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Greece’s creditors are still digging their own graves

By lending Greece money, eurozone members bear some responsibility for the plight of the beleaguered country.

Europe’s banks to prove their strength in new stress test

The European Union has unveiled a tougher bank test for the continent's money lenders in a bid to draw a line under the eurozone crisis.

Economic week ahead: SA’s trade and credit data

South Africa’s latest trade and credit extension data are the highlights of this week’s domestic data calendar. Here's your economic guide.

War over Europe’s economic future heats up

Resentment is growing over German chancellor Angela Merkel's leadership and fiscal austerity measures.

Banks cut 5 500 branches across Europe in 2012

Banks cut 5 500 branches across the European Union last year, 2.5% of the total, leaving the region with 20 000 fewer outlets since 2008.

EU-Japan summit postponed over Cyprus crisis

European Union leaders have announced the indefinite postponement of a key summit with Japan intended to launch crucial free trade negotiations.

Economic week ahead: Beginning with Frankenstorm

The economic week ahead will blow in with a massive storm in the US - the world's largest economy - and end with vehicle sales figures here in SA.

Car sales stall in Europe’s uphill economy

European car sales have fallen for the 12th consecutive month and are heading for a double-digit decline this year.

Economic week ahead: China’s GDP, EU summit and US earnings

China's latest growth figures, an EU summit and earnings reports from some of America's largest companies will dominate the global economy this week.

Time to ditch the euro

The dismal failure of Europe's monetary union means it should be abandoned to save countries.

Economic week ahead: Taking stock

PMI readings from around the world, America's jobs report and central bank meetings will keep investors on their toes in the final quarter of 2012.

Bitter experience bred a special kind of housewife

In the sleepy, picturesque towns and villages of southwest Germany, the paragons of thrift are doing what they do best.

The miracle economy is a misnomer

Germany is not just Europe's biggest economy and the message from the eurozone's paymaster is simple: if we can do it, so can you.

Economic week ahead: Spain bailout hopes

European events are likely to set the tone for global markets this week as speculation mounts that Spain may request a formal bailout from neighbours.

Greeks return to the hard life they tried to escape

Greece has had to impose budget cuts of more than 20-billion in three years - the most any eurozone country has been forced to endure.

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Disrupt the corrupt

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