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# greek-economy - Tuesday 27 September, 2011
The US president says European leaders have not been acting quickly enough to solve the crisis – and that the world is suffering.
# greek-economy - Tuesday 20 September, 2011
Discussions with the EU and IMF are nearing a conclusion – but reports say the government wants a referendum on Euro membership.
Nine things to know by 9am: FF prepares for crunch meeting on Áras, is Greece going to withdraw from the Euro?, and Europe’s women reveal their biggest turn-off…
# greek-economy - Monday 19 September, 2011
The Greek government promises to spend less than it takes in in 2012 – but says it won’t repay interest on loans before that.
# greek-economy - Monday 12 September, 2011
Rumours that Greece may still default have sent markets into a nosedive, as the Euro falls and the cost of borrowing rises.
# greek-economy - Monday 5 September, 2011
The head of the European Commission insists that the bloc will continue to grow, albeit at a rate slower than first hoped.
# greek-economy - Tuesday 23 August, 2011
Athens and Helsinki have struck a deal where Finland gets collateral for its second batch of loans. Now others want similar deals.
# greek-economy - Friday 22 July, 2011
The cost of borrowing for Europe’s strugglers is falling this morning, after leaders struck deals on gentler bailouts.
# greek-economy - Thursday 21 July, 2011
RTÉ says a draft agreement being considered in Brussels would slash our interest rate and extend our repayments.
# greek-economy - Monday 4 July, 2011
A deal on a second bailout is deferred over disputes on how much help the private sector should have to offer.
# greek-economy - Wednesday 22 June, 2011
In this evening’s wrap-up: UVF blamed in Belfast, AIB battered in Bulgaria, and a strange new use for your toenail clippings…
Ireland’s banks will escape any fallout, but the State and private institutions will lose out if Greece goes to the wall.
# greek-economy - Thursday 16 June, 2011
Ireland and Greece can’t follow the recovery mode as Iceland did, finance minister Steingrimur Sigfusson insists.
# greek-economy - Tuesday 14 June, 2011
# greek-economy - Thursday 9 June, 2011
# greek-economy - Thursday 26 May, 2011
All the day’s news, and the bits and pieces you may have missed…
The Greek opposition have refused to sanction new austerity moves – and now the IMF is threatening to hold up on payments.
# greek-economy - Friday 20 May, 2011
The current market conditions won’t allow Ireland to borrow through normal means by next year – leaving us in the lurch.
# greek-economy - Tuesday 3 May, 2011
A preliminary agreement on emergency lending to Portugal’s caretaker government is due in days, an EU official says.
# greek-economy - Monday 7 March, 2011
As the Programme for Government agrees to seek a lower interest rate, Europe asks the main economies to look kindly.
# greek-economy - Saturday 20 November, 2010
Insiders tell the foreign press that the bailout being considered for the banks is €50bn, with more for the state if needed.
# greek-economy - Thursday 11 November, 2010
China bought Greek debt at the time of the bailout, and hints it’s been buying Portugal. Could Ireland be next?
# greek-economy - Thursday 21 October, 2010
The cost of government ten-year borrowing was under 6% on Tuesday. Today it closed above 6.5% again.