# greek-economy - Monday 29 April, 2013
MPs have signed off on laws which enforce the first mandatory public layoffs in Greece for over a century.
# greek-economy - Saturday 15 December, 2012
How many SMS messages are sent in Ireland every second? And how many times could Greece buy Sergio Aguero?
# greek-economy - Wednesday 12 December, 2012
The deal will see some people get only a third of their money back – but others will get three times their investment.
# greek-economy - Tuesday 4 December, 2012
Bond markets responded positively to Greece’s proposal to buy back its debts – and Ireland is benefiting.
# greek-economy - Monday 3 December, 2012
Athens will buy back its bonds, for between 30 and 40 per cent of their face value, in order to clear its debts.
# greek-economy - Monday 5 November, 2012
Parliament will spend the entire week debating the 2013 Budget, which will introduce another €13.5 billion in budget cuts.
# greek-economy - Tuesday 23 October, 2012
Left-leaning partners in the coalition are rejecting Troika demands to make it easier to sack workers.
# greek-economy - Monday 1 October, 2012
Disposable incomes in Irish households fell by more than in every other EU country between 2009 and 2011 – except for Greece.
# greek-economy - Monday 20 August, 2012
The week began today with a meeting of Greece and Germany’s foreign ministers, which ended with stern words from Germany.
# greek-economy - Thursday 2 August, 2012
Antonis Samaras has convinced his junior coalition partners to drop their objections to further austerity measures.
# greek-economy - Monday 23 July, 2012
Der Spiegel says the IMF wants out of Greece as soon as the ESM kicks in in September – and the IMF won’t deny it.
# greek-economy - Tuesday 19 June, 2012
Spain sold off €3 billion in 12-month bills, but paid the price as investors continued to demand a high premium for their money.
# greek-economy - Wednesday 30 May, 2012
Greece’s largest commercial bank has painted a picture… and it’s not pretty.
New Democracy is likely to get 23.4 per cent of the vote next month, with the anti-bailout Syriza on 22.1 per cent.
# greek-economy - Tuesday 22 May, 2012
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# greek-economy - Friday 11 May, 2012
# greek-economy - Tuesday 8 May, 2012
Alexis Tsipras will try to form a government after the largest party, New Democracy, said it would not be able to govern.
# greek-economy - Wednesday 14 March, 2012
Eurozone members have agreed to release the first €39.4 billion of funds under Greece’s second bailout programme.
# greek-economy - Friday 9 March, 2012
The biggest sovereign bond swap in history will unltimately see 95.7 per cent of investors agree to write down their debts.
# greek-economy - Saturday 25 February, 2012
Debts, draw-downs, state assets and lunar rock – all of that, and more, in your weekly numerical wrap-up.
# greek-economy - Monday 20 February, 2012
Nine things to know by 9am, including: Final day of Xi visit, Greece set for €130bn loan, Bank of Ireland cuts its losses, and are you hungry enough for a test tube hamburger?
# greek-economy - Wednesday 15 February, 2012
A meeting of eurozone finance ministers due today has been put back until Monday, due to concerns over “political assurances”.
# greek-economy - Tuesday 14 February, 2012
Greece expected its income for January to be 8.9 per cent higher than last year. It actually fell… by 7 per cent.
# greek-economy - Friday 13 January, 2012
Talks between Greece and its bondholders have “paused for reflection” but may be on the verge of total collapse.
# greek-economy - Tuesday 3 January, 2012
In tonight’s Fix: Priory Hall residents ask Taoiseach to intervene, a reprieve for the Irishmen who fought Hitler, watch out for 125kmh winds, and more…
The Greek government warns that talks to finalise a default on some sovereign bonds have the euro’s future at stake.
# greek-economy - Thursday 29 December, 2011
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2011 may be remembered in future as the year we sorted out the financial crisis – or the year in which it grew beyond our control.
# greek-economy - Tuesday 13 December, 2011
There’s little respite for Greece, though, which is asked to pay a higher yield on an experimental auction of short-term bonds.
# greek-economy - Monday 21 November, 2011
The pan-European ESCP business school says Ireland could get rid of €184bn in debts – by simply cancelling them out with others.
# greek-economy - Wednesday 26 October, 2011
Leaders agree to recapitalise weak banks by next summer, though it is reported that talks on Greek haircuts have hit a snag.
# greek-economy - Tuesday 25 October, 2011
Silvio Berlusconi’s coalition is divided on implementing reforms demanded by the EU, leading to the cancellation of some of tomorrow’s summits.
# greek-economy - Saturday 22 October, 2011
In tonight’s Fix: Seán Gallagher in pole position for the Áras, 2,000 march to Occupy Dame Street, was Muammar Gaddafi the richest man alive? Plus: the Rubik’s Cube world record…
A document prepared for finance ministers, leaked to the press, says bondholders may be burnt to the tune of 60 per cent.
# greek-economy - Wednesday 19 October, 2011
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# greek-economy - Tuesday 11 October, 2011
The Troika concludes a review mission to Athens – likely to approve new loans, but with damning words about economic reform.
# greek-economy - Thursday 6 October, 2011
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The ECB’s monthly meeting today is the latest before Jean-Claude Trichet hands over the reins at the European Central Bank.
# greek-economy - Tuesday 4 October, 2011
Eurozone finance ministers have decided to delay a decision on Greece’s next €8bn loan package until later in the month.
# greek-economy - Monday 3 October, 2011
Greek economy means the austerity drive will not be enough to ensure that the government deficit is within targets. # greek-economy - Friday 30 September, 2011
US markets finished in positive territory last night, but a European rally faded – while Asian markets were flat this morning.
# greek-economy - Wednesday 28 September, 2011
The Troika are in town today, the day after massive protests greeted the passage of a new property tax through parliament.