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    1. January 30, 2015

      Greece hires Lazard to advise on debt

      The Greek government has hired US investment bank Lazard to advise it on its debt burden as it prepares to enter talks with...

    2. January 30, 2015

      Greece will no longer deal with ‘troika’, Yanis Varoufakis says

      Greece will no longer co-operate with the “troika” of international lenders that has overseen its four-year bailout...

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    1. January 30, 2015

      Yanis Varoufakis to keep on blogging as Greek finance minister

      Yanis Varoufakis, Greece’s new finance minister, is the latest in a long line of economics professors to try their hand at...

    2. January 30, 2015

      European democracy enters dangerous times

      Until last week European leaders thought their worst nightmare was that Syriza should triumph in the Greek general...

    3. January 30, 2015

      The Slow Lane: Where Greek myths match today’s reality

      The coverage of events in Greece has repeatedly reminded us that the Greeks (albeit of an earlier vintage) gave us the words...

    4. January 30, 2015

      Ties with Syriza could leave Podemos in a bind

      “Syriza! Podemos! Ven-ce-remos!” The three words — the last translating as “we will win” — are likely to be on the lips of...

    5. January 29, 2015

      Alexis Tsipras to hold talks in Athens with eurogroup chairman

      Greece’s new anti-austerity government will have its first face-to-face encounter with the eurozone on Friday as concerns...

    6. FT Alphaville

      January 29, 2015

      About that UK economic track record

      Always something of a subjective question, Simon Wren-Lewis, economics professor at Oxford, has had a go at putting the...

    7. January 29, 2015

      EU fails to agree new Russia sanctions

      Increasingly divided EU ministers failed to issue a specific threat of further economic sanctions against Russia on...

    8. The World

      January 29, 2015

      Syriza and voodoo economics

      The term “voodoo” economics was originally aimed at the Reaganite right – and, specifically, their belief that cuts in taxes...

    9. January 29, 2015

      A damp day out in Europe’s anti-austerity capital

      In Athens it rains, on average, 64 days a year. Last Saturday, the day before radical leftwing party Syriza won Greece’s...

    10. January 29, 2015

      Greek banks find support after fall

      Greek banks bounced higher on Thursday, finding some support after the previous session’s losses took an average of 25 per...

    11. The World

      January 29, 2015

      Smart Reads 29 January 2015

      Greece is shaping up as a potential ally of Russia after its new leftwing prime minister rattled Europe’s defence and...

    12. January 29, 2015

      The stand-off that may sink the euro

      The euro has become the prisoner of a playground game of “you-go-first”. Everyone — almost — knows what needs to be done,...

    13. January 29, 2015

      Greek bank crisis leaves time short to strike debt deal

      It had to happen. Almost three months to the day after Europe’s stress tests gave an almost clean bill of health to Greece’s...

    14. January 28, 2015

      Alarm bells ring over Syriza’s Russian links

      Soon after Syriza, the Greek radical leftwing party, swept to power this week, alarm bells began ringing in the capitals of...

    15. January 28, 2015

      Greek worries push up peripheral borrowing costs

      Government bonds in Italy, Spain and Portugal gave up some of their gains on Wednesday as a sell-off in Greek markets...

    16. FT Photo Diary

      January 28, 2015

      Street dogs of Athens

      In this photo montage stray dogs are seen in the centre of Athens, Greece. Stray dogs are a common sight in Athens with many...

    17. January 28, 2015

      Greek markets hammered as fears grow over new government

      Greek bank shares suffered their worst one day loss on record on Wednesday, as anxiety grew over the new government’s plan...

    18. FT Alphaville

      January 28, 2015

      Why did the Swiss franc spike? Blame the locals

      There is a straightforward answer to the question in the headline: more money has been trying to get into Switzerland than...

    19. January 27, 2015

      Beware of Greeks remitting cash overseas

      Shares in all four of the big Greek banks were down more than 10 per cent for a second day on Tuesday, following the...

    20. January 27, 2015

      Greeks rebuff EU call for more Russia sanctions

      Greece’s new radical leftwing-dominated government signalled on Tuesday that friction with its European partners might...

    21. January 27, 2015

      Greek bank shares hit as deposits flee

      Greek banks suffered a second day of double digit share price declines as the country’s biggest lenders are set to tap...

    22. January 27, 2015

      Blogger and austerity critic trades cyberspace for parliament

      Before he was appointed finance minister on Tuesday Yanis Varoufakis had carved out a niche in cyberspace as a prolific...

    23. January 27, 2015

      Tsipras picks anti-austerity professor as Greek finance minister

      Greece’s radical leftist prime minister Alexis Tsipras announced his new cabinet on Tuesday, handing the top economic posts...

    24. The World

      January 27, 2015

      Greece: the case against 'structural reform'

      A former colleague on the FT (no names, but he now runs the UK’s Office for Budget Responsibility) used to muse that a...

    25. January 27, 2015

      Greek debt and a default of statesmanship

      Sometimes the right thing to do is the wise thing. That is the case now for Greece. Done correctly, debt reduction would...

    26. FT Alphaville

      January 27, 2015

      Further reading

      Elsewhere on Tuesday, - “Internal devaluation” via falling wages is incredibly costly — but Greece has been paying...

    27. January 26, 2015

      Syriza’s electoral win is a chance to strike a deal

      The victory of far-left Syriza in last weekend’s Greek general election opens a dangerous new phase in the eurozone crisis....

    28. January 26, 2015

      Former New Democracy star teams up with Syriza

      Once a rising star of New Democracy, Panos Kammenos now finds himself at the centre of a new coalition that will govern...

    29. January 26, 2015

      Greek banks: diving down

      Sobering news from Greece. The leftwing Syriza party did not, it seems, win the election on a platform of enabling banks to...

    30. January 26, 2015

      Europe cannot agree to write off Greece’s debt

      Syriza have won the Greek election. But, perhaps just as startling, the “far left” party is making considerable headway in...

    31. January 26, 2015

      Halve Greek debt and keep the eurozone together

      Can Greece continue in the eurozone? That question is at the centre of a campaign of innuendo, threat and counter-threat...

    32. January 26, 2015

      Odd couple of Greek politics prepare for creditor talks

      Up to election day, Greece’s foreign creditors comforted themselves with the thought that the defiant anti-bailout,...

    33. January 26, 2015

      Austerity will break any Labour government

      And now they have it. For five years British leftwingers awaited a popular reaction against austerity, one that moved beyond...

    34. The World

      January 26, 2015

      Is Greek government debt really 177% of GDP?

      The triumph of the anti-austerity Syriza party in Greece’s general election has put back on the table the vexed question of...

    35. January 26, 2015

      Key dates as Syriza seeks debt relief

      Syriza’s momentous election victory in Greece has thrown down a challenge to European governments determined to resist its...

    36. January 26, 2015

      Tories seize on Syriza victory to defend UK cuts

      David Cameron and George Osborne have seized on Syriza’s victory in Greece to bolster their claim that British voters should...

    37. January 26, 2015

      Eurozone leaders reject Greek debt relief demands

      Eurozone leaders gave short shrift to the debt-relief demands of Greece’s far-left Syriza government on Monday even as they...

    38. January 26, 2015

      New Greek leader poised to unveil cabinet

      Greece celebrates Syriza victory Greece’s new prime minister Alexis Tsipras, leader of the radical leftwing Syriza party, is...

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