Vote to quit EU could tip UK into recession

April 18, 2016

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

Brexit debate should start with trade

November 9, 2015

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

Tsipras’ biggest stress tests yet to come

November 2, 2015

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

Greek bank recap is race against time

October 5, 2015

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It’s all up to Tsipras now

September 21, 2015

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Greek election may reopen can of worms

August 31, 2015

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Greek deal leaves bitter aftertaste

July 13, 2015

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The big fat Greek blame game

June 22, 2015

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

If Greece collapses, there will be giant dollops of blame to go round. The biggest ones will stick on whoever behaves most unreasonably in the standoff between Athens and its creditors, which could easily end in default and disaster.

How a Greek debt deal could work

June 15, 2015
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Athens has struggled to get its euro zone creditors to talk about debt relief. That is because it is not the most urgent issue facing Greece. A short-term cash crunch could trigger bankruptcy in the next few weeks. But if the negotiators resolve the immediate crisis – and the omens don’t look good – debt relief should come onto the table.

Greek ultimatum is a bad idea

June 1, 2015

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

Should Greece’s creditors give the country an ultimatum? No. Not only is such a thing probably unnecessary, it could also play into the hands of Greek nationalists who would argue that foreigners were again bullying Athens. Besides, negotiations between Greece and its creditors are making progress, albeit still too slowly. Dictating to the Greeks would make any bust-up between the two sides particularly bitter.