EU could fall apart without flexibility

By Hugo Dixon
December 21, 2015

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

Turkey’s economy threatened on many fronts

By Hugo Dixon
December 7, 2015

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

Tsipras’ biggest stress tests yet to come

By Hugo Dixon
November 2, 2015

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

Greek bank recap is race against time

By Hugo Dixon
October 5, 2015

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

Greek election may reopen can of worms

By Hugo Dixon
August 31, 2015

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

How to fix Greece’s banks

By Hugo Dixon
August 10, 2015

Greece’s banks are the weakest point in its economic system. They need to be repaired in order to lift capital controls, restore depositor confidence and finance a future recovery. There are good and not-so-good ways of doing this.

Greek deal leaves bitter aftertaste

By Hugo Dixon
July 13, 2015

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

Greece will struggle to stay in euro

By Hugo Dixon
July 5, 2015
An anti-austerity 'No' voter waves a flag with the name of Prime Minister Tsipras as he celebrate the results of the first exit polls in Athens

An anti-austerity ‘No’ voter waves a flag with the name of Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras as he celebrate the results of the first exit polls in Athens, Greece, July 5, 2015. REUTERS/Marko Djurica

Greeks choose between bad and terrible

By Hugo Dixon
July 2, 2015

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

The Greeks have to choose between the bad and the truly ugly in Sunday’s referendum. If I was Greek – and I’m not, although I speak the language and had a Greek great-grandmother – I would plump for the bad option, voting “Yes”.

Tsipras looks like he is crumbling

By Hugo Dixon
July 1, 2015

It looks like Alexis Tsipras is crumbling.

After the banks closed and public opinion started moving against him, the Greek prime minister seems desperate for a deal with his creditors. Athens has now defaulted to the International Monetary Fund, adding to the pressure. But it is not clear lenders will cut him any slack. They may prefer to deal with his successor.