from Hugo Dixon:

Greek euro exit will be hard to stop

By Hugo Dixon
February 9, 2015

By Hugo Dixon

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

from The Great Debate:

‘The Communist Manifesto’ (2015 edition)

By John Lloyd
February 6, 2015

Head of radical leftist Syriza party Tsipras speaks after winning elections in Athens,

The head of the radical leftist Syriza party, Alexis Tsipras, speaks to supporters after winning elections in Athens, Jan. 25, 2015. REUTERS/Marko Djurica

from MacroScope:

Game on in Greece

By Mike Peacock
January 26, 2015

The head of radical leftist Syriza party Tsipras waves to supporters after winning the elections in Athens

Syriza has fallen tantalisingly short of an overall majority, winning 149 of 300 Greek parliamentary seats and taking 36.3 percent of the vote, 8.5 points ahead of the New Democracy party of Prime Minister Antonis Samaras in what amounts to a decisive rejection of austerity.

from Breakingviews:

ECB bazooka a water pistol for emerging markets

January 23, 2015

By Andy Mukherjee

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

from Morning Bid with David Gaffen:

The once in a 100,000-years event

January 16, 2015

The surprise move Thursday from the Swiss National Bank has had the effect of confusing a lot of people about a lot of things: the SNB’s intentions, the timing, the ancillary effects and who the losers are.

from Breakingviews:

EU insurers’ solvency is shakier than it looks

December 16, 2014

By George Hay

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

from Expert Zone:

How to get India’s exports back on track

November 21, 2014

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

from MacroScope:

Central banking elite under one roof

By Mike Peacock
November 7, 2014

U.S. Federal Reserve Chair Yellen speaks with European Central Bank President Draghi at the Jackson Hole Economic Policy Symposium in Jackson Hole

After European Central Bank chief Mario Draghi managed to mend fences and get his colleagues to sign up to his 1 trillion euros or so target to push into the ailing euro zone economy, Paris hosts its version of the Jackson Hole central bankers meeting.

from Anatole Kaletsky:

Europe’s economic and political future will be determined in the next few days

By Anatole Kaletsky
October 24, 2014

A candidate dressed as Darth Vader and representing the Internet Party of Ukraine which runs for parliament, stands on the top a vehicle as he leaves after a meeting with his supporters and voters in Kiev

Europe is at a make or break moment. Two very different events on Sunday, occurring at opposite ends of Europe, will largely determine the entire continent’s direction for years ahead: the parliamentary election in Ukraine and the bank “stress tests” and Asset Quality Review conducted by the European Central Bank. Before explaining the significance of these two events, and their unexpected linkage, I need to mention a third announcement, due next Wednesday: the European Commission’s verdict on the budget for 2015 submitted last week by the French government.

from Hugo Dixon:

Markets right to worry about euro zone

By Hugo Dixon
October 20, 2014

By Hugo Dixon

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