Bloomberg: Euro Ministers Alarmed as Bloc Shuts Down Greece Plan B. Europe’s refusal to draw up contingency plans to prepare for the failure of negotiations with Greece is alarming some euro-area finance ministers. Slovenian financeShow More Summary
Amidst the hullabaloo of the general election campaign, one thing that has generally gone unnoticed in Britain’s political discourse is the worsening Greek situation. You now have European finance ministers… Continue reading The post The Greek crisis is back, and this time it’s more serious than before appeared first on Spectator Blogs.
The death toll in a massive earthquake in Nepal has risen to 1,457, according to the Nepalese Army, Finance Minister Ram Sharan Mahat writes on his Twitter account.
By Tom Körkemeier RIGA (Reuters) - German Finance Minister Wolfgang Schaeuble hinted on Saturday that Berlin was preparing for a possible Greek default, drawing a parallel with the secrecy of German reunification plans in 1989. At aShow More Summary
Bloomberg: EU Frustration Mounts as Greeks Try to Bypass Aid Process. (video) Euro-area finance ministers voiced their frustration with Greece after Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras tried to bypass their veto on financial aid with an appeal to Angela Merkel. Show More Summary
RIGA (Reuters) - Euro zone finance ministers warned Greece on Friday that its leftist government will get no more aid until it agrees a complete economic reform plan, as Athens lurches closer to bankruptcy.
Greek finance minister Yanis Varoufakis says his country is now willing to make "big compromises" as the Eurogroup meeting in Riga draws to a close. That's according to Bloomberg. Just over a week ago Varoufakis was saying he was very...Show More Summary
Greek finance minister says his government must reach a deal, two sides are moving closer.
European finance ministers say talks tough and hostile, negotiations need to speed up.
Here is what you need to know. The Nasdaq finished Thursday's session at an all-time high. The tech-heavy index closed at 5,056.06, eclipsing its March 2000 peak. Back then, it Euro-area finance ministers are becoming increasingly frustrated with Greece. Show More Summary
Greek finance minister Yanis Varoufakis was today accused of being a "time-waster, a gambler, and an amateur" by a Eurogroup participant at a crucial meeting on Greece's reform proposals taking place in the Latvian capital, Riga. The...Show More Summary
Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras’s appeal to German leader Angela Merkel angered certain EU finance ministers. ||| Riga - Euro-area finance ministers voiced their frustration with Greece after Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras tried to bypass their veto on financial aid with an appeal to Angela Merkel. Show More Summary
Eurogroup chiefs are meeting in Riga, where Greece and it's money, or lack of it, is top of the agenda. "There is a great sense of urgency for all of us," said Eurogroup chief and Dutch finance minister Jeroen Dijsselbloem.
Finance minister Anton Siluanov also supported China’s initiative of creating an economic “Silk Road” that envisages serious investments in infrastructural projects and will ease trade relations between China and Europe.
The volume of Russia's gold reserves stabilized, finance minister Anton Siluanov said.
Eurozone finance ministers urge faster action on bailout negotiation.
Good morning! Here are 10 things you need to know in markets, as the week comes to an end. The Eurogroup is meeting today, and Greece is at the top of the agenda again. European finance ministers are gathering in Riga. Though it wasShow More Summary
Zambia’s budget deficit may exceed the government’s target this year after Africa’s second-biggest copper producer agreed to reverse a mine tax system introduced in January, Deputy Finance Minister Christopher Mvunga said. ||| Zambia’s...Show More Summary
Evening Headlin es Bloomberg: Greeks Trapped in Financial Vise as Euro Region Turns the Screws. As Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras follows an increasingly perilous financial path, his antagonists are just sitting tight. Finance ministers...Show More Summary
Tomorrow, Friday, April 24th, the finance ministers of Europe will again meet to discuss the fate of Greece’s bailout program. Although no definitive course of action is expected to come out of this meeting, it is yet another chance to assess the potential consequences if indeed the Greek government defaults on its loans. Show More Summary