Tagged: austerity policies

Greek markets get battered

Greek financial markets have been battered since the radical leftist Syriza party won general elections on Sunday. The looming stand-off between the leftist anti-austerity Syriza-led government and Greece’s international creditors has frightened investors. Alexis...

Alexis Tsipras has been sworn in as Greece’s prime minister

The radical-leftist Syriza party won a historic victory in Sunday’s general elections, mustering 149 seats in Greece’s 300-seat parliament. On Monday, Panos Kammenos, leader of the right-wing Independent Greeks, announced that the two parties...

The Dutch economy falters

According to the CBP Netherlands Bureau for Economic Policy Analysis, the Dutch economy would contract 1.25 per cent in 2013, while the budget deficit would reach 3.2 per cent of national output. The CBP expects...