Greece


Greek aid extension tipped to win German approval

2015-02-27 12:49

A majority of German lawmakers are expected to back an extension of Greece's rescue package, despite plans by conservatives to rebel against Merkel's government.

Eurozone backs Greek aid extension

2015-02-25 10:30

Greece has secured a four-month extension of its financial rescue when its eurozone partners approved a reform plan.

Greek stocks soar as Athens delivers reforms

2015-02-24 15:04

Greek stocks have surged after Athens delivered to Brussels a list of proposed reforms aimed at obtaining an extension of its financial lifeline.

Greece readies reform plans to leftist unrest

2015-02-23 17:30

Greece will present its economic reform plans to seal a eurozone financial lifeline, but the government drew criticism from a ruling party member.

No victory for Germany in debt clash with Greece

2015-02-23 10:00

The bailout extension deal Germany and its European partners clinched with Greece was not a feel-good victory, nor one that bodes well for a single currency bloc.

Global economy week ahead: Fed rate in spotlight

2015-02-23 08:51

Greece's struggles with its eurozone creditors may have grabbed much of the world's attention, but the US Federal Reserve is to reclaim the spotlight this week.

ECB prepares for a Greece exit from eurozone

2015-02-20 18:00

The European Central Bank is preparing for the event that Greece leaves the euro zone and its staff are readying contingency plans for how the rest of the bloc could be kept intact.

Germany holds up Greek bid for loan extension

2015-02-20 09:45

Germany has rejected a Greek proposal for a six-month extension to its eurozone loan agreement, saying it was "not a substantial solution."

Michael Power: Greece isn’t the only one in trouble

2015-02-19 14:28

Michael Power from Investec Asset Management discusses the Greece/EU talks which have broken down, and potential outcomes of a deal not being reached.

Eurogroup will back Athens proposal - Greece

2015-02-19 10:00

Greek finance minister believes eurozone finance ministers would approve an Athens government proposal on extending the country's loan agreement.

 

ECB willing to re-accept Greek bonds: Draghi

2015-02-26 11:47

The European Central Bank is ready to accept Greek government bonds as collateral for loans if the country proceeds with bailout-related reforms, ECB chief says.

Greece gets bailout extension

2015-02-24 18:10

A lot of work lies ahead for Greece, after eurozone finance ministers endorsed a bailout extension, officials warn.

Greece makes more concessions to eurozone

2015-02-24 13:45

Greece's new leftist-led government has climbed down further to eurozone creditors on its plans to halt privatisations, boost welfare and raise the minimum wage.

How Greece came to the brink

2015-02-23 15:30

Germany's Wolfgang Schaeuble has stopped Greece's new finance minister Yanis Varoufakis in his tracks, forcing Athens to extend a bailout programme.

Greece expected to submit reform proposals

2015-02-23 09:30

Greece is expected to submit a final detailed list of economic reform proposals to its international creditors to secure a four-month extension of its bailout.

Greek leader warns of difficulties ahead

2015-02-22 16:08

Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras has declared a win in Greece's battle over its bailout but warned his fellow Greeks that difficult negotiations lie ahead.

Germany softens tone ahead of Greek debt talks

2015-02-20 15:45

European Union paymaster Germany has softened its tone as eurozone finance ministers raced to break a deadlock over Athens' debts.

Greece requests loan extension from eurozone

2015-02-19 17:00

Greece has formally requested a six-month extension to its eurozone loan agreement as it races to avoid running out of cash within weeks.

Greece to send loan request to eurozone

2015-02-19 11:00

Greece's new government says it will ask the eurozone to extend a "loan agreement" for up to six months, this may keep the over indebted country afloat.

ECB tightens pressure on Greece

2015-02-19 08:54

The European Central Bank has agreed a modest increase in emergency funding for Greek banks, putting pressure on Athens to strike a financing deal.

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