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      Rising price of olive oil is a pressing matter

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      The SNB goes negative

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    1. December 17, 2014

      Athens stumbles at first presidential poll hurdle

      Greek lawmakers failed to elect Stavros Dimas as the country’s next president in Wednesday’s first-round vote, but the...

    2. December 16, 2014

      Independent Greeks leader says ‘we want elections’

      There was a time when Panos Kammenos would have been a natural ally for Antonis Samaras, the country’s centre-right prime...

    3. Brussels Blog

      December 16, 2014

      The EU's expensive, empty airports

      An airport that loses €275 per passenger. A €16.5m runway that has never been used by the aircraft for which it was built....

    4. December 15, 2014

      Bank of Cyprus shares to resume trading

      Bank of Cyprus will take another step towards recovery on Tuesday when its shares resume trading 22 months after the lender...

    5. December 15, 2014

      EU chief risks backlash by praising Greek government ahead of vote

      The EU’s top economic official weighed into Greece’s political maelstrom on Monday, lauding the economic reforms of the...

    6. December 15, 2014

      Investment risks of Europe’s ‘protest’ parties

      When the eurozone debt crisis erupted five years ago, Greece’s woes were the prologue to a much bigger European financial...

    7. December 12, 2014

      The coming Grexit tragedy is really a European farce

      Europe, as in the sovereign and systemic risk playground, is becoming interesting again for US speculators. Thanks to...

    8. December 12, 2014

      War of words escalates as Samaras strains to keep Syriza at bay

      Greek lawmakers face a tense weekend as they decide whether to rally behind the premier’s presidential candidate or risk...

    9. December 12, 2014

      Modernisation remains the big challenge for Greece

      Whatever was on the minds of investors who dumped Greek stocks and bonds this week, reigniting fears about the eurozone’s...

    10. December 11, 2014

      ECB fails to woo Europe’s banks

      Neither a borrower nor a lender be, said Shakespeare. Europe’s banks seem to be listening to the counsel of his Polonius,...

    11. December 11, 2014

      Greek stocks and bonds in sharp sell-off

      Greek stocks and bonds suffered another sharp sell-off on Thursday amid mounting fears about the country’s future within the...

    12. December 11, 2014

      Eurozone spreads widen on ‘Grexit’ fears

      The eurozone “convergence” trade has worked well for most of 2014. But is it time to bet on a reversal next year?...

    13. FT Alphaville

      December 11, 2014

      Syriza in the bond market

      That’s the periphery jittery, and core yields falling, since that snap presidential election was called in Greece (via...

    14. December 10, 2014

      Athens seen as less of a threat to eurozone

      The announcement of a snap presidential election in Greece prompted the biggest one-day fall in the Athens stock exchange...

    15. December 10, 2014

      The double whammy in dollar’s growth story

      First Greece, then oil. Markets are finding the going slippery this week, sliding again on Wednesday as energy stocks...

    16. December 9, 2014

      A high-risk gamble on the future of Greece

      Five years after Greece’s confession of fiscal delinquency plunged the eurozone into an existential crisis, a combination of...

    17. December 9, 2014

      China fall barely begins to correct rally

      When the tree falls, the monkeys scatter – Chinese proverb The tree fell on the Chinese stock market on Tuesday, but it was...

    18. FT Alphaville

      December 9, 2014

      What's "catch a falling knife" in Greek?

        A snap presidential election — and the chances of Syriza coming into power if the government fails to win enough support...

    19. December 9, 2014

      Q&A: What is behind Greece’s snap presidential election?

      Why did Greek prime minister Antonis Samaras call a snap presidential election? The government wants to put an end to weeks...

    20. December 9, 2014

      Snap election in Greece reignites fears for eurozone

      Greece’s political woes re-erupted as a threat to global financial stability on Tuesday, triggering the biggest drop on the...

    21. December 8, 2014

      Greek premier calls snap presidential election

      Prime minister Antonis Samaras has called a snap presidential election in a high-stakes bid to retain power despite his...

    22. December 7, 2014

      Ageing Europe needs the new blood immigration brings

      In a Europe defined by ageing societies, shrinking workforces and stagnant living standards, immigration is both a partial...

    23. December 7, 2014

      Greek radical left spooks global bond investors

      Investors are increasingly worried about the outcome of Greece’s forthcoming presidential election, which could enable...

    24. December 5, 2014

      Greek hopes of waving goodbye to bailout appear to be dashed

      For Greece, this was supposed to be the end. After more than four years and two separate rescues totalling €245bn, Prime...

    25. December 5, 2014

      Greece attacks British Museum loan of Elgin statue to Russia

      It was a moment many thought would never come to pass. After many decades of dispute over its ownership of the Elgin...

    26. December 2, 2014

      Ellison opts to defend America’s Cup in Bermuda

      The defence of sailing’s America’s Cup, currently held by Larry Ellison, co-founder of Oracle, will take place off Bermuda,...

    27. December 2, 2014

      The euro’s feckless rulers back the tortoise against the hare

      Pope Francis may think of Europe as a haggard grandmother, but this eurozone granny has a gambling habit. She used to roll...

    28. beyondbrics

      December 2, 2014

      Could the "cancelled" South Stream pipeline be revived?

      Vladimir Putin seemed pretty emphatic on Monday that Russia would stop construction of the South Stream gas pipeline,...

    29. November 27, 2014

      Europe’s QE front runners step up

      European Central Bank arguments about quantitative easing are increasingly being played out in public – and increasingly...

    30. FT Alphaville

      November 27, 2014

      Welfare spending across the OECD

      The Organisation for Economic Cooperation and Development has a new report out summarising data from its “social expenditure...

    31. November 27, 2014

      Pope Francis, hot grannies and a Chaka Khan model for Europe

      Pope Francis has used a speech to the European Parliament to warn politicians that their continent was becoming like an aged...

    32. November 26, 2014

      Greek bond yields act as eurozone ‘fear gauge’

      Greek government bonds – which frequently flag trouble ahead in Europe – are twitching again. Yields on 10-year Greek debt,...

    33. November 26, 2014

      ‘Vulture’ hedge funds set to target unprotected government debt

      “Vulture” hedge funds, which typically target distressed sovereign bonds, are set to turn their attention to other forms of...

    34. November 25, 2014

      How Juncker plans to unleash investment in Europe

      It has become the central question facing the EU since the acute phase of the eurozone crisis ended more than two years ago:...

    35. November 23, 2014

      Radical left is right about Europe’s debt

      Let us assume that you share the global consensus view on what the eurozone should do right now. Specifically, you want to...

    36. November 21, 2014

      Greece defies troika with new budget

      Greece presented the final draft of next year’s budget to parliament on Friday without seeking approval from its foreign...

    37. November 18, 2014

      Maviga trader with his finger on the pulses

      Not many people can tell you how many sesame seeds are on a McDonald’s Big Mac. But it is a number that Marcus Coles has on...

    38. November 17, 2014

      The bond market’s dance over European debt will not last forever

      The dismal third-quarter growth figures for the eurozone last week underscore, once again, doubts about the sustainability...

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