The Greek debt crisis

Greece has been lurching from bailout to bailout for years now. But things could be coming to a head. So how will the Greek debt crisis be resolved? Will Greece agree to restructure its economy? Or are we looking at a 'Grexit', with Greece leaving the eurozone?

 

How would a Grexit affect Britain?

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Greece will vote on Sunday whether to accept the latest bailout offer. Matthew Partridge looks at how a Grexit would affect Britain – both our economy, and our EU membership.

What is actually being voted on in the Greek referendum?

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Europe’s leaders say the Greek referendum is a vote on the euro. But Athens insists it is just about one specific offer. Matthew Partridge explains what’s going on.

Greece might be staggering towards the exit – but who’s next?

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It looks like Greece’s time in the eurozone could be coming to an end. Chris Carter looks at who might be next to consider leaving.


The real threat that a Greek exit poses to the eurozone

Greece has been a problem for so long now that a ‘Grexit’ may not worry the markets too much. But what it reveals about the true nature of the euro could spark a full blown crisis, says John Stepek.

Grexit: Are we on the Gredge of disaster?

Grexit might not happen. And if it does, we don’t know when to expect it. So how should you position your portfolio? John Stepek investigates.


Greek referendum result: what happens next

The Greek referendum result means voters have rejected a deal with creditors. Matthew Partridge looks at how the situation arose, and the approaching deadlines.

Greece says no – but this isn’t over yet

The result of the Greek referendum has delivered an ultimatum to Europe: back us or kick us out. John Stepek explains what happens now, and what it means for your money.

Four reasons to be cheerful if Greece stumbles out of the euro

Investors who get into the Greek market soon after the Grexit will do surprisingly well. Matthew Lynn explains why.

They’re going about it the wrong way – but Greece should vote to leave the euro

Leaving the euro is exactly what Greece needs – but this is an awful way of going about it, says Bengt Saelensminde. It will leave the country bankrupt.

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Anatomy of a Grexit: how Greece would go about leaving the euro

Jonathan Loynes and Jennifer McKeown, economists at Capital Economics, look at the key issues and challenges of a Grexit, how it might be best managed, and set out a timetable for change.

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