from Breakingviews:

Bankers get ammo but no ally in regulation tussle

May 22, 2015

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

from Breakingviews:

EU growth surprises hide clear pattern

By Edward Hadas
May 13, 2015

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

from Hugo Dixon:

Greece seemingly has no Plan A or Plan B on debt

By Hugo Dixon
May 11, 2015

Greek Finance Minister Varoufakis arrives on a motorbike at Maximos Mansion to attend a governmental meeting with Prime Minister Tsipras in Athens

Greek Finance Minister Yanis Varoufakis arrives on a motorbike at Maximos Mansion to attend a governmental meeting with Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras in Athens May 10 2015. REUTERS/Kostas Tsironis

from Breakingviews:

ECB’s bank board-crashing makes sense – to a point

May 7, 2015

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

from Breakingviews:

Europe’s credit boom locks in mediocre returns

April 16, 2015

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

from Breakingviews:

Hairy deals mean European animal spirits returning

April 15, 2015

A few hairy deals suggest a resurgence of animal spirits in the European boardroom. Royal Dutch Shell’s $70 billion-odd bid for BG and Nokia’s $17 billion move on rival Alcatel-Lucent are complex, if long-mooted, tie-ups finally coming to fruition. Last year’s $3.5 trillion merger boom was mostly an American affair. But if corporate bosses from London to Espoo to Turin are feeling this daring, Europe will soon account for its fair share.

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 MacroScope:

Euro zone private lending set to take a small, but crucial, step up

March 23, 2015

RTR4MHNF.jpgThe recent green shoots emerging out of the euro zone economy could look a little more leafy on Thursday when data is likely to show a long-awaited recovery in private bank lending is starting to pick up pace.

from MacroScope:

Euro may not be on a one-way road to parity

March 17, 2015

RTR4SXKP.jpgSigns the euro zone economy may have turned a corner just as many begin to question the timing of a U.S. interest rate hike could soon put a floor under the euro after a 13 percent plunge so far this year.

from Hugo Dixon:

Is the ECB being unfair to Greece?

By Hugo Dixon
March 11, 2015

By Hugo Dixon

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