hit

    Crédit Agricole is stepping up moves to offload its Greek subsidiary and reduce its minority stakes in Italian and Spanish...

  12. June 29, 2012

    Greek lenders eye Emporiki

    Crédit Agricole has received three expressions of interest in Emporiki Bank from local lenders after putting its lossmaking...

  13. June 18, 2012

    Bank gains lift Athens index

    An early rally across European stock markets on Monday proved short-lived as indices later headed into negative territory....

  14. May 28, 2012

    Greek banks receive €18bn transfer

    Greece’s four largest banks received a €18bn transfer on Monday as the first instalment of a recapitalisation plan agreed as...

  15. May 11, 2012

    Spanish stocks slide as anxiety grows

    Eurozone concerns were brought into sharp focus this week, as investors drove Greek stocks to near 20-year lows and Spain’s...

  16. April 29, 2012

    Greek bank appeals for fresh equity

    The head of Greece’s biggest bank has made a spirited appeal for fresh equity from private shareholders as the most stressed...

  17. April 22, 2012

    Greek banks: a long, slow turnaround

    Like the Greek trireme with 170 rowers that was to have borne the Olympic torch along the Thames to start the games – until...

  18. April 20, 2012

    Greek lenders unveil steep losses in 2011

    Greek banks suffered huge losses in 2011 from their participation in the biggest sovereign debt restructuring in history,...

  19. March 27, 2012

    Sovereign wealth funds buoy banks

    Cash-rich Gulf sovereign wealth funds are seemingly the first port of call for European financial asset sales, proving...

  20. March 21, 2012

    Delicate balancing act for Greek banks

    Burnt-out bank buildings in Athens are a reminder of violent demonstrations that have marred attempts to save the country...

  21. February 28, 2012

    Greece: sharing the pain

    Talk about taking stock – there’s barely much left in Greece after the mad rush for the exits. The Athens General index of...

  22. February 17, 2012

    Europe rallies on Greece hopes

    A stronger than expected results season and growing hopes of a deal on retsructuring Greek debt pushed the FTSE Eurofirst to...

  23. February 15, 2012

    BNP Paribas leads Europe higher after results

    BNP Paribas was briefly the FTSE Eurofirst 300’s top performing stock after it reported above-consensus results for its...

  24. beyondbrics

    February 15, 2012

    Alpha/Eurobank deal doubts cast shadow over Balkans

    embed1 By Philip Alexander of the Banker When Alpha Bank (ALPHA:ATH) and EFG Eurobank Ergasias (EUROB:ATH), the second and...

  25. February 13, 2012

    End of short-selling ban hits French banks

    French banks were hit on Monday after a ban on short-selling French financial stocks expired over the weekend. The news took...

  26. February 12, 2012

    Greece passes vote as violence erupts

    Greek lawmakers on Sunday approved a tough austerity package aimed at averting a default, but the vote was overshadowed by...

  27. December 8, 2011

    Country by country guide to the stress tests

    GERMANY Germany’s banks were told to find an extra €13.1bn ($17.4bn) compared with €5.2bn in the preliminary tests. Six of...

  28. November 6, 2011

    Greek banks in €6.4bn bond switch

    Three of Greece’s biggest banks have issued €6.4bn ($8.8bn) of government-guaranteed bonds likely to be used as security to...

  29. October 24, 2011

    Greek banks tumble over writedown fears

    Renewed optimism over a resolution to the eurozone debt crisis prompted a confident start to the week for European equities,...

  30. October 12, 2011

    Greek banks rebound on Athens debt plans

    Greek banks bounced back strongly on Wednesday after tumbling earlier in the week, as wider European equities were buoyed by...

  31. October 10, 2011

    Greece’s Proton draws on Financial Stability Fund

    Proton Bank, a small Greek lender under investigation for alleged money-laundering, has become the first bank to seek...

  32. October 3, 2011

    Greece unveils draft budget for 2012

    Greece has unveiled a draft budget for 2012 that aims to compensate for a higher than projected spending deficit this year...

  33. September 8, 2011

    Greek banks: still standing

    One thing can be said in favour of Greek banks. Despite the economic slump they are still standing (unlike, say, most of...

  34. September 7, 2011

    German stocks rally after four-day slump

    German stocks rebounded on Wednesday from four days of losses, helped by the nation’s top court rejection of lawsuits...

  35. September 2, 2011

    Greek stocks track bail-out worries

    Greek stocks continued to fall on Friday, as concern about the outlook for the EU/IMF bail-out of the country’s finances...

  36. September 1, 2011

    There’s profit to be had amid Greece’s desperation

    In times of crisis, the unthinkable is no longer so unimaginable. And the deeper the crisis the more radical the response...

  37. August 31, 2011

    Capital return plan boosts Bouygues

    European markets moved higher on Wednesday, helped by French company Bouygues , which made its largest gains in three years...

  38. August 30, 2011

    National Bank of Greece hit by debt deal

    National Bank of Greece on Tuesday reported a first-half net loss of €1.31bn, reflecting the impact of a 21 per cent haircut...

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