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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. August 1, 2014

    Moody’s upgrades Greece’s sovereign credit rating

    ATHENS Moody’s raised Greece’s sovereign credit rating on Friday and gave it a stable outlook, saying it believed the...

  3. July 24, 2014

    Greece cuts state wage bill by more than a third

    Greece has slashed its government wage bill by more than a third over five years as Athens prepares for crucial talks with...

  4. July 22, 2014

    Bank of Cyprus eyes first post-crisis bond sale

    The Bank of Cyprus is looking at its first bond deal since the nation’s financial collapse last year as investors flock back...

  5. July 17, 2014

    Capital markets still not safe for Greece

    Whether it was just bad timing, or fate, Thursday of last week was an unfortunate day for Greece to launch a bond issue....

  6. July 13, 2014

    Students caught up in power games at Greece’s unruly universities

    Alexandros, a final-year student, was dejectedly sipping an iced cappuccino at a café close to the downtown campus of Athens...

  7. July 10, 2014

    Golden Dawn leader jailed in Greece

    The spokesman for Greece’s neo-Nazi Golden Dawn party was jailed on Thursday to await trial on charges of possessing weapons...

  8. July 10, 2014

    Greek debt sale damped by Portugal turmoil

    Trouble in Portugal’s banking dynasty trickled across the border to countries in southern Europe on Thursday, pushing up...

  9. July 9, 2014

    Greece plans new three-year bond issue

    Greece is planning a fresh sale of government debt as it seeks to draw a line under a domestic financial crisis that almost...

  10. July 6, 2014

    The Academic Week Ahead

    Monday – July 7 Consider an MBA MIT Sloan on the Road presentations arrive in Paris. Each year the US business school hosts...

  11. July 5, 2014

    Greece orders power workers to end strike

    The Greek government on Saturday ordered striking employees at the state-controlled electricity utility back to work by...

  12. July 5, 2014

    Donors step in to assist the victims of Greek austerity

    Christina, an Athenian in her mid-40s, has been living on the streets of the Greek capital since losing her job and her home...

  13. July 5, 2014

    Exports bolster mattress maker Coco-Mat

    Horsehair from Mongolia, goose down from China and dried seaweed from Greece: the stuffing in Coco-Mat’s natural mattresses...

  14. July 5, 2014

    Aegean Airlines takes off on back of recovery

    The Greek crisis put paid to Aegean Airlines’ ambitious growth plans, pushing the Athens-based regional carrier into the red...

  15. July 5, 2014

    Signs of revival for Greece after years of pain

    The signs of economic crisis are visible everywhere in Athens, from shuttered shops and graffiti-sprayed public buildings to...

  16. June 20, 2014

    China signs $4bn of deals with Greece

    Greece and China have signed shipping, trade and energy deals worth $4bn during a three-day visit to Athens by Li Keqiang,...

  17. FT Photo Diary

    June 4, 2014

    Golden dawn in Athens

    Yannis Kolesidis/EPA Far-right Golden Dawn party supporters demonstrate in front of the parliament in Athens before a vote...

  18. FT Photo Diary

    June 3, 2014

    Anger in Athens

    Alkis Konstantinidis/Reuters Cleaning ladies employed by the public sector demonstrate at the entrance to the Finance...

  19. May 26, 2014

    Syriza leader seeks Greek elections after European poll triumph

    The leader of Greece’s leftwing Syriza party, followed up his victory in Sunday’s European parliamentary vote by asking the...

  20. May 19, 2014

    Leftwing Syriza party challenges Greek government in local polls

    Greece’s leftwing Syriza party threw down a challenge to the coalition government in Sunday’s first round of voting in local...

  21. May 15, 2014

    The Two Faces of January – film review

    Patricia Highsmith wrote great thriller novels – great because they are more than thrillers – but Hollywood keeps picking...

  22. May 14, 2014

    Inside Europe’s Plan Z

    Every working day since the crisis struck, George Provopoulos, the silver-haired governor of Greece’s central bank, summoned...

  23. May 12, 2014

    Golden Dawn lures voters with welfare programme

    In the 1980s, Christos Papadimitriou had a high-flying career setting up intensive care units at hospitals across Greece....

  24. FT Photo Diary

    May 12, 2014

    Eyes on survival

    Aris Messinis/AFP A group of migrants from Somalia that survived an accident in the Aegean Sea last week, arrive at the port...

  25. May 11, 2014

    How the euro was saved - FT series

    To the astonishment of almost everyone in the room, Angela Merkel began to cry. “Das ist nicht fair.” That is not fair, the...

  26. April 17, 2014

    National Bank of Greece plans bond launch

    Greece’s second-largest bank plans to return to capital markets next week in the wake of a successful bond issue and two...

  27. April 12, 2014

    Greece’s National Bank eyes tapping markets with equity offering

    ATHENS, April 12 - Greece’s largest lender, National Bank, is considering tapping international markets with a share...

  28. April 10, 2014

    Ebullience tinged by anxiety as Greece returns to markets

    Maria Adamopoulou waves a half-smoked cigarette towards a police tape blocking access to the central Athens department store...

  29. April 10, 2014

    Greece’s long road to recovery

    Greece has made a faster return to the international bond market than many thought possible. Four years ago, self-appointed...

  30. FT Photo Diary

    April 10, 2014

    Athens car bomb

    Yannis Kolesidis/EPA Police bomb-disposal experts gather evidence at the site of an explosion in the centre of Athens, on...

  31. The World

    April 9, 2014

    Pros and cons of investors' new found love for Europe

    The news that Greece is returning to the markets as an issuer of sovereign-debt is symbolic of the resurgence of interest...

  32. FT Photo Diary

    April 9, 2014

    Strife in Athens

    Aris Messinis/AFP A demonstrator stands as he participates in a 24-hour general strike in Athens. Greek unions held a...

  33. FT Alphaville

    April 9, 2014

    That new Greek bond -- the terms

    Coupon not fixed yet. But note a) that they’ve hired lots of banks to sell this and b) the law… Issuer: The Hellenic...

  34. April 2, 2014

    Greece in bond issue talks as yields tumble

    The Greek government is speaking to at least two foreign investment banks about an earlier than expected return to capital...

  35. April 1, 2014

    Eurozone signs off on delayed €8.3bn bailout for Greece

    Eurozone finance ministers have signed off on €8.3bn in long-delayed bailout aid for Greece, ending a six-month stand-off...

  36. March 31, 2014

    Grande Bretagne roof garden, Athens

    Where: Hotel Grande Bretagne, Syntagma Square, AthensWiFi: yesPlug sockets: yesEspresso: €4.50Open: breakfast 6-11am;...

  37. March 27, 2014

    Greece set to approve China-backed privatisation bid

    Greece’s privatisation agency is expected to accept a €915m Chinese-backed bid to develop the coastal site of the former...

  38. FT Photo Diary

    March 26, 2014

    Eye on the road

    Dimitri Messinis/AP A motorcyclist passes the work ‘Access Control’ by Greek street artist iNO, on central Pireos Street in...

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