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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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Greek crisis in 90 seconds – FT

The FT’s Martin Sandbu explains why Greece is facing the spectre of default and what happens if a deal is not reached. For more video content from the Financial Times, visit http://www.FT.com/video (click here if video is not observable)

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Greece debt crisis deepens – FT

The FT’s Gideon Rachman and Tony Barber discuss the deepening Greek debt crisis, focusing on the IMF’s pullout from talks, the increasing difficulty Greece faces to pay public sector workers and its growing isolation in negotiations with creditors. For more … Continue reading

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Greece’s Debt Dilemma Explained in 90 Seconds – FT

May 12 — Greece faces a long list of deadlines and a big one is today. The country owes the International Monetary Fund roughly $880 million. Spain’s finance minister has said “Greece’s liquidity situation is getting increasingly complicated.” Bloomberg’s David … Continue reading

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Greece nears deadline to repay IMF debt – FT

The eurogroup meeting could be a make or break moment ahead of Greece’s deadline to repay the IMF €750m. The FT’s Peter Spiegel reports from Brussels on Athens’s options. 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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Martin Wolf on Greece leaving the euro – FT

The Greek state is once again running out of cash, and this time there may be no rescue. Martin Wolf, chief economics commentator, talks to the FT’s Mark Vandevelde about what happens if Greece ends up in default. Click here … Continue reading

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