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Greece vs The Euro Righteous: Waiting for the Other Guy to Blink

So far, nobody in Brussels blinked. However, before the week is out somebody will. An eleventh hour compromise between Greece and its creditors is more than likely. According to the analysts at Morgan Stanley, the probability of a Grexit is

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Europe & Greece: The Gathering of the Perfect Storm

The bears took hold of most European markets earlier today on news that the Greek government is determined to end austerity and will not be seeking an extension of the bailout agreement with its creditors. In a defiant speech delivered

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Greece: Attack of the Merchants of Doom Fails to Impress

President Martin Schulz of the European Parliament (EP) arrived in Athens today to read the riot act, before the Greek government does something it may come to regret. Mr Schulz travelled with a sizeable entourage of journalists to ensure the

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Greece: The Primacy of Politics to Provide a Solution

Just a few years ago, Forbes Magazine – that self-proclaimed “Capitalist Tool” – identified the primacy of politics as the greatest danger facing Europe and the European Union (EU). The publication merrily took a swipe at Mario Draghi, president of

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World Economic Forum: All Eyes on European Central Bank

Davos – Clearly enjoying her role as the real moneybags of the World Economic Forum (WEF), German Chancellor Angela Merkel – small in stature but as ever a commanding presence – lashed out at Russia yesterday for its “flagrant violation”

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World Economic Forum: Less Is More and Other Wisdom from Davos

Less is more, and you better get used to it. That is the message US real estate tycoon Jeff Greene brought to the World Economic Forum (WEF) in Davos, Switzerland. One of the hundred or so billionaires to attend the

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World Economic Forum Opens in Davos: Sharing and Caring

Davos – Over 2,600 of the world’s most notable people have ascended to Europe’s highest mountain town for a series of meetings that aim to address “key issues of global importance.” Nestled at 1,560m above sea level in a picture-perfect

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The New Global Context – Uncertainty Unveiled

The emergence of a global market place may already be grinding to a halt. Before long, economic integration, a process only just begun, could be derailed or superseded by fast-paced political, social, and technological developments over which states and their

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Nordea’s Sasja Beslik on Davos 2015: Rising Inequality Unsustainable, Inclusiveness Answer

Davos – A participant of earlier World Economic Forum (WEF) meetings in Davos, Sasja Beslik, head of Responsible Investment and Governance at Nordea Investment Funds, applauds the attention awarded to rising income and wealth inequality at this year’s get-together in

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Davos: Azerbaijan Making a Splash at World Economic Forum

Davos – One of the world’s fastest growing economies for ten years in a row, Azerbaijan is set to showcase its accomplishments and promising future outlook at the annual meeting of World Economic Forum set to kick off tomorrow in

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