from Hugo Dixon:

Tsipras needs rupture with far-left, not Brussels

By Hugo Dixon
March 30, 2015

By Hugo Dixon

Hugo Dixon is Editor-at-Large, Reuters News. The opinions expressed are his own.

from Breakingviews:

Good news: China’s bad debts are on the rise

March 25, 2015

A bank clerk counts Chinese yuan banknotes at a branch of Industrial and Commercial Bank of China in Huaibei, Anhui province, June 8, 2012.  REUTERS/Stringer

A bank clerk counts Chinese yuan banknotes at a branch of Industrial and Commercial Bank of China in Huaibei, Anhui province, June 8, 2012. REUTERS/Stringer

from Morning Bid with David Gaffen:

Moderation in Atlanta

March 20, 2015

The Federal Reserve certainly confused investors on Wednesday. What with the "patience" brouhaha and the dot matrix of where the Fed expects rates to go, which takes into account the labor market, it will be a welcome relief to see a few Fed speakers come out and hopefully clarify what the central bank is thinking right now.

from Breakingviews:

Holcim can push for more in Lafarge tie-up

March 13, 2015

By Quentin Webb

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

from Hugo Dixon:

Greece has no good Plan Bs

By Hugo Dixon
March 9, 2015

Greece has no good Plan Bs. Its only rational course of action is to work with its euro zone creditors to reform its economy.

from Breakingviews:

Kaisa haircut is bad omen for China property debt

March 9, 2015

By Peter Thal Larsen

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

from MacroScope:

Eurozone awaits Greek reform list

By Mike Peacock
February 23, 2015

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

A Greek deal has been pulled from the fire at the last moment. The country’s bailout programme will be extended for four months averting a potential cash crunch in March that could have forced the country out of the currency area.

from The Great Debate:

Greece blinked in loan battle, Putin’s gaze remains steely

By John Lloyd
February 20, 2015

Varoufakis holds a news conference after an extraordinary euro zone Finance Ministers meeting in Brussels

Greek Finance Minister Yanis Varoufakis holds a news conference after an extraordinary euro zone finance ministers meeting in Brussels, Feb. 20, 2015. REUTERS/Yves Herman

from Edward Hadas:

What Greece teaches emerging markets

By Edward Hadas
February 18, 2015

If Greece had its own currency, the country’s crisis would attract little attention. On the contrary, the economic news from Athens would be all too familiar to followers of countries which have trouble increasing their citizens’ average annual income to much above $25,000. Such middle-income countries have a habit of running into fiscal or financial trouble.

from Breakingviews:

China property dispute unearths debt skeletons

February 17, 2015

By John Foley

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