Thoughts – Insights

"The Day Today" - 17 July 2015

GREECE * Tsipras takes time on reshuffle, as Eurogroup clears way for third bailout * This is apparently what Merkel told her MPs on Grexit: “I think it’s definitely right to think through and discuss every option in such a situation”; and on the bailout: “This will save Europe from going through an ordeal” *…

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"The Day Today" - 16 July 2015

GREECE * Greek vote passes, 229 vs 71, and Tsipras sees 32 of his MPs vote against while 6 abstained – but coalition partners backed it, so the govt still has a mandate * Banks expect to reopen next week, stock market a couple of days later *

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"The Day Today" - 13 July 2015

GREECE * The Eurozone agree on a deal for Greece * The Greek Govt now needs to get on with passing the reform package – must prepare a pensions bill by tonight * So Tsipras has to purge his party of the hardline . . . To read this article, please log in or sign…

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"The Day Today" - 10 July 2015

* The Greek deal on the table is for a bailout loan of 53bn in exchange for which they will do almost everything they were supposed to do in the first agreement that was jettisoned by Tsipras calling a referendum. Now the Greek parliament votes on it, although most of the party leaders managed to…

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"The Day Today" - 8 July 2015

GREECE * So the deadline is Sunday: “Tonight I have to say loud and clear – the final deadline ends this week”, says President of European Council * Latvia’s Central Bank chief: “The Greek nation has been brave and has voted itself out of the eurozone….The overall effect is that we see that a state, which…

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