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    1. August 3, 2015

      Greek banks: Grecian burns

      Welcome back. Greece’s benchmark share index fell by more than a fifth when its stock market reopened on Monday after a...

    2. August 3, 2015

      Europe seeks higher yields of US bonds

      European investors are ploughing money into higher yielding US bonds, buoyed by the divergence in central bank policy...

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    1. The World in 2015

      The World Economic Forum is convening at the start of a year which is likely to see an...
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    1. August 3, 2015

      Athens stock market tumbles on reopening

      Shares on the Athens Stock Exchange tumbled after the bourse reopened following a five-week shutdown as new evidence...

    2. July 31, 2015

      Weaker euro helps region’s companies beat expectations

      European companies are delivering quarterly profits ahead of expectations thanks to a weaker euro and improving...

    3. The World

      July 30, 2015

      The four horsemen of the bailout check-in to the Athens Hilton

      During Greece’s first and second bailouts they were known as the “troika”: three bureaucrats in suits endlessly...

    4. Brussels Blog

      July 27, 2015

      Varoufakis unplugged: the London call transcript

      The London-based Official Monetary and Financial Institutions Forum, headed by an ex-Financial Times scribe – managing...

    5. July 27, 2015

      IMF urges ECB to use firepower aggressively

      The eurozone’s central bankers should be prepared to use their firepower more aggressively to prevent any economic...

    6. The Exchange

      July 27, 2015

      The way to fix Greece is to fix the banks

      Successive bailout strategies for Greece have failed to grasp the nettle of the zombie banks. The banking sector is...

    7. July 26, 2015

      Greece bailout monitors question access to ministries

      Negotiators from Greece’s bailout monitors will fly to Athens on Monday to formally begin talks on a €86bn rescue after...

    8. July 26, 2015

      The make believe world of eurozone rules

      Whenever you are in a room with European officials and discuss the euro, there is usually somebody who raises his...

    9. beyondbrics

      July 24, 2015

      EM currency confusion

      It sometimes feels that nothing is as volatile or confusing as exchange rates. This sensation has, of course, been...

    10. July 24, 2015

      Eurozone turmoil leaves German investments intact

      Many in the markets are enthusiastic about European shares this year. Quantitative easing money from the European...

    11. July 24, 2015

      Fed and BoE roar ahead of rate race rivals

      Central banks are starting to resemble Formula One drivers of current vintage — two of them well out in front,...

    12. July 23, 2015

      Greece restarts creditor talks in Athens after months of hiatus

      Greece and its bailout creditors are to begin their long-awaited final push towards completing a new €86bn rescue when...

    13. July 23, 2015

      Greece and creditors return to the bargaining table. Now what?

      With the Greek parliament passing the final round of austerity measures to launch talks on a new €86bn bailout,...

    14. FT Alphaville

      July 23, 2015

      With petrodollars also go global reserves

      US energy independence alongside labour re-shoring is contracting the global pool of petro and sweatdollars and with it...

    15. July 22, 2015

      Tsipras secures backing of Greek MPs for crucial reforms

      The Greek parliament backed a second round of reforms demanded by creditors early on Thursday but the vote revealed a...

    16. July 20, 2015

      Magical thinking divorces markets from reality

      The modern financial animal is wont to assume that he or she lives in an age of science. Just peruse the economic...

    17. July 20, 2015

      Greek stock exchange prepares to reopen

      International investors are preparing for Greece’s stock exchange to reopen as early as this week as the country...

    18. July 19, 2015

      Illiquid assets create a mild case of 2007 déjà vu

      The credit crisis blew up eight years ago next month. The European Central Bank was forced to inject €94.8bn of...

    19. July 17, 2015

      Market heroes would do well to avoid the madness of crowds

      Markets are easier to explain when there are heroes and villains. The traditional story was of widows and orphans...

    20. July 17, 2015

      Greek banks: olive branches

      Bank holidays are usually a rare opportunity for rest and recreation. In Greece, where banks have been shut for three...

    21. FT Alphaville

      July 17, 2015

      FirstFT (the new 6am Cut)

      Days after Greece appeared to escape crashing out of the euro, hawkish German finance minister Wolfgang Schäuble has...

    22. July 16, 2015

      Mario Draghi casts himself as guardian of monetary union

      If anyone ever doubted how much politics and the monopoly power to print currency are irredeemably linked, look no...

    23. July 16, 2015

      More than one way to skin Greece loan

      After months of conflict, Greece and its many creditors appear to have found agreeement on one point: the need to...

    24. July 16, 2015

      Eurozone bank debt sales hit decade low

      Issuance of euro-denominated bonds by eurozone banks has fallen to its lowest level in more than a decade, as lenders...

    25. FT Alphaville

      July 16, 2015

      El-Erian: Reaction to an insightful ECB press conference

      The writer is Mohamed El-Erian, chief economic adviser to Allianz and chair of US President Barack Obama’s Global...

    26. July 16, 2015

      EU agrees on €7bn bridge loan for Greece

      The EU has in principle agreed a €7bn emergency loan to Greece, using a mothballed pan-European fund with special...

    27. FT Alphaville

      July 16, 2015

      Eventually, the ECB will have to make a choice...

      Easier than grabbing from the wires, from @ecb: And on that choice…. This, from RBS’s Alberto Gallo, is timely: Can...

    28. July 16, 2015

      ECB puts in place secret credit lines with Bulgaria and Romania

      The European Central Bank has introduced secret credit lines to Bulgaria and Romania as part of a broader effort to...

    29. The World

      July 16, 2015

      Live - Mario Draghi's ECB press conference

      The European Central Bank, as expected, kept interest rates unchanged. Attention now turns to ECB President Mario...

    30. July 16, 2015

      Draghi affirms faith in Greece’s place in euro

      Greece enjoyed the first relief it has tasted in months of crisis yesterday when it won a fresh cash lifeline for its...

    31. July 16, 2015

      Euro project still has mountains to climb

      When its debt crisis escalated four years ago, investors sold eurozone financial assets — and headed for the mountains,...

    32. July 16, 2015

      European Central Bank prepares to discuss Greece banks lifeline

      While members of the European Central Bank’s governing council dined on the upper floors of the bank’s 46-storey...

    33. July 15, 2015

      ECB’s buying challenges covered bonds

      Something is rotten in the state of covered bonds. The debt instruments, first crafted in 18th century Prussia, are...

    34. July 14, 2015

      UK attacks EU emergency aid plan for Greece

      Britain’s George Osborne and a fellow finance ministers from outside the eurozone have expressed outrage that the...

    35. July 14, 2015

      For an EU forged in crises, Greece is another opportunity

      Whenever a European summit erupts in angry disputes and concludes with questionable compromises, as did last weekend’s...

    36. July 13, 2015

      Greek banks: balancing act

      Talk about survivors. No reality television show could match the harrowing lives of Greek banks as they have been...

    37. FT Alphaville

      July 13, 2015

      Reform fatigue and the Greek banks

      Barclays have assessed the Greek banks which, prior to Monday’s “deal,” were in a precarious position. Since the crisis...

    38. July 12, 2015

      Political will keeps Greece’s stopgap loans — for now

      As eurozone leaders argued over the fate of Greece, Mario Draghi was watching their every move with mounting anxiety....

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