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      Greek exit from euro is ‘a potential’, says Lagarde

      The head of the International Monetary Fund has acknowledged that Greece could leave the euro, while insisting that this...

    2. May 28, 2015

      China stock slide unsettles US and Europe

      Thursday 21:00 GMT. A steep drop for Chinese stocks provided a negative backdrop for European and US equity markets, with...

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    1. May 27, 2015

      How four Greek businesses are coping amid default crisis

      Greece’s business climate has worsened as bailout talks between the leftwing Syriza-led government and the country’s...

    2. May 26, 2015

      Greek and German officials play down looming Athens default

      Greek and German officials have tried to play down the possibility of a default by Athens on a looming €300m loan instalment...

    3. FT Photo Diary

      May 26, 2015

      Rescued in Kos

      Seven-month-old Syrian refugee Jaffe is held by her mother Nada in a Greek coast guard van next to her father Ahmed. They...

    4. FT Alphaville

      May 26, 2015

      Further reading

      Elsewhere on Tuesday, - Dear buy side? Worried about liquidity? How about you pay for it? - Technology, inflation and the...

    5. May 25, 2015

      Greek debt markets offer little insight

      What can you learn about the Greek debt crisis from the country’s debt markets? Surprisingly little. Athens is fast running...

    6. May 25, 2015

      Tsipras wins backing over bailout talks

      Alexis Tsipras, the Greek prime minister, won backing from his radical Syriza party to conclude a bailout deal in the face...

    7. FT Alphaville

      May 25, 2015

      FirstFT (the new 6am Cut)

      You can sign up to receive the email here. The cash crunch continues for Greece, which has again threatened to default on...

    8. May 24, 2015

      Interior minister warns Greece will default on June IMF repayment

      Greece has again threatened to default on loan repayments due to the International Monetary Fund, saying it will be unable...

    9. May 22, 2015

      Eurozone says no Greek deal without IMF

      European leaders have told Greece there will be no deal to release desperately needed bailout aid without approval from the...

    10. May 21, 2015

      Fischer says euro area can survive crisis

      Europe’s single currency is very likely to survive its present crisis yet that will leave formidable economic challenges...

    11. May 20, 2015

      Investors eye consequences of a Greek default

      With Greece fast running out of cash, investors and policy makers have begun contemplating the possibility of a default and...

    12. May 20, 2015

      To avoid Syriza’s fate over the EU, Britain must embrace fudge

      A new government is elected with a substantial mandate to renegotiate the relationship with European institutions....

    13. May 19, 2015

      ECB ensnared in politics as it faces vote on Bank of Greece loans

      The European Central Bank is supposed to be apolitical but it has found itself ensnared by eurozone politics. On Wednesday,...

    14. beyondbrics

      May 19, 2015

      Greece can't do what EM couldn't do...

      To the dedicated follower of emerging markets it has been clear for some time that the Greek economy is no longer in a...

    15. May 18, 2015

      Athens staggers closer to the financial precipice

      Nothing is easier than a posture of pessimism towards Greece. The debts maturing this summer are enough to pitch it into...

    16. May 18, 2015

      Thomas Cook to pay £1.5m to Unicef after furore over deaths

      Thomas Cook will pay £1.5m to the children’s charity Unicef as it tries to draw a line under the deaths of two children in...

    17. Brussels Blog

      May 18, 2015

      What to make of the new "Juncker Plan" for Greece?

      The Greek daily To Vima has a nice scoop this afternoon about a document they’ve been leaked purporting to be a new proposal...

    18. May 17, 2015

      Tsipras letter reveals precariousness of Greece’s finances

      Greece came so close to defaulting on last week’s €750m International Monetary Fund repayment that the prime minister warned...

    19. May 17, 2015

      The simple core of the Grexit and Brexit conundrums

      There are two categories of problems facing the EU. There are those which are genuinely difficult to solve, such as the...

    20. May 17, 2015

      Henderson finds value in European small-caps

      Henderson’s John Bennett has warned investors there is little value left in European large-cap equities following the...

    21. May 15, 2015

      Draghi perches nicely on both sides of the fence

      “Men who can be right and sit tight are uncommon.” Coined by Wall Street trader Jesse Livermore, this saying works as well...

    22. The Exchange

      May 15, 2015

      The risks of a referendum on Grexit

      The likelihood of Greece holding a referendum is gaining ground. The issues at stake would not only be the adjustment...

    23. FT Alphaville

      May 15, 2015

      FT Opening Quote - Coca-Cola HBC's Greek warning

      It’s not bottling it, but Coca-Cola HBC is certainly cautious on Greece, SABMiller is downing Greenwich’s Meantime craft...

    24. FT Alphaville

      May 15, 2015

      FirstFT (the new 6am Cut)

      You can sign up to receive the email here. Beware the success of quantitative easing . Mario Draghi warned that policy...

    25. May 14, 2015

      Dwindling pensions a sticking point in Greece bailout talks

      Michalis Akrithakis, a retired civil servant, is preparing to leave Athens to spend the summer at his family home in Crete,...

    26. FT Alphaville

      May 14, 2015

      Further reading

      Elsewhere on Thursday, - Choose your heterodoxy: Farmer vs. Krugman. - Behavioural econ: it’s about all people being smart...

    27. May 13, 2015

      Balkan turmoil raises Europe’s second Eastern Question

      Like the great powers of the 19th and early 20th centuries, the EU faces an Eastern Question. Political and ethnic violence...

    28. May 13, 2015

      Shoppers bolster eurozone growth on back of falling energy prices

      A spending spree triggered by the plunge in energy prices helped boost eurozone growth to 0.4 per cent in the first quarter,...

    29. FT Alphaville

      May 13, 2015

      FirstFT (the new 6am Cut)

      You can sign up to receive the email here. Senate Democrats revolted against President Barack Obama, blocking a...

    30. May 12, 2015

      Syriza must let markets and meritocracy rule

      The Syriza-led government caused a stir in Greece last month when it made Leonidas Bobolas, a prominent businessman, pay...

    31. May 12, 2015

      Greece taps IMF reserves to pay €750m debt

      Greece took the unusual step of raiding its holdings of the International Monetary Fund’s de facto currency to make a €750m...

    32. FT Alphaville

      May 12, 2015

      FirstFT (the new 6am Cut)

      You can sign up to receive the email here. China’s bourses continued marching higher after the central bank cut rates on...

    33. May 11, 2015

      Greece orders IMF payment as eurogroup meets

      Greece’s finance ministry ordered a €750m payment to the International Monetary Fund, ending days of uncertainty over...

    34. FT Alphaville

      May 11, 2015

      FirstFT (the new 6am Cut)

      You can sign up to receive the email here. David Cameron will put the finishing touches to his cabinet and address newly...

    35. May 10, 2015

      Greek Eurogroup talks dominate week ahead agenda

      A UK general election that delivered an unexpectedly decisive outcome sent the pound soaring this week, but investors will...

    36. May 10, 2015

      Brussels to propose mandatory refugee quotas for EU states

      Brussels is planning to introduce mandatory national quotas for refugees in a radical overhaul of the EU’s immigration rules...

    37. May 10, 2015

      An accidental default should not lead to Grexit

      In the weeks after Greek voters propelled Syriza into government, it became fashionable to frame the events ahead in the...

    38. May 10, 2015

      Greece hits crunch time over €750m repayment to IMF

      Monday’s meeting of Eurogroup ministers in Brussels may or may not turn out to be a make or break moment for Greece and the...

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