Greek bailout

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Policy reform and debt relief in Greece

Economists continue to debate whether – and to what extent – Greek debts should be relieved. This column takes through the details of Greek debt, what relief options are open to Greece, and what the likely consequences of relief might be for all parties. Yet again, there are no easy choices – but that doesn’t … Continue reading

The impact of monetary easing on government bonds and equity markets

Stefano Fugazzi (ABC Economics) – The following chart exhibits the changes in the 10-year government bond yields in the United Kingdom, United States and within the Eurozone (mean value across the single currency members). The reader will observe that there have been some marked fluctuations in yields in recent months, particularly in the euro area. This … Continue reading

Greece, why the Troika deal probably won’t work

VoxEu , Thorsten Beck 15 July 2015 / Monday’s deal was a political compromise consistent with the political constraints of Greece and its creditors. It is doubtful, however, that it will provide a long-term solution to Greece’s economic crisis. At a minimum, the momentum should be used to eliminate the option of Grexit once and for all. … Continue reading

The Greek bailout? A quick fix. Grexit only delayed

Charles Wyplosz / 14 July 2015 (VOXEU) / The new bailout deal for Greece was not easy. This column argues that it was also a failure. It will not be enough to recapitalise banks, it asks for structural reform that exceeds Greek capacities, and it raises the Greek debt-to-GDP ratio to unsustainable levels. In a few months or … Continue reading

How markets will react to a new Greek bailout package?

Stefano Fugazzi (ABC Economics) – Greece’s newly elected left-wing government requested on 18 February an extension of the Master Financial Assistance Facility Agreement for Greece. Following the agreement of the Eurogroup to extend the programme by four months, underpinned by the commitment of the Greek government to a comprehensive list of reforms and the completion … Continue reading

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