from Breakingviews:

StanChart board clearout is only the first step

February 26, 2015

By Peter Thal Larsen

The author is a Reuters Breakingviews columnist. The opinions expressed are his own.

from Breakingviews:

JPMorgan optimism reinforces industry mediocrity

February 25, 2015

By Antony Currie

The author is a Reuters Breakingviews columnist. The opinions expressed are his own.

from Breakingviews:

UK jail-a-banker rules will hike board pay

February 25, 2015

By Dominic Elliott

The author is a Reuters Breakingviews columnist. The opinions expressed are his own.

from Breakingviews:

HSBC’s operating woes trump Swiss tax furore

February 23, 2015

By Peter Thal Larsen

The author is a Reuters Breakingviews columnist. The opinions expressed are his own.

from MacroScope:

A moment of truth

By Mike Peacock
February 16, 2015

Greek Finance Minister Varoufakis holds his speech notes before a vote of confidence at the parliament in Athens

A meeting of euro zone finance ministers is tasked with producing a deal to keep Greece solvent, which is acceptable to both sides. A similar meeting last week got nowhere despite seven hours of talks.

from Expert Zone:

Earnings have bottomed, budget to provide future direction

By Aviral Gupta
February 16, 2015

(Any opinions expressed here are those of the author and not necessarily those of Thomson Reuters)

from Breakingviews:

Italian bad bank is worth the risk

February 13, 2015

By Neil Unmack

The author is a Reuters Breakingviews columnist. The opinions expressed are his own.

from MacroScope:

Greek talks about talks

By Mike Peacock
February 13, 2015

Greece's PM Tsipras addresses a news conference after an EU leaders summit in Brussels

The Greek standoff is coming to a head.

A day after euro zone finance ministers couldn’t “even agree to disagree” Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras, attending his first EU summit, agreed that Greek officials would meet representatives of the European Commission, the European Central Bank and the IMF today.

from Breakingviews:

Credit Suisse earns the chance to be proactive

February 12, 2015

By Dominic Elliott

The author is a Reuters Breakingviews columnist. The opinions expressed are his own.

from MacroScope:

Long night of talks in Brussels and Minsk

By Mike Peacock
February 12, 2015

Eurogroup President Dijsselbloem greets Greek Finance Minister Varoufakis during an extraordinary euro zone Finance Ministers meeting in Brussels

A long night of talks in Brussels and Minsk.

Despite going into the early hours of the morning, euro zone finance ministers failed to reach agreement on a way forward with their Greek counterpart and will try again on Monday.