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    1. 5 hours ago

      Eurozone officials seek to bypass Varoufakis to spur Greek talks

      A fraught eurozone meeting in Riga at the weekend has left Yanis Varoufakis, the Greek finance minister, increasingly...

    2. 6 hours ago

      The real threat to Europe lies in Ukraine rather than Greece

      I have written much about the euro in recent years, and warned of the danger of an insufficient policy response. But the...

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    1. 20 hours ago

      European commercial property is in dangerous territory

      Europe’s economies are hardly roaring back to life. Last year, the eurozone expanded by less than 1 per cent, with France...

    2. April 24, 2015

      Syriza censured over legislation to release terrorist

      In the early hours of June 29, 2002 a home-made bomb exploded in the hands of Savvas Xiros as he walked towards a shipping...

    3. April 24, 2015

      National interests collide over future of Europe’s migrants

      At a hastily arranged summit in Brussels this week, European leaders were unanimous on doing more to save people from...

    4. April 24, 2015

      Human traffickers advertise their trade on Facebook

      Smugglers have taken to Facebook to offer desperate migrants passage across the Mediterranean to Europe in a sign of how...

    5. April 24, 2015

      Germany and Greece: a twisted love affair

      My father, the son of a coalminer from Ashington, in northeast England, was 20 years old when he fought in one of the...

    6. FT Alphaville

      April 24, 2015

      Just another case of the heebie-GGBies?

      In this guest post, Gabriel Sterne, head of global macro research, Oxford Economics, looks at previous large drawdowns in...

    7. April 24, 2015

      EU frustration over Greece boils over at eurogroup meeting

      Months of mounting tensions between Greece and its creditors boiled over at a high-level EU meeting on Friday with eurozone...

    8. April 24, 2015

      Free Lunch: The IMF's big stick

      Foreclosing on the ECB? Few have great hopes that an agreement between Athens and its creditors will be struck at the...

    9. 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...

    10. April 23, 2015

      ECB adjusts to life amid the protests

      When a 21-year old German philosophy student last week leapt up and doused the most powerful man in Europe with confetti,...

    11. April 23, 2015

      US fears a European sequel to Lehman Brothers

      Another week, yet another wave of Greek drama. But as investors speculate about a possible Greek default, they should take...

    12. The Exchange

      April 23, 2015

      Europe has decoupled from Greece but investors may be too complacent

      Unlike past episodes when a significant part of Europe was consumed with regional turbulence, this time around financial...

    13. FT Alphaville

      April 23, 2015

      Further reading

      Elsewhere on Thursday, - Greece, scripophily and the edge of the map. - Can John Deere and its tractors destroy the very...

    14. April 23, 2015

      Greek contagion still on global risk list

      It is hard to believe but only 12 months ago Greek government bonds were the latest, hottest thing in global finance. A rush...

    15. April 21, 2015

      Weighing the rewards of risky Greek debt

      German government bonds offer investors a guaranteed loss on paper maturing up to eight years ahead. Losses on Greek...

    16. April 21, 2015

      Mythology that blocks progress in Greece

      The Greek epic continues. It will not end well if the people involved do not recognise they are clinging on to myths. Here...

    17. 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...

    18. April 21, 2015

      Greek leaders under fire for ordering councils to hand over cash

      Greece’s anti-austerity government faced the first serious rebellion over its handling of a deepening fiscal crisis after it...

    19. April 21, 2015

      Faces behind Greece’s radical government

      To people outside Greece, the most familiar faces from the country’s leftwing Syriza-led government are Alexis Tsipras, the...

    20. FT Alphaville

      April 21, 2015

      Further reading

      Elsewhere on Tuesday, - Of NY’s pension pot: “When you’re that big, it’s fair to ask why you’re paying external managers at...

    21. April 20, 2015

      Greece’s gloomy future is Ireland’s unlamented past

      On the night that Ireland entered a bailout programme in late November 2010, a giddy, end-of-era mood gripped Dublin’s...

    22. April 20, 2015

      Greek short-term bond yields hit another high

      A sharp sell-off in Greece’s short-term bonds entered its seventh consecutive session on Monday, with interest-rate yields...

    23. April 20, 2015

      Finnish coalition talks start as Sipila’s party secures victory

      The self-made millionaire set to be Finland’s next prime minister started tricky coalition discussions on Monday as he...

    24. FT Alphaville

      April 20, 2015

      Further reading

      Elsewhere on Monday, - Oh look, Varoufakis met Buchheit. - Krugman on Greece and sunk costs. - Game (theory) of Thrones. -...

    25. April 19, 2015

      Centre party takes most seats in Finland poll

      Finland backed a former telecoms entrepreneur as prime minister and handed second place to a populist anti-EU party in a...

    26. April 19, 2015

      Investors look for data confirmation of improvement in Europe

      Improvement in Europe is set to be the main theme of the week’s data releases; monetary easing, a weaker currency and lower...

    27. 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...

    28. April 19, 2015

      Greek default necessary but Grexit is not

      Until last week, discussions with Greece did not go well. That changed when the circus of international financial diplomacy...

    29. April 19, 2015

      How to deal with a problem child like Greece

      Never in the history of the eurozone has the eurogroup been so united. Never have the institutions formerly known as the...

    30. 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...

    31. 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...

    32. April 17, 2015

      The future of Greek financial negotiations is ancient history

      The majority of Greeks do not rightly comprehend the meaning of a [foreign] loan, but simply conclude that it is some...

    33. 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...

    34. April 17, 2015

      The worst mistake is to ignore secular stagnation

      Once there was a simple rule of thumb for determining a country’s economic standing: the lower the interest rate, the...

    35. April 17, 2015

      Financial stocks lead sudden European equities sell-off

      A sudden sell-off in financial stocks took European equities indices sharply lower on Friday as deepening worries about...

    36. April 17, 2015

      Moscovici warns Greece to agree to reforms or face default

      The EU’s top economic official has set the mid-May meeting of eurozone finance ministers as the “decisive” moment for Greece...

    37. FT Alphaville

      April 17, 2015

      Guest post: The Euro and the IMF Now

      Here’s former IMF staffer Peter Doyle , with some bold advice from the wings of the IMF Spring meetings… Wolfgang Schäuble...

    38. April 17, 2015

      Greek debt ends torrid week under pressure

      Germany sharply outperformed Greece and other weaker economies on Friday as tensions in Europe’s debt markets suggested the...

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