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Greek Government Reporter — Bloomberg News

Bloomberg reporter covering Greek economy, banks, politics, serious stuff. Views my own and retweets are probably the baby eating the phone.

Greece sets up cash crunch for March telling EU it�s over

ekathimerini.com — By Nikolaos Chrysoloras, Marcus Bensasson & Eleni Chrepa Finance Minister Yanis Varoufakis said Greece won't seek an extension of its bailout agreement, setting the government on course to enter March without a financial backstop for the first time in five years.

How Greece Could Run Out of Cash and What Draghi Can Do About It

bloomberg.com — (Bloomberg) -- As talks between Greece's new government and its euro-area partners turn confrontational, Mario Draghi may soon find himself with an unpleasant dilemma. The European Central Bank president controls the last source of funding that euro area lenders turn to when they've been denied money everywhere else.

Greek Bank Deposit Flight Said to Accelerate to Record

bloomberg.com — (Bloomberg) -- Greek bank deposit outflows last week accelerated to record levels amid concern about lenders' liquidity and the outcome of the nation's negotiations with creditors, according to a person familiar with the matter.

New Greek Finance Minister Takes His Default Show on the Road

bloomberg.com — (Bloomberg) -- It's no secret what Yanis Varoufakis thinks Greece should do with its debt. The economics professor at the University of Athens, who announced his appointment as the country's finance minister in a posting on his personal blog on Tuesday, has been arguing since the beginning of the crisis that Greece should default while staying a member of the euro area.

Tsipras Names Cabinet Heading for Clash Over Bailout and Russia

bloomberg.com — (Bloomberg) -- Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras unveiled a cabinet that threatens to maximize friction with other European Union governments on issues ranging from the country's bailout agreement to sanctions on Russia. Yanis Varoufakis, a 53-year-old economics professor, will handle negotiations with the euro region and International Monetary Fund over the country's 240 billion-euro ($273 billion) bailout, after being appointed finance minister.

Greece’s new finance minister says euro is like Hotel California

theglobeandmail.com — It's no secret what Yanis Varoufakis thinks Greece should do with its debt. The economics professor at the University of Athens, who announced his appointment as the country's finance minister in a posting on his personal blog on Tuesday, has been arguing since the beginning of the crisis that Greece should default while staying a member of the euro area.

Greece’s New Finance Minister Says Euro Is Like Hotel California

bloomberg.com — It's no secret what Yanis Varoufakis thinks Greece should do with its debt. The economics professor at the University of Athens, who announced his appointment as the country's finance minister in a posting on his personal blog on Tuesday, has been arguing since the beginning of the crisis that Greece should default while staying a member of the euro area.

Syriza Defeats Samaras to Win Greek Election: Exit Poll

bloomberg.com — Alexis Tsipras's Syriza party defeated Prime Minister Antonis Samaras's New Democracy to place first in Greek elections, an exit poll showed, amid a backlash against years of budget cuts demanded by international creditors.

Samaras Clashes With Tspiras as Greek Campaign Wraps Up

bloomberg.com — Greece 's two main election rivals clashed over the country's future economic direction as they wound up their respective campaigns for a vote Sunday that promises to reverberate across Europe.

Draghi Corners Greek Anti-Austerity Candidate by Tying Stimulus to Good Behavior

bloomberg.com — The European Central Bank set limits on accessing its bond-buying program that will exclude Greece for at least six months, raising pressure on whichever party wins Jan. 25 elections to heed the demands of official creditors. The ECB decision locks Greece out of the quantitative easing program until policy questions raised by the vote have been resolved.
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Jan 30, 2015

RT @marklowen: Re-watched tense end to press conf. #Dijsselbloem ends handshake to walk off after #Varoufakis says no more troika pic.twitter.com/9mYtQHo0jR

Jan 30, 2015

OMG it's true, I live in the office! MT @TheStalwart: Home is where your launchpad fits your monitor. @Luleni

Jan 30, 2015

RT @EiriniVourloumi: Happy to share new work featured on @business for bloomberg. My viewpoint of a political circus using instant film. bloomberg.com/news/features/…

Jan 30, 2015

RT @YiannisBab: Varoufakis arrives with his motorbike outside the PM's residence, parks by the stairs. Photos | iefimerida.gr - go.shr.lc/1LpabWv

Jan 28, 2015

@TheStalwart It's also sometimes called the square mile, though I don't think it's actually a square mile

Jan 28, 2015

RT @topical_storm: While you're arguing about DMs Wenger is out here manipulating currency markets. #Illuminati http://t.co/RhScDNfJKm

Jan 28, 2015

@marklowen Stournaras did that sort of thing at first as well. Didn't last in his case.

Jan 28, 2015

@MatinaStevis @gksteinhauser @charlesforelle Yes, though I'm afraid the needle on a lot of people's voting racismometer might well move.



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