The eurozone crisis

Sovereign debt among many countries in Europe is running dangerously high. If any country defaults, it poses a threat to the rest of the eurozone and to the single currency itself. And if the euro collapses, it would have enormous consequences for world markets, the global economy - and your wealth.
 
 
 


Greece: when will the crunch come?

Still no sign of a breakthrough in Greece’s talks with creditors to unlock several billion euros of bailout funds.

Roger Bootle: It makes sense for Britain to quit the EU

Europe is heading in the wrong direction. Merryn Somerset Webb talks to Roger Bootle on Britain striking out and going it alone.

Greece is running out of cash

The Greek government made a debt repayment to the IMF in the nick of time by tapping into its cash reserves.

Spain – Europe’s 'bubble-central' – has been blown up by printed money

Spain is just being pumped up by cheap money, says Matthew Lynn. There is little sign of a durable recovery

Roger Bootle: Europe is a complete disaster – Britain must leave

Merryn Somerset Webb talks to economist and author Roger Bootle about Europe’s economic disaster zone, and the advantages to Britain in pulling out.

Greece faces yet another make-or-break deadline – get used to it

The IMF is meeting Greece yet again to discuss its debt crisis. But anyone expecting a settlement is going to be very disappointed. John Stepek explains why.

Nearing 'Grexhaustion'

The International Monetary Fund has poured cold water on Greece’s bailout negotiations with yet more bad news.

What happens if Greece defaults?

What exactly would happen if Greece is unable to reach a deal with its creditors has left everyone guessing.

Greece: running out of options

The likelihood of Greece leaving the eurozone has risen amid signs that its government and European officials won’t be able to agree on reforms.

Is Greece set to exit the eurozone? It’s getting more likely by the day

The probability of a Greek exit from the eurozone is higher now than it ever was. John Stepek explains why, and looks at what’s likely to happen next.

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