Categories: Greece

China to Europe's Rescue?

Posted by: Linda Yueh on February 16

China's willingness to support Europe to cope with sovereign debt problems is sincere and firm. China is ready to get more deeply involved in participating in solving the European...

Greece May Have to Accept Escrow Account for Aid

Posted by: David Tweed on February 13

Now that the Greek parliament has voted to accept austerity terms necessary to obtain a second EU/IMF bailout, the action moves back to Brussels on Feb. 15, when euro-area...

Europe Hope Takes Stocks to Bull Territory

Posted by: David Tweed on February 09

It's all about equities. On the day that BlackRock CEO Larry Fink told Bloomberg TV that investors should be 100% in stocks, the MSCI All-Country World Index touched bull...

Portugal Bears Brunt of Greek Contagion

Posted by: David Tweed on January 31

Poor Portugal. The country's bonds have borne the brunt of investor frustration over Greece's failure to reach an accord with private bondholders on writing down the value of their...

Can an IMF Firewall Stem the Euro Crisis?

Posted by: Linda Yueh on January 18

The IMF has asked for as much as $500 billion, including approximately $200 billion from euro countries, to address an estimated $1 trillion funding need in the next few...

"Euro Super Club"

Posted by: Ben Vickers on November 28

Germany's latest strategy for resolving the euro crisis has been emerging over the past few days. It will stand its first test tomorrow when euro-area finance ministers gather in...

Coping With Austerity

Posted by: Andy Reinhardt on November 23

On the same day that German Chancellor Angela Merkel again swatted down the idea of issuing joint euro bonds to help ease sovereign debt in peripheral euro zone nations,...

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Financial markets are on the edge as investors await a solution to the European debt crisis. This blog examines the banks that hold billions of euros worth of Greek, Italian, and other sovereign debt; the governments that must pay off or refinance that debt; and the implications for the worldwide financial system if they can't.

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