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Greece: Can Syriza come to power?
Greece is the Eurozone’s most indebted country, with a 175.1% debt-to-GDP ratio. In the world, it’s second only to Japan, with a 227.2% debt-to-GDP ratio.(12/19/2014 1:22:01 PM)
Tsipras vows to break Greece's 'bad spell'
By Renee Maltezou and Deepa Babington ATHENS (Reuters) - Greece's radical leftist Syriza party will cancel austerity and ask Europe to erase a big chunk of Greek debt to free the country from the dark spell it has fallen under, leader Alexis Tsipras told Reuters on Thursday. In an interview at his party headquarters in a gritty Athens district, Tsipras sought to reassure markets wary of Syriza ...(12/18/2014 11:53:05 AM)
Why the bailout extension is politically important to Greece
Disagreement over new austerity measures with the troika led Greece’s Prime Minister Antonis Samaras to take a sudden and market-moving decision on December 9.(12/19/2014 9:22:34 AM)
Greece Prime Minister’s market-moving decision
The continuance of the New Democracy party’s ruling status is largely dependent on the snap election results, scheduled to be announced on December 29.(12/19/2014 11:22:51 AM)
Investors raise doubts on Greece’s position in Eurozone
The immediate impact of Greece’s political crisis is evident in the capital markets, which have become jittery since Antonis Samaras called for snap presidential elections.(12/19/2014 3:22:28 PM)
Political crisis in Greece impacts stock markets, investments
Yields on the Greek 10-year bonds breached the 9% mark on December 11, climbing the most since May 2012.(12/19/2014 5:22:01 PM)
Greece needs to pick up economic momentum
The subdued economic momentum in Greece has had a direct—and negative—impact on its ability to honor its foreign obligations, specifically its bailout loan.(12/18/2014 5:23:13 PM)
Greece’s radical left could kill off austerity in the EU
If Syriza wins a possible snap poll in the new year, positive repercussions could be felt across Europe Another war looms in Europe: waged not with guns and tanks, but with financial markets and EU diktats. Austerity-ravaged Greece may well be on the verge of a general election that could bring to power a government unequivocally opposed to austerity. Momentous stuff: that has not happened in ...(12/22/2014 1:00:03 AM)
A quick look into the most indebted country in Europe: Greece
On November 14, 2014, Greece’s economy finally registered some growth and emerged from recession. The economy expanded by 1.7% in Q314, compared to 3Q13.(12/18/2014 3:22:48 PM)
German finmin says Greece in better shape than expected
BERLIN (Reuters) - Greece is in better shape then most would have expected a few years ago and Athens' reforms are starting to bear fruit, German Finance Minister Wolfgang Schaeuble told the German parliament, which voted on Thursday to extend Greece's bail-out program. German lawmakers agreed to an extension of the aid package for two months, as expected, and backed the launch of European ...(12/18/2014 7:46:58 AM)
Source: Yahoo