Category Archives: Euro

Week Ahead — Brexit outlook, Nike results – FT

Fallout from Brexit, results for athletic clothing maker Nike and voting for Australia’s national election. Seb Morton-Clark takes a look at some of the top stories for the coming week. ► Subscribe to the Financial Times on YouTube: http://bit.ly/FTimeSubs (click … Continue reading

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Looser policy but a stronger euro – FT

The European Central Bank has sent bond yields tumbling through its attempts to stimulate the eurozone economy. Dan McCrum explains why, compared with the US, policy is not as loose as it may seem, and how the euro could strengthen … Continue reading

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ECB’s bond buying explained – FT

ECB’s plans to purchase private sector debt in focus The ECB surprised investors with its unconventional methods of reinvigorating eurozone growth. Rochelle Toplensky, the FT’s markets reporter, explains. For more video content from the Financial Times, visit http://www.FT.com/video (click here … Continue reading

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Eurozone GDP in 90 seconds – FT

Chris Giles, the FT’s economics editor, provides a 90-second analysis of the latest gross domestic product figures from the eurozone, the divergences within the EU and the prospects for growth. ► Subscribe to the Financial Times on YouTube: http://bit.ly/FTimeSubs (click … Continue reading

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How losses on Greek banks might be distributed – FT

Greek banks are in a perilous state. Parliament has introduced an EU tool aimed at sharing the pain in a failing bank and avoiding its collapse. Oliver Burrows of CRT Capital explains how this would work and whether it could … Continue reading

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How much debt relief could Greece get? – FT

What kind and how much debt relief could Greece get? Joseph Cotterill provides an overview of the options available. ► Subscribe to the Financial Times on YouTube: http://bit.ly/FTimeSubs (click here if video is not observable)

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IMF slams Greece, China’s economy grows – FT

Daniel Garrahan provides Wednesday’s top stories from around the world, with the IMF threatening to walk away from the Greek bailout deal, China’s economy growing faster than expected and Twitter shares surging after a fake news story. ► FirstFT : … Continue reading

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Capital controls in Greece explained – FT

Prime minister Alexis Tsipras has shut Greek banks and imposed capital controls until July 7. Ferdinando Giugliano, economics correspondent, takes 60 seconds to explain the implications of the move. For more video content from the Financial Times, visit http://www.FT.com/video (click … Continue reading

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‘Toon of the Day

An absolute classic from today’s Economist! (click here if cartoon is not observable)

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Will QE help Italy grow? – FT

QE is set to help Italy. However, Lorenzo Codogno, visiting professor at London School of Economics and Political Science, tells the FT’s Ferdinando Giugliano that while the ECB programme will boost Italy, growth rates are likely to stay modest For … Continue reading

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