Category Archives: Euro

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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Euro’s slide in 60 seconds – FT

The euro is heading towards parity with the US dollar. Economics correspondent Ferdinando Giugliano explains in 60 seconds why the single currency is at a 12-year low and what impact it could have for the eurozone. For more video content … Continue reading

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Greece’s crisis – in five charts – FT

Greek PM Alexis Tsipras says he won’t seek an extension of the bailout plan when it expires at the end of February – putting Athens on a collision course with creditors. FT capital markets editor Ralph Atkins explains Greece’s crisis … Continue reading

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Why buy Europe? – FT

The FT’s John Authers quizzes Citi’s Jonathan Stubbs on the reasons to buy European stocks. Europe looks cheap, but arguably the answer boils down to two letters: QE. Click here for more Authers Note videos http://video.ft.com/Authers-Note (click here if video … Continue reading

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Greek PM Tsipras eyes debt help in Brussels talks

Greece’s new prime minister Alexis Tsipras held talks with EU officials on Wednesday as he continues his campaign to renegotiate his country’s debt payments. – EuroNews (click here if video is not observable)

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Martin Wolf on Germany and Europe – FT

The latter half of the last century saw Germany emerge from the ashes as Europe’s central power. Martin Wolf, chief economics commentator, tells Lionel Barber, editor, why he thinks the country needs to be more proactive in its leadership role. … Continue reading

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Greece three years on – FT

Calm has returned to Greece after the anti-austerity riots three years ago. The economy is expected to grow this year for the first time since 2007. Ralph Atkins, capital markets editor, analyses the country’s progress and the work still to … Continue reading

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Euro Debt Constraining Growth – FT

Ralph Atkins, the FT’s capital markets editor, discusses high private sector debt levels in the eurozone with Moritz Kraemer, S&P’s chief sovereign ratings officer. Mr Kramer says Europe is ‘in for the long haul’ on debt deleveraging. For more video … Continue reading

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