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    1. 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,...

    2. November 3, 2014

      EU leaders weigh plan for Greek exit from bailout

      Eurozone leaders are weighing a plan to allow Greece to exit its four-year-old bailout at the end of the year by converting...

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    1. October 16, 2014

      Market turmoil casts further doubt over Europe revival

      Turmoil across global financial markets and a spike in Greek borrowing costs on Thursday reignited fears about Europe’s...

    2. October 16, 2014

      Greek PM’s pledge to exit bailout backfires

      Greece’s beleaguered prime minister, Antonis Samaras, used a bold gambit last week to win a confidence vote and preserve a...

    3. October 16, 2014

      Greek sell-off revives eurozone fears

      Greek stocks are falling by magnitudes last seen in the depths of the eurozone crisis, yet European investors are struggling...

    4. October 16, 2014

      Greek bond yields soar towards 9%

      Greece’s long-term borrowing costs breached 8 per cent on Thursday – the highest since mid December – as investors fretted...

    5. October 14, 2014

      Greece bond yields jump back above 7%

      Greek long-term borrowing costs jumped above 7 per cent for the first time in months amid concerns about political...

    6. October 11, 2014

      Greece coalition survives confidence vote

      Greece’s fractious governing coalition has survived a confidence vote ahead of critical talks with international creditors...

    7. September 29, 2014

      Greece to miss deadline for reporting historic deficit stats

      Greece will miss Tuesday’s European Commission deadline for reporting revised budget deficit figures for the past two...

    8. September 6, 2014

      Greece announces cuts to crisis taxes

      Greece has announced sweeping tax cuts aimed at ending years of severe austerity without waiting for the “troika” of bailout...

    9. September 1, 2014

      Greece seeks tax cut from troika after years of belt-tightening

      Greece is seeking to persuade its international creditors that it is entitled to a 2015 tax cut after years of wrenching...

    10. August 28, 2014

      New framework for sovereign defaults

      A group representing more than 400 of the world’s largest banks, investors and debt issuers has agreed a plan for dealing...

    11. August 13, 2014

      Greek economy on track for return to annual growth

      Greece’s economy shrank by 0.2 per cent in the second quarter compared with the same period in 2013 – the smallest...

    12. August 1, 2014

      Moody’s upgrades Greece’s sovereign credit rating

      ATHENS Moody’s raised Greece’s sovereign credit rating on Friday and gave it a stable outlook, saying it believed the...

    13. July 24, 2014

      Greece cuts state wage bill by more than a third

      Greece has slashed its government wage bill by more than a third over five years as Athens prepares for crucial talks with...

    14. July 17, 2014

      Capital markets still not safe for Greece

      Whether it was just bad timing, or fate, Thursday of last week was an unfortunate day for Greece to launch a bond issue....

    15. July 13, 2014

      Students caught up in power games at Greece’s unruly universities

      Alexandros, a final-year student, was dejectedly sipping an iced cappuccino at a café close to the downtown campus of Athens...

    16. July 5, 2014

      Signs of revival for Greece after years of pain

      The signs of economic crisis are visible everywhere in Athens, from shuttered shops and graffiti-sprayed public buildings to...

    17. July 5, 2014

      Concerns linger on Greece’s economic growth as IMF calls for further reforms

      Greece is poised to return to growth this year after the longest and deepest recession since the second world war. However,...

    18. June 11, 2014

      Yannis Stournaras to confront bad loans as Greek bank governor

      Greece has confirmed the appointment of Yannis Stournaras as governor of the country’s central bank, the day after he quit...

    19. June 9, 2014

      Greece names Gikas Hardouvelis finance minister

      Greece has named Gikas Hardouvelis, chief economist at a private Athens bank, as finance minister in a government reshuffle...

    20. June 5, 2014

      Greece’s top tax collector leaves under pressure

      Greece’s senior tax collection official left his job on Thursday in a development that prompted the European Commission to...

    21. May 25, 2014

      Syriza triumphs in Greece

      Greece’s leftwing Syriza triumphed over the governing New Democracy in Sunday’s European vote, marking the self-described...

    22. May 16, 2014

      The eurozone won the war – now it must win the peace

      Martin Feldstein, the renowned Harvard economist, once predicted that the euro could lead to renewed conflict in Europe,...

    23. April 29, 2014

      Eurobank rights issue returns Greek lender to private hands

      Eurobank has pulled off one of the biggest capital raisings in Greek history, attracting more than €7bn of orders from big...

    24. April 25, 2014

      Greece warned of €14.9bn financing gap

      Greece will still need an additional €14.9bn in financial help through next year despite holding its first successful bond...

    25. April 25, 2014

      Betting that the eurozone crisis is over has its risks

      Crisis over. Well and truly over. That at least is the market verdict on the eurozone. The situation has been calming for...

    26. April 23, 2014

      Creditors to begin debt relief talks with Greece

      Greece’s creditors are to begin talks over whether it should be granted additional debt relief, after Brussels confirmed...

    27. April 13, 2014

      This could be the moment for Greece to default

      While the financial world is celebrating the Greek return to the bond markets, I am asking myself this question: is this a...

    28. April 12, 2014

      Greece’s National Bank eyes tapping markets with equity offering

      ATHENS, April 12 - Greece’s largest lender, National Bank, is considering tapping international markets with a share...

    29. April 10, 2014

      Ebullience tinged by anxiety as Greece returns to markets

      Maria Adamopoulou waves a half-smoked cigarette towards a police tape blocking access to the central Athens department store...

    30. April 10, 2014

      Greece’s long road to recovery

      Greece has made a faster return to the international bond market than many thought possible. Four years ago, self-appointed...

    31. April 10, 2014

      Greek bond sale helps spread investor appetite across Europe

      Investor exuberance spread across European bond markets on Thursday as Greece’s successful five-year debt sale helped send...

    32. April 10, 2014

      Greek €3bn bond sale snapped up

      Greece has raised €3bn in a five-year bond deal after attracting in excess of €20bn in orders for its eagerly anticipated...

    33. April 9, 2014

      Beware a heady rush into bonds arena in Athens

      Anybody – whether householder, businessman or government debt manager – who has not taken advantage of historically low...

    34. April 9, 2014

      Greece launches sale of five-year bond

      Greece has returned to global capital markets for the first time since the eurozone crisis erupted in 2010, attracting huge...

    35. April 7, 2014

      Greece draws up plans for market return

      Greece is back – but for better or worse? Athens is drawing up plans for a return to raising debt in global capital markets,...

    36. April 2, 2014

      The Greek-Chinese bank connection

      Greece and China are both emerging markets known for accounting shenanigans. There the parallels seem to end: China, with...

    37. April 1, 2014

      Eurozone signs off on delayed €8.3bn bailout for Greece

      Eurozone finance ministers have signed off on €8.3bn in long-delayed bailout aid for Greece, ending a six-month stand-off...

    38. March 30, 2014

      Greece reforms clear way for €8.3bn aid

      Greece’s parliament has approved a structural reform package agreed with international lenders, opening the way for...

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