Monday, January 26, 2015

Syriza party wins election in Greece - reactions re Greek debt

Greek election: Reaction to Syriza's victory - live updates  [Telegraph, Jan 26 2015]


Arrival and doorstep Eurogroup President (Dijsselbloem) [, video, Jan 26 2015] [Dutch & English]


ECB cannot agree to debt relief for Greece, board member says  [Ekathimerini, Jan 26 2015]


IMF set to continue support Greece after election [France24, Jan 26 2015]


Griechenland-Kompromiss: Juncker will die Troika abschaffen [Handelsblatt, Feb 1 2015]

EU's Moscovici : 'Place of Greece is in the eurozone' [interview,BBC,video, Jan 31 2015]







Portuguese strictly against a Greek debt cut  [DW, Feb 3 2015]

Südeuropas Regierungen gegen Schuldenschnitt  [FAZ, Feb 1 2015]




Hold the celebrations: Greece is still doomed  [Telegraph, Jan 27 2015]

IW-Chef Hüther fordert Reformen "Sehe keinen Grund für Schuldenschnitt"  [N-TV, Jan 27 2015]

Expert: Finland won’t lose money if it agrees to extend Greek debt  [Yle, Jan 26 2015]

please note: more reactions from other EZ countries as soon as they become available 

Sunday, January 4, 2015

Greece:Latest (2015) debate on possible #Grexit after surveys suggest Syriza win

Facts & opinions  

Greek elections January 25
Greek polls frontrunner says win will start leftist change in Europe [AFP/Yahoo news, Jan 3 2015]
Former Greek PM Papandreou sets up new party, complicating election outlook [Reuters, Jan 2 2015]
Why You Should Care About Greece Again [Businessweek, Jan 2 2015]
As Early Elections Near, Greek Legislators Disband [NYTimes, Dec 31 2014]
In graphics: Greece's snap elections  [The Economist, Dec 30 2014]

German government denies changing tack on Greece  [AP/Businessweek, Jan 4 2015]
Why Grexit would not help Greece G Wolff, Bruegel, Jan 6 2014]
Austria urges restraint re 'Grexit' debate [FAZ, Jan 6 2015] #
Why the Greek debt crisis stings a little less this time around  [Globe&Mail, Jan 6 2015] 

How Greece might avoid a Grexit  [The Economist, Jan 5 2015]
Germany Does Care About a Greek Exit  [Bloomberg View, Jan 5 2015] 

European Commission:"Eurozone membership irrevocable" [De Morgen, Jan 5 2015] *
Hollande: 'Greece must stick to EU commitments'  [The Local France, Jan 5 2015]
Carsten Schneider(SPD): "A mindless discussion" [DLF,Audio+text, Jan 5 2015] #
Sven Giegold(Greens):"Dangerous meddling in the Greek election campaign" [S G, Jn 5 2015] 
France: It's up to Greece to decide whether to leave euro [AP/Businessweek Jan 5 2015] 

Top economist (Bofinger) of a Greek exit [Die Welt, Jan 4 2015] #
Debt crisis: New debate about 'Grexit' [Sueddeutsche Zeitung, Jan 4 2015] #
Former EU Commissioner Rehn intends to reduce Greek debt burden [Der Spiegel , Jan 4 2015] #
Citi suggestion against looming deflation: ECB should use helicopter money [Der Spiegel, Jan 4 201] #
BUiter: Deflation article in the Lisbon Treaty is a disaster [BNR Radio, Jan 4 2014] *
All eyes on Berlin as ECB readies bond-buying scheme [Reuters, Jan 4 2015]
Germany Mistakenly Believes The Euro Could Survive Greek Exit  [Forbes, Jan 4 2014]
Greek leftist Tsipras says ECB cannot shut Greece out of stimulus  [Reuters, Jan 3 2014]
Germany believes euro zone could cope with Greece exit: report  [Reuters, Jan 3 2015]
The Cost of a Grexit  [Observing Greece (blog), Jan 4 2015]
Greek euro exit would be ‘Lehman Brothers squared’: economist [marketwatch, Jan 3 2015]
Yanis Varoufakis: Greek and European Prospects for 2015  [Naked Capitalism (blog), Jan 2 2015]

          EU-Kommission zu #grexit: "Eurozonen-Mitgliedschaft ist unwiderruflich."

German bank exposure to Greece around 23.5 billion euros [Ekathimerini, Jan 5 2015]

market reactions:

useful, related links:
Syriza’s chief economist plots a radical Greek evolution within the eurozone  [Guardian, Dec 23 2014]
Top EU court looks into ECB bond buying [DW, Oct 14 2014]

please note: as always, compilation of links likely to grow in the near future

* = Dutch language
# = German language