Greek bank recap is race against time

October 5, 2015

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

Euro zone doesn’t need political union

August 3, 2015

The Greek crisis has given new life to a superficial argument: that the euro zone isn’t working because its monetary union hasn’t been accompanied by fiscal and political union.

The optimist’s guide to Greece

July 27, 2015

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

Mario Draghi is having a good war

July 20, 2015

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

Syriza split best outcome for Greece

July 11, 2015

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

Tsipras needs rupture with far-left, not Brussels

March 30, 2015

By Hugo Dixon

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

EU needs more non-bank finance

June 2, 2014

The European Union needs more non-bank finance. Banks are on the back foot. On their own, they won’t be able to fund the jobs and growth the EU is desperate for. Non-bank finance needs to take up the slack.

ECB faces severest stress test

February 24, 2014

A lot is riding on the cleanup of euro zone lenders being overseen by the European Central Bank. The progress so far is encouraging. But clarity is needed on a few points to ensure that lenders really do get a good scrubbing and are therefore able to support the zone’s fragile economic recovery.

QE is the way for the ECB to go

February 5, 2014

The European Central Bank needs to start taking the risks of deflation more seriously. This danger should be top of its agenda when its governing council convenes for its monthly meeting this week.

Europe’s post-crisis challenge

December 16, 2013

The hot phase of euro crisis may be over. But the zone will limp on for years with low growth and high unemployment unless further action is taken on three fronts: bank balance sheets must be cleaned up, monetary policy loosened and more free-market reforms adopted.