Greece to unveil painful 2016 draft budget

2015-10-05 12:03

Greece will unveil a painful draft budget meant to satisfy international creditors, projecting the economy will stay in recession before returning to growth.

ECB pledge to defend inflation boosts bonds

2015-09-22 10:24

Eurozone government bonds have risen after European Central Bank board member says policy makers would 'forcefully react' to defend their inflation objective.

Eurozone house-price recovery sustainable

2015-09-15 13:49

A recent rise in eurozone property prices appears sustainable, but the recovery is weaker than in past cycles.

ECB keeps QE total unchanged

2015-09-03 17:49

The European Central Bank says it is holding its €60bn a month asset purchase limit unchanged but raised the amount of any one issue it could buy to 33% from 25%.

England to host Sri Lanka, Pakistan

2015-08-25 17:41

England are to play three home Tests against Sri Lanka next year and four against Pakistan.

Greece heads for election despite opposition

2015-08-21 11:15

Greece's president has formally given the conservative opposition a chance to form a new government after leftist Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras resigned.

ECB open to Olympic cricket

2015-08-21 08:56

English cricket chiefs are no longer implacably hostile to the idea of Twenty20 featuring in a future Olympic Games.

German lawmakers back third Greek bailout

2015-08-19 15:08

German lawmakers have overwhelmingly voted in favour of a third Greek bailout, heeding a call from Finance Minister to give Greece the chance for a new start.

Euro ministers give blessing to Greek bailout

2015-08-17 09:30

Eurozone finance ministers have agreed to lend Greece up to €86bn after Greek lawmakers accepted their stiff conditions despite a revolt by supporters.

Greek government secures votes to pass bailout

2015-08-14 10:47

Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras's government has secured enough votes to win parliamentary approval for a new bailout agreement.


Morgan, Wood given ECB central contracts

2015-09-23 13:15

Limited-overs captain Eoin Morgan and fast bowler Mark Wood have been granted England central contracts for 2015-16.

Tsipras returns to power to fight for Greek debt

2015-09-21 13:30

Greek leftist leader Alexis Tsipras will return as prime minister determined to secure debt relief from creditors in his 'first and most important battle.'

Global economy: Week ahead

2015-09-07 07:26

China's battered stock markets reopen on Monday after a two-day public holiday and before a monthly data dump that could reinforce fears of a hard landing.

ECB to cut inflation forecast but keep powder dry

2015-09-03 17:00

The European Central Bank is set to cut its inflation forecasts but hold back from concrete policy action, promising only to beef up its bond-buying programme.

Eurozone expects Greece to reform despite election

2015-08-21 15:46

European policymakers say they expected Greece to press on with reforms agreed under its new bailout regardless of Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras' decision to resign.

Greece dampens German consumer confidence

2015-08-21 09:30

Consumer confidence in Germany is being dampened slightly by the enduring wrangle over Greece's debt crisis, according to a poll.

Greece makes €3.2bn debt repayment

2015-08-20 11:30

Greece has made a crucial €3.2bn debt repayment using newly released bailout funds, as a senior minister argued for rapid elections.

Give Greece a chance, Schaeuble tells lawmakers

2015-08-19 11:45

German Finance Minister has urged lawmakers to back a third bailout for Greece in a vote, saying it would be irresponsible not to give Greeks a chance.

Greek PM faces biggest party revolt yet

2015-08-14 16:30

Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras has faced the widest rebellion yet from his leftist lawmakers as parliament approved a new bailout programme.

Greece and lenders agree bailout

2015-08-12 09:45

Greece and its international lenders have reached a bailout agreement after nailing down the terms of new loans needed to save the country from financial ruin.

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