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    2. August 25, 2015

      ECB’s Vitor Constâncio sees ‘few signs’ of slowdown in China

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    1. August 24, 2015

      Low liquidity drives fresh emerging markets forex sell-off

      Low liquidity was one of the drivers behind some of the most volatile trading in the forex market this year, as the...

    2. August 23, 2015

      Doubts surface over Anbang bid for Novo Banco

      A multi-billion-euro bid by Anbang Insurance for Portugal’s Novo Banco that would lead to the first Chinese acquisition...

    3. August 21, 2015

      Greek bonds rally on hopes of QE buying

      Greek government bonds, pariah of global markets for much of this year, are back in favour once again as investors bet...

    4. August 21, 2015

      Weaker euro boosts eurozone export orders

      The eurozone’s recovery strengthened a little this month as the weaker euro led to a rise in new export orders for the...

    5. FT Alphaville

      August 20, 2015

      Summer thunder [now with answers]

      It’s August. Less quiet that usual but still August. Have a quiz. Courtesy of BofAML’s Michael Hartnett, of the...

    6. August 19, 2015

      Spotlight falls on Corbyn’s foreign policies

      At a campaign rally for the Labour leadership, Jeremy Corbyn began with a lengthy description of his meeting with...

    7. August 17, 2015

      Currency war heating up for yen and euro

      Like frogs in a pot of water, European and Japanese policymakers face being trapped in rising temperatures caused by...

    8. August 16, 2015

      ECB doubles the time needed to review banks’ risk models

      The European Central Bank has quietly given itself up to four years for an “intrusive” review that could force the...

    9. August 14, 2015

      Weak eurozone data underline fragile recovery

      Disappointing eurozone numbers released on Friday demonstrate the fragility of the region’s recovery despite a cocktail...

    10. August 14, 2015

      Greek parliament approves €85bn bailout after rancorous debate

      Greece’s parliament approved a new €85bn rescue package early on Friday following rancorous all-night talks and the...

    11. August 13, 2015

      Brussels backs IMF over Greek debt relief

      The European institutions overseeing Greece’s bailout have expressed “serious concerns” over the sustainability of the...

    12. August 13, 2015

      ECB signals turning point for eurozone inflation

      The European Central Bank says the eurozone may have finally reached a turning point on the low inflation that has...

    13. FT Alphaville

      August 12, 2015

      Who sold European bonds?

      Someone had to, because the net supply of new bonds was minimal and the European Central Bank has been buying €60bn per...

    14. August 11, 2015

      Greece strikes outline of debt deal with creditors

      Greece struck an outline deal with creditors on terms of a proposed €86bn rescue package on Tuesday, marking a...

    15. August 10, 2015

      Case for holding UK corporate bonds

      The UK has long seen itself as somewhere between Europe and the US economically as well as geographically. Now, with...

    16. August 9, 2015

      Democracy at the heart of fight for Greece

      The biggest question raised by Syriza’s election victory last January was not about Greece. It was whether any national...

    17. August 9, 2015

      Drop in long-term investment hinders eurozone recovery

      The European Central Bank’s attempt to kick-start the eurozone economy is facing a stubborn reluctance among companies...

    18. August 9, 2015

      European bond buying is ‘no good’ for infrastructure debt market

      Efforts to encourage pension funds to invest in infrastructure projects in Europe could be thwarted by the expansion of...

    19. 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...

    20. 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...

    21. 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...

    22. 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...

    23. 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...

    24. 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...

    25. 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...

    26. 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...

    27. 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...

    28. 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...

    29. 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...

    30. 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...

    31. 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,...

    32. 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...

    33. 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,...

    34. 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...

    35. 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...

    36. 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...

    37. 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...

    38. 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...

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