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    1. April 24, 2015

      Bund yields track hopes for Greek accord

      Waning haven demand kept German Bunds higher for the week while Greece’s short-term government debt yields shifted lower on...

    2. April 21, 2015

      Greek debt deadlock hits share and bond prices

      Deadlock between Athens and its creditors triggered a sharp sell off in Greek markets on Tuesday as hopes for a bailout deal...

    3. April 20, 2015

      Clearing houses hit back at European plans

      A group of seven European derivatives exchanges operators have hit back at regulators’ plans to give investors greater...

    4. April 19, 2015

      IMF chief encourages Greece to bring reforms to ‘fruition’

      Greece’s populist government must set aside politics and bring promised reforms to “fruition” to save its economy and avoid...

    5. April 18, 2015

      Draghi says eurozone has tools to deal with Greece crisis

      Mario Draghi said the euro area was better equipped than it had been in the past to deal with a new Greek crisis but warned...

    6. April 18, 2015

      Lew urges Greece to speed up reforms

      US Treasury secretary Jack Lew warned on Friday that a full-blown crisis in Greece would cast a new cloud of uncertainty...

    7. April 17, 2015

      Greece: Decision time

      Below the walls of the Greek parliament, on the spacious, sloping square of Syntagma in central Athens, the most unusual...

    8. April 16, 2015

      Christine Lagarde dashes Greek hopes on loan respite

      Christine Lagarde, head of the International Monetary Fund, dashed Greece’s hopes of grace periods for loans it is due to...

    9. FT Photo Diary

      April 16, 2015

      Migrants reach Greece

      Immigrants wait to apply for political asylum at the asylum service office in Athens, Greece ...

    10. FT Alphaville

      April 16, 2015

      FirstFT (the new 6am Cut)

      You can sign up to receive the email here. Greece is now even more likely to go bust in May after German finance minister...

    11. April 15, 2015

      Wolfgang Schäuble dashes hope of Greek bailout deal

      Germany’s finance minister virtually ruled out a deal next week that would release bailout funds to Athens, increasing the...

    12. The World

      April 15, 2015

      Sun is shining, restaurants are full and Athens is far from panic

      Immersed in thoughts about whether Greece will strike a last-minute deal with its foreign creditors to avoid a debt default,...

    13. April 14, 2015

      Trend towards low yields shows no sign of slowing down

      When your bank starts charging you to save and pays you to borrow it’s a sure sign that something has gone awry. Denmark,...

    14. April 10, 2015

      European stocks reach 15-year high

      European share prices maintained their bullish momentum on Friday, propelling the FTSE Eurofirst 300 past its 2007 high and...

    15. April 8, 2015

      Russia and Greece pledge to ‘restart and revive’ relations

      Russian president Vladimir Putin and Greek prime minister Alexis Tsipras have made a pledge to “restart and revive”...

    16. April 7, 2015

      Spectre of Grexit back as cash runs out

      “Grexit” is the phrase once again on everyone’s lips in Europe. Even if Greece is able to pay back a €450m loan to the...

    17. April 6, 2015

      EU considers probe into unfair state aid for south European banks

      The EU is collecting evidence to determine if Greece, Portugal, Spain and Italy should face an investigation into whether...

    18. April 6, 2015

      Alexis Tsipras’s soft fruit ploy with Moscow set to antagonise EU

      When Alexis Tsipras visits Vladimir Putin’s Kremlin on Wednesday there is a chance the Greek premier’s eastern manoeuvre...

    19. April 6, 2015

      Greece falling short of final debt deal

      For a government struggling to make a repayment to the International Monetary Fund this week, Greece’s Syriza administration...

    20. April 6, 2015

      Greece reassures on €450m payment due to IMF

      Greece has assured the International Monetary Fund that it will not miss a €450m payment to the fund due on Thursday, easing...

    21. April 5, 2015

      Frustrated officials want Greek premier to ditch Syriza far left

      Eurozone authorities’ frustration with Greece has grown so intense that a change in the current Athens government’s make-up,...

    22. April 4, 2015

      Greek finance minister to discuss reforms with IMF chief

      ATHENS, April 4 — Greek Finance Minister Yanis Varoufakis will meet International Monetary Fund Managing Director Christine...

    23. Brussels Blog

      April 2, 2015

      New eurogroup president: Dijsselbloem vs de Guindos

      The second quarter of 2015 will not only bring a crescendo in the ongoing Greek crisis for the 19 eurozone finance ministers...

    24. April 1, 2015

      Greece submits new list of reforms to eurozone

      Greece on Wednesday submitted a fresh list of economic reforms to eurozone authorities, estimating the measures could raise...

    25. Brussels Blog

      March 30, 2015

      The Greek reform list: the best is yet to come?

      There has been lots of analysis on a new list of economic reforms that the Greek government sent to its bailout monitors...

    26. FT Alphaville

      March 30, 2015

      FirstFT (the new 6am Cut)

      You can sign up to receive the email here. Iranian officials took nuclear talks to the wire, raising a further obstacle by...

    27. March 29, 2015

      Greece struggles to accommodate lenders as cash dwindles

      Athens haggled with its lenders through the weekend to try to narrow differences over economic reforms, but remaining gaps...

    28. March 29, 2015

      Eurozone warned of complacency over impact of potential Greek exit

      Eurozone quantitative easing was launched to save the single currency bloc. But it may end up making it easier to break the...

    29. March 27, 2015

      Greece to pay pensions . . . for this month

      Some of the money has come through strong-arm collection tactics, and some through enticements. Whatever the case, Greece’s...

    30. March 25, 2015

      Greek hopes to tap €1.2bn from EU fund dashed

      Athens’ hope that it could alleviate a mounting cash crisis by seeking the return of €1.2bn in disputed funds from its bank...

    31. FT Alphaville

      March 25, 2015

      FirstFT (the new 6am Cut)

      You can sign up to receive the email here. Philadelphia cream cheese and Cadbury chocolate is on the menu for 3G. The...

    32. March 24, 2015

      Athens raids public health coffers in hunt for cash

      Greece’s government has raided the coffers of its public health service and the Athens metro as it widens a hunt for funds...

    33. Brussels Blog

      March 22, 2015

      Tsipras letter to Merkel: the annotated text

      If you didn’t know what the standoff over Greece’s bailout was all about, Alexis Tsipras, the new Greek prime minister, has...

    34. March 22, 2015

      Greece’s leader warns Merkel of ‘impossible’ debt payments

      Alexis Tsipras, the Greek prime minister, has warned Angela Merkel that it will be “impossible” for Athens to service debt...

    35. March 20, 2015

      Greek bailout summit ends in disarray

      Greece’s prime minister and fellow eurozone leaders emerged from a meeting early on Friday morning touting a breakthrough...

    36. March 20, 2015

      Greece’s Tsipras vows to accelerate reforms at meeting with EU creditors

      Greece’s prime minister agreed to speed up his economic reform plans but failed to secure any short-term financing for his...

    37. The World

      March 19, 2015

      Popular parties blight Rajoy's electoral fortunes

      It seems as if good news is gushing out of Spain these days like water from a Seville fountain. The economy is expanding at...

    38. March 18, 2015

      Greece and creditors bicker ahead of summit

      A Greek “humanitarian bill” to aid victims of the economic crisis has become the latest flashpoint in the country’s frayed...

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