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Graeme Wearden

Graeme Wearden

    Greek MPs pass austerity bill as Athens police clash with protesters
    Greek MPs pass austerity bill as Athens police clash with protesters
    Five years into the worst crisis to hit their country in decades, Greek MPs voted by a large majority in the early hours of Thursday morning to...
    'Don't just blame the bankers for the crisis'
    'Don't just blame the bankers for the crisis'
    This has prompted debate on how much responsibility he should take for the financial crisis.
    Finnish and klaar with the euro
    Finnish and klaar with the euro
    Finland should be feeling on top of the world. Twenty years after a desperate banking crisis sparked a deep recession, this most northerly member of...
    Eurozone's stalled growth raises fears
    Eurozone's stalled growth raises fears
    The eurozone economy slipped closer to stagnation this month as the region's manufacturing sector contracted for the first time since September...
    News Corp, BSkyB shares fall after phone-hack row
    News Corp, BSkyB shares fall after phone-hack row
    Shares in News Corporation and BSkyB fell as the News of the World phone hacking scandal put Rupert Murdoch, and his bid to take control of...
    Greece's Lehman moment
    Greece's Lehman moment
    International markets were betting this week that Greece would default on its debt as the cost of buying insurance against the country missing a...
    How the Greek tragedy unfolded
    How the Greek tragedy unfolded
    Greece is on the verge of a potentially catastrophic debt default that could rupture the eurozone just 10 years after it joined the single...
    Cocoa exports banned
    Cocoa exports banned
    Chocolate consumers in Europe have been warned that major cocoa companies are effectively providing Laurent Gbagbo of Côte d'Ivoire with money to...
    Contagion fears grip eurozone
    Contagion fears grip eurozone
    Credit rating of Greece, Portugal and Spain downgraded as economists predict rescue plan could cost up to €150-billion, writes Graeme Wearden...
    A public-private approach to healthcare
    A public-private approach to healthcare
    While the debate about South Africa's proposed national health insurance scheme has taxpayers turning pale, neighbouring Lesotho is partnering with...
    China's growth slows down
    China's growth slows down
    China fuelled fears over a global recession by warning that the financial crisis is damaging its economic growth.