Tagged: debt crisis in greece

The leftwing Syriza party retains power

The leftwing Syriza party won more votes in Greece’s snap general election on Sunday, September 20th than opinion pollsters had predicted. Alexis Tsipras has returned to power after his Syriza party won 35.5 per...

Greece reopens its banks

Greek banks have been reopened for the first time in almost three weeks, but withdrawal limits and restrictions on transfers remain in place. Trading on the Athens Stock Exchange is still frozen and there is...

Greece secures a bridge loan

Eurozone finance ministers have agreed in principle to provide Greece with 7 billion euro of bridge financing to cover its immediate needs. The loan would allow Athens to make a payment of 3.5 billion...

Eurozone finance ministers discuss Greece’s bailout proposal

On Saturday morning, July 11th, Alexis Tsipras, the Greek prime minister, won parliamentary backing to start negotiations on a possible third bailout programme. Mr Tsipras won overwhelming support for an economic reform plan in...