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  • Dramatic twist

    11-01-2016 21:31:00

    New Greek opposition leader may cause instability

  • Taking the mickey

    17-09-2015 21:31:00

    Wilbur Ross is taking the mickey on Greek banks

  • Hugo Dixon: Financial engineering to Athens's rescue

    17-06-2015 21:44:00

    The eurozone won't accept the write-off of the 'zero-coupon' debt. But the Greek government's proposal to split most of the eurozone debt into two parts could be modified to make it workable

  • Dates that count

    21-12-2012 01:08:22

    It's 20.12.2012 and it¿s the end of a magical era

  • No to Greek fudge

    22-11-2012 00:41:43

    Greece needs a positive shock

  • Reeling and rudderless

    13-11-2012 00:12:00

    BBC shows how not to manage a crisis

  • No need for corpses

    04-10-2012 00:20:04

    Scardino exit reignites FT sale speculation

  • Hugo Dixon: Confidence tricks for Europe

    23-07-2012 00:21:00

    Hugo Dixon outlines the quick fixes that Europe needs to calm markets

  • Not looking good

    16-07-2012 00:06:00

    Publication of a Timothy Geithner memo has put the Bank of England in a tight spot. Geithner, then president of the New York Federal Reserve, wrote to Mervyn King, the BoE governor, in June 2008 proposing reforms to prevent “deliberate ...

  • You couldn't make it up

    11-07-2012 00:46:41

    Remember the Bank Rate scandal of 1957? The affair, which transfixed the British public two generations ago, had extraordinary parallels with on Tuesday’s Libor scam. It involved a man called Cameron and another named Mynors.

  • The Barclays counterfactual

    05-07-2012 00:02:41

    What if Barclays hadn’t lowered Libor submissions? The bank certainly reduced its vulnerability by submitting lower rates in the midst of the crisis. But what would honesty have cost? Would Barclays have secured funds from Middle East ...

  • Diamonds aren't for ever

    03-07-2012 00:45:46

    Marcus Agius said “the buck stops with me”, in resigning after the interest-rate rigging scandal. But the buck shouldn’t stop with the Barclays chairman. It is appropriate that Agius has fallen on his sword because he hasn’t ...

  • Hugo Dixon: The euro zone's last hope

    25-06-2012 00:39:00

    A politically acceptable, legal and effective idea is interest subsidies from low-yield to high-yield euro zone countries

  • No time to cheer

    19-06-2012 00:35:00

    The Greek vote is cause for relief but not rejoicing. The Greeks have bought themselves a breathing space by voting for pro-bailout parties. But the resulting coalition may be weak, and the economy is still shrinking, and markets are still sceptical ...

  • Hugo Dixon: Greece's last, best chance

    28-05-2012 00:12:00

    In order for Greece to recover, it must first stare into the abyss