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      Greece’s debt deal is not a game-changer

      On Wednesday, Greece’s creditors agreed to release more than €10bn in bailout money and to consider ways of...

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      May 27, 2016

      Ukraine begins defence of Russian bond default

      Ukraine is due to file its defence against repaying a $3bn loan to Russia today, in a case that threatens to undo some...

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    1. FT Alphaville

      May 27, 2016

      Further reading

      Elsewhere on Friday - The IMF goes against “neoliberalism”. - A profile of Harvard professor Dani Rodrik, who warned us...

    2. May 26, 2016

      IMF economists put ‘neoliberalism’ under the spotlight

      First it questioned capital controls, then inequality and fiscal austerity. Is the International Monetary Fund now...

    3. May 26, 2016

      Greek debt deal reflects shifting powers among IMF members

      The International Monetary Fund stepped back from confrontation on Greece this week — to the delight of eurozone...

    4. Fast FT

      May 26, 2016

      Ukraine cuts rates for 2nd time in a month

      Ukraine’s central bank has cut interest rates for the second time in the space of a month as more moderate inflation...

    5. Fast FT

      May 26, 2016

      Greek yields jump as IMF repeats debt relief doubts

      Doubts over the viability of Greece’s latest debt deal are growing after the International Monetary Fund insisted it...

    6. May 25, 2016

      Schäuble manouevres through tortuous Greek deal

      Wolfgang Schäuble, Germany’s finance minister, came out of the tortuous Greece rescue negotiations with enough...

    7. FT Alphaville

      May 25, 2016

      The Greek government's equity portfolio

      According to data published by the Bank of Greece, which follows common standards set by the European Central Bank and...

    8. Fast FT

      May 25, 2016

      Four things to expect after Greece's debt relief deal

      Greece’s creditors agreed a wide-ranging deal to secure debt relief for the country, after marathon talks in Brussels...

    9. beyondbrics

      May 25, 2016

      MSCI's China A-share decision hangs in the balance

      By Ken Wong, Eastspring Investments There is an even chance that, this summer, China’s A-shares will be included for...

    10. Fast FT

      May 25, 2016

      Moody's gives nod to Greek deal

      Ratings agency Moody’s has used that rarest of phrases in relation to Greece: “A credit positive development.” In light...

    11. May 25, 2016

      Greece reaches breakthrough deal with creditors

      Greece’s international creditors have bought time to secure the country’s financial future after agreeing broad but...

    12. Fast FT

      May 25, 2016

      Greek bonds on the march after debt relief breakthrough

      Now there’s something you don’t see every day. Greek 10-year bonds are yielding under 7 per cent for the first time...

    13. May 25, 2016

      Messy Greek debt deal leaves key questions unanswered

      The call to Astana was not getting through. At a critical moment in the saga of Greece’s debt talks, Christine Lagarde,...

    14. Fast FT

      May 25, 2016

      Greece reaches debt relief breakthrough with creditors

      Greece’s creditors agreed a wide-ranging deal to secure debt relief for the country, after marathon talks in Brussels...

    15. FT Alphaville

      May 24, 2016

      Is the IMF under-counting the Greek government's financial assets?

      According to the International Monetary Fund, the Greek government’s financial assets were worth around €3bn in 2015,...

    16. Fast FT

      May 24, 2016

      Schäuble: Greek debt relief not a 'pressing problem'

      The man of the moment has arrived at today’s eurogroup meeting in Brussels on Greece. German finance minister Wolfgang...

    17. Fast FT

      May 24, 2016

      Three things to expect from today's Greek eurogroup

      Eurozone finance ministers will be meeting in Brussels later this afternoon for their latest round of negotiations over...

    18. Brussels Blog

      May 24, 2016

      Brussels Briefing: Greek debt in charts

      Welcome to Monday’s edition of our daily Brussels Briefing. To receive it every morning in your email in-box, sign up...

    19. Fast FT

      May 23, 2016

      Coca-Cola latest group to face Venezuela setback

      Coca-Cola has become the latest company to face a setback in Venezuela as the protracted slump in crude prices has...

    20. May 23, 2016

      IMF urges eurozone to ease Greece’s debt pile with interest cap

      The International Monetary Fund confronted Germany over Greece’s unsustainable debt burden, issuing a bleak assessment...

    21. Fast FT

      May 23, 2016

      IMF calls for immediate Greek debt relief

      The International Monetary Fund has called on European creditors to provide “upfront” debt relief for Greece, in its...

    22. Fast FT

      May 23, 2016

      Italy stuck in low growth for another decade - IMF

      The Italian economy will not return to pre-crisis levels for another decade, as it lumbers under a weak banking system...

    23. Fast FT

      May 23, 2016

      Can Greece really pay back its debt?

      Greece’s international creditors have spent the last two weeks trying to thrash out measures they can agree on to...

    24. Fast FT

      May 23, 2016

      Greek bonds jump bailout on hopes

      Bring on the debt relief. Yields on 10-year Greek government debt have fallen to their lowest level since mid-November...

    25. May 22, 2016

      The IMF and calling Berlin’s bluff over Greece

      At one level, the recurring Greek crises fit the idea from Karl Marx of history repeating itself, first as tragedy then...

    26. May 20, 2016

      Greece’s creditors eye IMF debt deal

      Greece’s international creditors are discussing a plan to drastically scale back the International Monetary Fund’s...

    27. Fast FT

      May 20, 2016

      Israel may not meet 2016 growth target - Moody's

      Israel’s lower-than-expected growth in the first quarter signals that the country may not be able to achieve key...

    28. The Exchange

      May 20, 2016

      The solution to Europe's migrant crisis has shaky foundations

      Anxiety over Brexit continues, but northern Europe is now enjoying a first sigh of relief from the migrant crisis. The...

    29. May 19, 2016

      IMF agrees $5.4bn Iraq bailout to tackle Isis and budget deficit

      The International Monetary Fund has agreed to give Iraq a three-year $5.4bn bailout to help it manage the economic...

    30. May 19, 2016

      Berlin seeks to reach Greece deal with IMF

      Germany and the International Monetary Fund are trying to narrow their differences over the Greek financial rescue and...

    31. Fast FT

      May 19, 2016

      IMF pushes for bold Greek debt relief

      The International Monetary Fund has pushed for comprehensive measures to tackle Greece’s debt burden and urged for bold...

    32. Fast FT

      May 19, 2016

      Russian inflation set to return to target, says IMF

      Russia’s high interest rates policy is keeping he country on track to meet its long-term inflation target, but the...

    33. Fast FT

      May 19, 2016

      Greece posts bumper €2.4bn budget surplus

      Here’s something you don’t hear very often. Greece’s public finances are in very healthy shape. Over the first four...

    34. May 19, 2016

      Brexiters have bet the bank on the triumph of emotion over reason

      There was nothing surprising in the warning from the International Monetary Fund that the economic consequences for...

    35. May 17, 2016

      IMF calls for Iran reforms to attract international investors

      Iran must implement macroeconomic and structural reforms and combat money laundering and terrorist-financing if it is...

    36. Fast FT

      May 17, 2016

      Fuel shortage grounds Nigerian flights

      Several Nigerian airlines have cancelled and delayed domestic flights this week as yet another shortage–this time, of...

    37. Fast FT

      May 17, 2016

      Brazil appoints new central bank head

      Brazil’s new finance minister, Henrique Meirelles, has appointed one of the country’s most respected economists to head...

    38. May 17, 2016

      ‘Double debt bind’ can only be lifted with growth and inflation

      It was never meant to be like this. After the initial fiscal pump priming that followed the financial crisis, the...

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