Euro Zone as a Whole

Greek stock market tumbles after five-week shutdown

Published 03/08/2015

ATHENS Greece's stock market plunged nearly 23 percent on Monday when it opened after a five-week shutdown brought on by fears the country was about [more…]

Dollar bulls take a breather, euro awaits Greek bourse reopening

Published 03/08/2015

LONDON The dollar fell against a basket of currencies on Monday, weighed down by below-par wage growth data late last week that clouded the outlook [more…]

Greek blue chip stock index futures open down 15.2 percent

Published 03/08/2015

ATHENS Greek blue-chip stock index futures opened sharply down on Monday ahead of the stock market's open, with the nearest contract ATFQ5 expiring on August [more…]

French finance minister takes aim at German Schaeuble over Grexit idea

Published 02/08/2015

BERLIN French finance minister Michel Sapin has criticized his German counterpart Wolfgang Schaeuble for suggesting that Greece could temporarily leave the euro zone, but said [more…]

Funds add equities but cut U.S stocks to five-year low as Fed looms

Published 31/07/2015

LONDON U.S. equities' share in global portfolios fell to the lowest in at least five years and U.S. bond allocations were also cut as nervous [more…]

Pressed by left, Greece’s Tsipras vows ‘thus far and no further’

Published 29/07/2015

ATHENS Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras, struggling to contain a revolt in his left-wing Syriza party, said on Wednesday that his government would not implement [more…]

Greek PM says will not implement measures beyond those set at summit

Published 29/07/2015

ATHENS Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras said on Wednesday that his government would not implement reform measures beyond what was agreed with lenders at a [more…]

Merkel’s Bavarian ally says Grexit would cause ‘utter chaos’

Published 29/07/2015

BERLIN A Greek exit from the euro zone would cause "utter chaos" but would have to be accepted if Athens was not willing to implement [more…]