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    1. July 5, 2015

      Greek No vote hits early euro trading

      The euro fell in early Asian trading on Monday after Greek voters in the previous day’s referendum backed the government’s...

    2. July 5, 2015

      Greece’s eurozone future in doubt after decisive No victory

      Greece’s anti-austerity government scored a decisive victory in Sunday’s referendum as voters backed its call to reject a...

    3. July 3, 2015

      World Bank denies China sought to have critical report censored

      The World Bank sought to head off accusations on Friday that it had bowed to Chinese pressure and censored itself by...

    4. July 3, 2015

      Greek banks prepare plan to raid deposits to avert collapse

      Greek banks are preparing contingency plans for a possible “bail-in” of depositors amid fears the country is heading for...

    5. July 3, 2015

      A bewildering week in the Greece crisis when trust evaporated

      “The ultimatum,” as Alexis Tsipras calls it, came last Thursday morning. The Greek prime minister had spent the previous...

    6. July 3, 2015

      Greece’s accidental referendum on the euro

      This Sunday, Greece will vote in one of the more peculiar referendums of current times. On the ballot paper is a bailout...

    7. July 3, 2015

      Greece recovery depends on market access

      Greece must be liberated from its dependence on short-term aid and readmitted to financial markets, the architect of the...

    8. July 3, 2015

      World Bank redacts report critical of China financial system

      The World Bank has removed a chapter from a report on China’s economy issued on Wednesday that called for urgent steps to...

    9. July 2, 2015

      Greece should vote for the rule of law

      Greece cannot win from Sunday’s referendum. Rejection of the terms demanded by the country’s creditors would accelerate the...

    10. FT Alphaville

      July 2, 2015

      How we would have restructured Greece's debt, by the IMF

      Here is an earnest, but very strange, document. Click to read. It’s a Greek debt sustainability analysis by IMF staff. Yes,...

    11. July 2, 2015

      Greece needs €60bn in new aid, says IMF

      Greece needs more than €60bn in new financial help over the next three years and faces decades under a daunting mountain of...

    12. Brussels Blog

      July 2, 2015

      IMF: 3rd Greek bailout would cost €52bn. Or more?

      What would a third bailout for Greece look like? The International Monetary Fund has provided the first public insight into...

    13. July 1, 2015

      Q&A: ECB’s emergency loan lifeline for Greek banks

      Greece’s banks, and hopes of staying in the euro, are being kept alive with a drip feed of emergency loans approved by the...

    14. July 1, 2015

      Greece unlikely to find allies in emerging markets

      On Tuesday evening Washington time, Greece joined the club that no one wants to be a member of when it defaulted on a...

    15. July 1, 2015

      The debt relief carrot dangles before Greece’s Alexis Tsipras

      Just when you think Alexis Tsipras, Greece’s prime minister, can’t spring any more surprises, he does it again. After...

    16. FT Photo Diary

      July 1, 2015

      Greece defaults on IMF repayment

      A sticker with the word ‘No’ in Greek is seen on an advertisement in front of a retail store in Athens, Greece. Greece’s...

    17. July 1, 2015

      Eurozone markets rise on Greek deal hopes

      Eurozone equities and peripheral bond yields rallied sharply after Greece indicated that it will accept the terms of a...

    18. FT Alphaville

      July 1, 2015

      Defaulting on the IMF: a stupid idea whose time had come

      This belief — that an implicit official sector guarantee has quietly settled over every sovereign debt instrument issued by...

    19. June 30, 2015

      Payment failure pitches IMF into uncharted territory

      Greece on Tuesday night became the first advanced economy to miss a payment to the International Monetary Fund in its...

    20. June 30, 2015

      South African joblessness ‘driven by substandard schools’

      That South Africa has an unemployment problem is without doubt. Uncertainty, though, creeps in when the reasons, and...

    21. June 30, 2015

      All eyes on ECB as time runs out for Greece

      Eurozone central bankers were preparing on Wednesday to raise the heat on Greece and its banks by restricting their access...

    22. June 30, 2015

      Greece’s IMF payment: When is a default not a default?

      If Greece does not transfer the equivalent of €1.6bn to the International Monetary Fund on Tuesday, it will become the first...

    23. June 29, 2015

      Greek crisis: Readers’ questions answered

      These are the questions that the FT’s social media audience have been asking about the Greek debt crisis. Martin Sandbu, our...

    24. June 29, 2015

      Greek survival path runs through banks’ bolted doors

      Greece’s path to economic salvation runs through its banks. Its financial system is on the brink of collapse, shut to most...

    25. June 29, 2015

      Puerto Rico bonds tumble on debt fears

      Puerto Rico’s bonds tumbled to new lows after the island’s governor admitted that its $70bn debt pile is “not payable”, and...

    26. June 29, 2015

      No vote means isolation, Europe warns Greeks

      European leaders have warned Greeks that Sunday’s vote on the international bailout is a referendum on membership of the...

    27. June 28, 2015

      Q&A: what options now for Greece’s strained banking system?

      Greece looks set to enter uncharted waters this week, with the expiry on Tuesday of its creditors’ offer of a new €15.3bn...

    28. June 28, 2015

      A ‘take-it-or-leave it’ vote is a recipe for disaster for Greece

      Early Sunday morning the Greek parliament voted to hold a referendum that will be decisive for the country’s future....

    29. FT Alphaville

      June 28, 2015

      Greece: bank analysts and eurowatchers on what to expect on Monday (UPDATED)

      For the latest on the ECB’s liquidity position on Greece, see our post here. Meanwhile, here’s some instant analysis by way...

    30. June 28, 2015

      Can Greece still avoid Grexit?

      When eurozone finance ministers emerged from a meeting without their Greek counterpart Yanis Varoufakis on Saturday night,...

    31. June 28, 2015

      Timeline: How the Greek economy hit a roadblock

      The Greek crisis took a dramatic new turn this weekend after Alexis Tsipras, the Greek prime minister, called a surprise...

    32. June 28, 2015

      Greek parliament backs bailout poll

      Greece’s parliament backed an unexpected call for a referendum on a final bailout offer by the country’s creditors, even as...

    33. June 27, 2015

      Failure to agree to bailout increases probability of Grexit

      The most important news this weekend is not that the Greek government has called a referendum. It is that the Greek...

    34. June 26, 2015

      Puerto Rico: default in a warm place with good air links

      My friends in the international distressed asset business have been looking forward to the Puerto Rico debt crash and the...

    35. June 26, 2015

      Greek debt crisis: What happens next?

      Several do-or-die deadlines have now come and gone in the five-month stand-off between Athens and its international...

    36. The World

      June 26, 2015

      For ordinary Greeks, the choice is between extremely bad or worse

      Another chapter will be written this weekend in Greece’s proud, painful history of national suffering, defiance and...

    37. Brussels Blog

      June 26, 2015

      Leaked: Greece's new bailout counterproposal

      Athens’ final counterproposal to its trio of bailout monitors would re-impose many of the large-scale corporate taxes and...

    38. June 25, 2015

      Greek bailout talks postponed to Saturday

      EU leaders, having tripped over multiple deadlines for Greece to accept a reform plan to unlock €7.2bn in bailout aid, set...

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