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    1. October 29, 2014

      Europe’s rudderless strategy on boat people

      Impoverished migrants on the southern and eastern peripheries of Europe have long risked life and limb to reach the...

    2. October 27, 2014

      Eurozone bonds brush off ECB stress tests

      Europe’s government debt markets have barely registered the results of a test designed to ensure the region’s lenders can...

    3. October 27, 2014

      Brussels warns David Cameron over €2.1bn bill payment

      David Cameron will “open a Pandora’s box” over Britain’s EU budget rebate and will be hit with automatic fines if he refuses...

    4. October 26, 2014

      Patronage and bribery will persist in Greece

      At first sight it is puzzling that Greece should be in a hurry to exit the EU-International Monetary Fund bailout on which...

    5. October 24, 2014

      Markets brace for ECB stress tests

      Unloved, undercapitalised and unwilling to lend: banks have long been criticised as the millstone around the neck of the...

    6. Brussels Blog

      October 17, 2014

      The Italian budget - in trouble in Brussels?

      Having trouble following the fight over the EU’s budget rules? You’re not alone. They are fiendishly complicated,...

    7. October 16, 2014

      Greek woes no sequel to eurozone crisis

      Greece’s gift to the world was the eurozone crisis, which erupted in 2010. Thursday came a mini-reprise – near the end of...

    8. 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...

    9. 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...

    10. FT Alphaville

      October 16, 2014

      The "I told you so" trade in credit is to wait and see

      Who doesn’t like to start the day with a nice hot cup of vindication? There will be plenty of time to recognise those who...

    11. 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...

    12. October 15, 2014

      Greece share prices tumble to 2014 low

      Greek share prices tumbled to their lowest levels this year, reflecting fears that the former “sick man of Europe” is headed...

    13. FT Photo Diary

      October 15, 2014

      Amal in Athens

      Petros Giannakouris/AP Lawyer Amal Clooney arrives for a meeting with Greek prime minister Antonis Samaras in Athens....

    14. The World

      October 15, 2014

      Impact of six-year Greek recession laid bare

      Greece’s latest annual survey of living standards, published on Monday by the country’s independent statistical agency...

    15. 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...

    16. 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...

    17. October 9, 2014

      Purists forced to retreat in global debate on fiscal policy

      A global fight over fiscal policy has raged since the International Monetary Fund shocked the world in 2008 by recommending...

    18. FT Alphaville

      October 8, 2014

      Guest post: IMF policies in the next crisis – unsuitable with a high probability

      It’s that time of year again for the IMF-World Bank annual meetings in Washington – which means time for reflection on the...

    19. October 6, 2014

      Greece unveils optimistic budget

      Greece has announced an optimistic budget for 2015, which includes across-the-board tax cuts and handouts to judges and the...

    20. October 6, 2014

      Greece primps for big China state deals

      When Xi Jinping, the president of China, made an unofficial one-night stopover in August on the island of Rhodes, on his way...

    21. October 2, 2014

      Draghi’s lack of detail on measures disappoints

      The tight security and street protests in one of the poorest regions of a country mired in its third recession in seven...

    22. September 30, 2014

      Mario Draghi pushes for ECB to accept Greek and Cypriot ‘junk’ loan bundles

      Mario Draghi is to push the European Central Bank to buy bundles of Greek and Cypriot bank loans with “junk” ratings, in a...

    23. 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...

    24. September 23, 2014

      Yachting reforms fail to trigger seismic shift in Mediterranean charter market

      Recent pro-yachting legislative reforms in Spain and Greece have only partially reignited the superyacht charter market, it...

    25. September 21, 2014

      Scotland’s No echoes Europe’s Yes to grand coalitions

      The union is saved. Alex Salmond, Scotland’s nationalist first minister, has resigned. All the ink spilled on the benefits...

    26. September 19, 2014

      Alexis Tsipras casts himself as Greece’s prime minister in waiting

      As you would expect from the leader of Greece’s radical left opposition party, Alexis Tsipras has many pungent criticisms of...

    27. FT Alphaville

      September 19, 2014

      You call that a balance sheet expansion?

      “Too Low To Resuscitate Optimism” indeed… From BofAML on the definitely underwhelming, potentially stigmafied TLTRO pickup...

    28. September 19, 2014

      Market boost from Scots ‘No’ could be shortlived

      “The people have spoken, the bastards.” Thus spoke Dick Tuck, a legendary US political operator, as he realised that he...

    29. September 16, 2014

      European democracy must keep rightwing populism at bay

      In Europe it is hard to find two more solid democracies and flourishing economies than Sweden and Germany. Yet the strong...

    30. 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...

    31. September 5, 2014

      Sun, sea and tragic wisdom

      The priest, all the villagers agreed, was nowhere to be found. Efige, they said: he’s gone. I was a little surprised, as it...

    32. September 4, 2014

      Europe’s growing refugee burden

      The huge flow of illegal immigrants coming into the EU is fast becoming one of the biggest challenge facing the bloc’s...

    33. September 3, 2014

      Growth in jobs outstrips rest of EU

      The UK has seen more net employment growth over the past four years than the rest of the EU put together, according to...

    34. September 3, 2014

      Quantitative easing would sow the seeds of crisis not recovery

      The fear of a descent into Japanese-style deflation is starting to influence monetary policy making in the eurozone....

    35. September 2, 2014

      Sovereign debt plan takes on holdouts

      Got a “vulture” problem? Bond market heavyweights, backed by Washington, have come up with a plan they say should avoid a...

    36. 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...

    37. August 31, 2014

      Renzi and Hollande in a bid for reform

      Matteo Renzi and François Hollande may be struggling to deliver structural reform but they can at least see the need for it....

    38. August 29, 2014

      Emmanuel Kriaras, academic and campaigner, 1906-2014

      At a time when Greeks protest in vain against economic austerity, it is hard to imagine how a dispute over language once...

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