The Greek debt crisis

Mario Draghi backs down

Mario Draghi has surprised markets by cutting rates by less than expected, and extending, rather than increasing, the QE programme. Is it a sign of economic recovery, or complacency?

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Greece's interminable 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?

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

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

Mario Draghi backs down

Mario Draghi has surprised markets by cutting rates by less than expected, and extending, rather than increasing, the QE programme. Is it a sign of economic recovery, or complacency?

How Angela Merkel’s political woes could be good for European stocks

Angela Merkel’s stance on immigration could spark a leadership challenge from disgruntled fellow minsters. And the prospect of that could boost European stocks. Matthew Partridge explains why.

Portuguese revolt against austerity grows

A coalition of the left has ousted Portugal’s conservative government of Anibal Cavaco Silva – can it survive?

First Greece, now Portugal – are we heading for another eurozone crisis?

While the Greek debt crisis rumbles on, Portugal may be the next country to fall out with Brussels. Matthew Partridge explains why, and what it all means for investors.

Time to prepare for another round of European QE

European Central Bank boss Mario Draghi has been dropping hints he may speed up the printing presses. Matthew Partridge explains why, and reveals the best way to profit.

Patient voters give power back to Syriza

Syriza, led by Alexis Tsipras, was returned to power despite polls predicting a close run-off with the conservative New Democracy party.

Greece goes to the polls again

Greek prime minister Alexis Tsipras is still likely to lead the next government, with one poll giving him an approval rating of 61%.

What the snap elections mean for Greece

Snap elections have been scheduled for 20 September. What does this mean for Greece and the future of the single currency, asks Matthew Partridge.

Greece is set for a third bailout

Greece and its creditors, the IMF, the European Central Bank and the European Union, have agreed a draft €86bn, three-year bailout.

Greek stockmarket re-opens – and crashes

The Greek stockmarket, closed this the latest crisis, reopened this week and promptly plunged.

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