Greece expects bailout deal by August 18

2015-08-04 13:00

Greece expects to conclude a bailout deal with international lenders, with the drafting of the accord to start, says a government spokesperson.

Greece's battered economy threatens to sink further

2015-08-03 15:52

Greece's bruising fight with global creditors has sent economic sentiment to its lowest level in three years and knocked manufacturing activity down to record lows.

Banks bleed in Greek stock market rout

2015-08-03 10:39

Greece's stock market plunged nearly 23% when it opened after a five-week shutdown brought on by fears the country was about to be dumped from the eurozone.

Denials fly in war of nerves over Greek debt talks

2015-07-29 13:30

Conflicting statements and denials have flown between Athens and Brussels in a war of nerves highlighting the depth of mutual mistrust over a new €86bn bailout talk.

Stats Guru: Data proves “Beggar” Greece’s productive sector destroyed by EU

2015-07-27 06:31

The Department of Trade & Industry’s retired director of statistics pulls out his graphs on Greece and comes to the conclusion that the world has gone mad.

Greek bailout talks format still being negotiated

2015-07-26 13:12

Greece's labour minister says the format of talks between the government and rescue lenders is still being worked out, confirming a delay in the negotiations for a third international bailout.

No reforms, no money, German lawmaker warns

2015-07-22 10:00

A senior German lawmaker in Chancellor Angela Merkel's conservative party has warned the Greek government not to backtrack on its reform commitments.

Greece looks to seal bailout deal in weeks

2015-07-21 15:34

Greece should wrap up bailout talks with international lenders by August 20, once parliament approves the second package of measures.

In Greek crisis, one big unhappy EU family

2015-07-21 08:47

The latest paroxysm of Greece's debt crisis has exposed rifts in the eurozone which if not addressed soon could lead to the break-up of the European monetary union.

Greek banks reopen, Tsipras eyes return to normal

2015-07-20 13:15

Greeks have queued outside banks as they reopened three weeks after closing to stop the system collapsing under a flood of withdrawals.


Greece agrees pension reforms to apply from July

2015-08-03 20:15

Greece and its lenders discussing a third multi-billion-euro bailout deal have agreed that pension reforms will affect only those who have retired after the end of June.

Greek factory output collapses as banks close

2015-08-03 11:15

Greek manufacturing activity in July plunged to the lowest level on records going back 16 years, due to a dive in new orders and a three-week bank shutdown.

Greek PM says may have to call early election

2015-07-29 15:45

Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras says he may have to call an early election to bolster a parliamentary majority that has been strained by bailout reforms.

New Greek bailout talks start

2015-07-27 15:03

Talks between Greece and its international creditors on a third bailout have begun in Athens but the lenders want to see more reforms turned into law.

Debt conundrum to keep Greek banks in months-long freeze

2015-07-26 13:17

Greek banks are set to keep broad cash controls in place for months, until fresh money arrives from Europe and with it a sweeping restructuring, officials believe.

Europe holds up as Greek crisis dents confidence

2015-07-24 10:45

The eurozone economy has maintained a steady pace of growth at the start of the third quarter, weathering strains on confidence from the debt crisis in Greece.

Greece VAT rise hurts as bailout starts to bite

2015-07-21 20:30

While a bargain for well-to-do northern European visitors, for Greeks worn down by years of austerity, the price increase is one more reason not to eat out.

SA, Greece paralells – Create environments which advance trust

2015-07-21 14:32

A look at the parallels between the two countries, the one the birthplace of Democracy and the other producing a transition heralded as a miracle.

Greece repays €4.2bn to European Central Bank

2015-07-20 19:15

Greece has repaid the European Central Bank, the bank says, clearing a key obligation worth about €4.2bn with one of its top lenders.

Counting the cost for Greece and Europe

2015-07-17 15:15

When Greek leaders began a shift in policy last year to ease themselves out from under the tutelage of foreign creditors, they hoped it would bring economic gains.

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