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    1. Brussels Blog

      July 27, 2015

      Varoufakis unplugged: the London call transcript

      The London-based Official Monetary and Financial Institutions Forum, headed by two ex-Financial Times scribes –...

    2. July 27, 2015

      Yanis Varoufakis defends ‘Plan B’ tax hack

      Yanis Varoufakis has insisted he did nothing improper as part of a five-month clandestine project he ran as Greek...

    3. The Exchange

      July 27, 2015

      The way to fix Greece is to fix the banks

      Successive bailout strategies for Greece have failed to grasp the nettle of the zombie banks. The banking sector is...

    4. July 26, 2015

      Italy’s Pier Carlo Padoan calls for ‘political union’ to save euro

      Italy’s finance minister has called for deeper eurozone integration in the aftermath of the Greek crisis, saying a move...

    5. July 26, 2015

      Nouriel Roubini: Dr Doom condemns cute investment labels

      Nouriel Roubini is known as Dr Doom, ostensibly because of his foresight in predicting the US housing problems that led...

    6. July 24, 2015

      Syriza’s covert plot during crisis talks to return to drachma

      Arresting the central bank’s governor. Emptying its vaults. Appealing to Moscow for help. These were the elements of a...

    7. July 24, 2015

      Renewed bailout talks between Greece and creditors hit snags

      Talks to agree a new €86bn bailout for Greece ran into trouble on Friday after Athens raised hurdles for negotiators in...

    8. FT Alphaville

      July 24, 2015

      The greatest sustained EM reserve slump in 20 years

      Bigger than Greece, bigger than China (or at least one of the most significant parts of the China story) is the massive...

    9. July 24, 2015

      Eurozone turmoil leaves German investments intact

      Many in the markets are enthusiastic about European shares this year. Quantitative easing money from the European...

    10. FT Alphaville

      July 24, 2015

      Anecdotes can't tell you how an economy is doing: Greek vacation edition

      Greece has endured a Depression-level collapse over the past few years, with employment and real national income both...

    11. July 23, 2015

      No sign yet of Greece’s finishing line

      When running a marathon, the warm-up is all important to avoid injuries. Greece has certainly been getting practice for...

    12. July 23, 2015

      Greece restarts creditor talks in Athens after months of hiatus

      Greece and its bailout creditors are to begin their long-awaited final push towards completing a new €86bn rescue when...

    13. July 23, 2015

      Greece and creditors return to the bargaining table. Now what?

      With the Greek parliament passing the final round of austerity measures to launch talks on a new €86bn bailout,...

    14. July 23, 2015

      Dublin should be careful not to celebrate too soon

      As Greek lawmakers argued through the night over a bailout they all heartily loathe, a little smugness on the part of...

    15. July 23, 2015

      Ukraine showdown with creditors comes to head

      A months-long, multibillion-dollar test of will between Ukraine and its creditors is due to come to a head as Kiev...

    16. July 23, 2015

      Growing revolt pushes Syriza towards a split

      Disputes over Greece’s latest European rescue deal are pushing Syriza towards a split after a parliamentary vote...

    17. July 23, 2015

      Bank debt investors eye Greek resolution

      Greece’s parliament on Thursday approved a European directive governing ways to support the country’s struggling banks,...

    18. July 23, 2015

      Grillo calls for Italy to throw off euro ‘straitjacket’

      Beppe Grillo, the leader of Italy’s populist Five Star Movement, has launched a full-throated attack on the euro,...

    19. FT Alphaville

      July 23, 2015

      With petrodollars also go global reserves

      US energy independence alongside labour re-shoring is contracting the global pool of petro and sweatdollars and with it...

    20. July 23, 2015

      Caterpillar cuts forecast on gloomy global outlook

      Caterpillar cut its full-year forecast as the strong US dollar compounded continuing weakness in China and Brazil,...

    21. The World

      July 23, 2015

      Tsipras is master of all he surveys in Greece

      Once again, it was an agonisingly long piece of Greek parliamentary theatre. But once again, in the early hours of...

    22. July 23, 2015

      Crisis in Greece overshadows campaign in Portuguese poll

      A general election has been called in Portugal for October 4, the first of several national ballots in crisis-hit...

    23. FT Alphaville

      July 23, 2015

      Further reading

      Elsewhere on Thursday, - Index funds may work a little too well. - Kaletsky: Why the Greek deal will work. - Koo on...

    24. July 22, 2015

      Eurozone borrowing rises to record as recovery remains weak

      Debt in the eurozone has reached a record high despite an incipient economic recovery, underlining the challenges...

    25. July 22, 2015

      Tsipras secures backing of Greek MPs for crucial reforms

      The Greek parliament backed a second round of reforms demanded by creditors early on Thursday but the vote revealed a...

    26. July 22, 2015

      Greece crisis tests start-ups’ staying power

      If it was not for his wife’s credit card, George Kollias’ music start-up would have been one of the thousands of Greek...

    27. The World

      July 22, 2015

      Greece is more useful to Russia inside the EU than out

      We learned on Monday that Yuri Milner, the billionaire Russian entrepreneur, is to spend $100m of his own money over...

    28. July 22, 2015

      Companies rush to sell debt before August break

      After Greece comes the flood, with a deluge of new debt washing across capital markets on both sides of the Atlantic....

    29. July 22, 2015

      Pound rises after Bank of England minutes

      Sterling resumed its summer ascent to the sunny uplands after minutes from the Bank of England’s July rate-setting...

    30. FT Alphaville

      July 22, 2015

      Further reading

      Elsewhere on Wednesday, - Part one of Dan Davies’ defence of Greece’s 2010 bailout. - Greece, Germany and… the global...

    31. July 21, 2015

      Tough approach to Greece makes Schäuble the toast of Germany

      When Angela Merkel was general secretary of the Christian Democrats and Wolfgang Schäuble was party chairman, the pair...

    32. July 21, 2015

      Eurozone equities buoyed by economic outlook

      European stocks have this week traded at their highest levels since April, as investors move on from Greece’s debt...

    33. July 21, 2015

      Athens delays increasing farmers’ taxes

      Athens has left a measure imposing higher taxes on farmers out of a reform bill that is essential to securing a new...

    34. FT Photo Diary

      July 21, 2015

      Tsipras arrives at Maximos Mansion

      Alexis Tsipras, Greece’s prime minister, arrives at Maximos Mansion in Athens, Greece, on. There’s still a danger that...

    35. FT Alphaville

      July 21, 2015

      Further reading

      Elsewhere on Tuesday, - Tsipras: The man who cost Greece billions. - Dan Davies: But really, what would the German...

    36. FT Alphaville

      July 21, 2015

      FirstFT (the new 6am Cut)

      Greek banks opened for the first time in three weeks on Monday in an attempt to bolster savers’ confidence in the...

    37. July 20, 2015

      Greek banks stage a limited reopening after three-week closure

      Greek banks reopened on Monday after a three-week shutdown, giving customers access to cash kept in safe deposit boxes...

    38. July 20, 2015

      EU falls short on asylum quota scheme

      The EU’s attempt to spread the burden of asylum seekers arriving in Greece and Italy has suffered another setback when...

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