from MacroScope:

EU vote casts shadow over Britain as 2016 kicks off

January 8, 2016

At this stage, it is hard to quantify how a planned referendum on Britain's membership of the European Union is impacting investor sentiment and the outlook for business investment. But there is little doubt it will influence the timing of the Bank of England's first interest rate hike in nearly a decade and how sterling trades this year.

from Breakingviews:

Spanish election is vote for malaise

December 21, 2015

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

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Hugo Dixon: Greece will struggle to stay in euro

By Hugo Dixon
July 5, 2015

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

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Renzi’s Italian gamble is worth taking

April 30, 2015

By Neil Unmack

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

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Labour to gain from “follow the money” UK voting

April 24, 2015

By Robert Cole

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

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Nigeria’s democratic change is a real positive

By Edward Hadas
April 1, 2015

Supporters of the presidential candidate Muhammadu Buhari and his All Progressive Congress party celebrate in Kano

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

from Edward Hadas:

UK voters deserve some dreamers

By Edward Hadas
March 2, 2015

By Edward Hadas

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

from MacroScope:

Day of reckoning for Greece

By Mike Peacock
December 29, 2014

Greece's PM Samaras addresses the audience during the Economist Conference on "The big rethink for Europe, the big turning point for Greece" in Athens

Greek Prime Minister Antonis Samaras faces a final parliamentary vote on his presidential candidate. Lose and he will have to call snap elections early next year which polls suggest anti-bailout Syriza would win. A result is expected around 1100 GMT.

from MacroScope:

Greeks vote again

By Mike Peacock
December 23, 2014

Greek Prime Minister Antonis Samaras is seen inside the parliament during Presidential vote

A second round of voting in the Greek parliament on the government’s nominee for president takes place today.

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The only way is down?

By Mike Peacock
December 17, 2014

A man walks out of a building past a board showing currency exchange rates in Moscow

No further dramatic interventions by the Russian authorities overnight with the result that the rouble has opened five percent weaker against the dollar in Moscow.