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Grexit is now only way out for Greece
Grexit is now only way out for Greece
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Sixty euros a day won't make the doctor go away
Sixty euros a day won't make the doctor go away
The Greek financial crisis has been around the block several times since 2008. That's almost seven years since the people of Greece were introduced...
'Irreversible' euro exposed as an illusion
'Irreversible' euro exposed as an illusion
When the euro was young, then-president of the European Central Bank (ECB) Wim Duisenberg stepped up to receive an accolade on behalf of the...
Grexit is not of Greeks' choosing
Grexit is not of Greeks' choosing
In my more than 30 years writing about politics and economics, I have never before witnessed such an episode of sustained, self-righteous, ruinous...
Oil prices recover as Iran talks, Greek crisis drag on
Oil prices recover as Iran talks, Greek crisis drag on
US benchmark West Texas Intermediate (WTI) for August delivery was up 14 cents at $57.10 in mid-afternoon Asian trade while Brent was 25 cents...
Greek economy teeters on the edge
Greek economy teeters on the edge
"Everybody's doing it," says Joanna Christofosaki, who is standing near a Eurobank cash dispenser in Kolonaki, Athens. "Our friends have all done...
Hostile reception to Greece's request for loan extension
Hostile reception to Greece's request for loan extension
Greece formally requested a six-month extension to its euro zone loan agreement on Thursday, offering major concessions as it raced to avoid running...
Economic week ahead: SA elections overshadow domestic news
Economic week ahead: SA elections overshadow domestic news
South Africa's election is likely to overshadow most domestic economic news this week, but economists and investors will still keep an eye on a...
Eurozone stimulus may boost rand
Eurozone stimulus may boost rand
Recent talk by the European Central Bank's leaders suggests that quantitative easing could be finding a new home: in Europe. And if stimulus...
Economic week ahead: Markets eye Gordhan's budget speech
Economic week ahead: Markets eye Gordhan's budget speech
Finance Minister Pravin Gordhan's budget address and South Africa's latest growth figures are the big items on this week's...
War over Europe's economic future heats up
War over Europe's economic future heats up
Greece kicked off six months of being in charge of the European Union this week by declaring that the imposition of austerity measures, spending...
Economic week ahead: Gordhan's mid-term budget statement
Economic week ahead: Gordhan's mid-term budget statement
Finance Minister Pravin Gordhan's mid-term budget statement is the big item on South Africa's economic calendar this week. Markets...

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