Graeme Wearden

‘Don’t just blame the bankers for the crisis’

The outgoing governor of the Bank of England has called on the British people not to "demonise" bankers.

Finnish and klaar with the euro

Euroscepticism stalks Finland, the only country in the monetary union that has a stable rating.

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 2009.

News Corp, BSkyB shares fall after phone-hack row

Rupert Murdoch's bid to take full control of BSkyB is under fresh scrutiny after <i>News of the World</i>'s phone hacking revelations.

Greece’s Lehman moment

As the cost of default insurance soars, the IMF has warned dithering eurozone policymakers to move quickly to contain the danger of contagion.

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 currency.

Cocoa exports banned

Chocolate consumers in Europe have been warned that major cocoa companies are effectively providing Gbagbo of Côte d'Ivoire with money to buy weapons.

Contagion fears grip eurozone

Credit rating of Greece, Portugal and Spain downgraded as economists predict rescue plan could cost up to €150-billion.

China’s growth slows down

Less demand for exports is hurting GDP growth, Graeme Wearden and David Stanway report.

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