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World Finance speaks to Richard Murphy, Tax Researcher and Political Economist, about Greece's future after the successful election of Syriza

Can Greece wave goodbye to debt?

World Finance speaks to Richard Murphy, Tax Researcher and Political Economist, about Greece’s future after the successful election of Syriza

World Finance: Richard; how do you see Greece's economy developing, now Syriza is in power? Richard Murphy: Nobody knows what is going to happen in Greece; nobody knows how the European Central Bank and Germany are going to react to the demands that...

The church requires over £1bn a year to maintain its places of worship. So where is this money coming from?

Subjective ethics; How the church invests

The church requires over £1bn a year to maintain its places of worship. So where is this money coming from?

Finance and the church: not usually linked, but holding investments of over £15bn, it certainly has some financial clout. World Finance speaks to Dr James Corah, Deputy Head of the ethical and responsible investment at the church investment charity CCLA,...

Syriza victory signals damning rejection of European-imposed austerity and increases chance of withdrawal from Eurozone

Election puts Greece on collision course with EU

Syriza victory signals damning rejection of European-imposed austerity and increases chance of withdrawal from Eurozone

The dramatic rise of Greece’s far-left Syriza party in recent months culminated in a staggering victory in the country’s general election. The result announced on Sunday evening saw Syriza secure an expected 149 of 300 parliamentary seats, and deposin...

World Finance speaks to Ibrahim Turhan, Chairman and CEO of Borsa Istanbul, to discuss what the future holds for the Istanbul bourse

Istanbul bourse success: Turkey ‘has all the right pre-requisites’ for high profits in 2015

World Finance speaks to Ibrahim Turhan, Chairman and CEO of Borsa Istanbul, to discuss what the future holds for the Istanbul bourse

At the end of 2014, the Istanbul bourse's main index closed at an all time high, and became the fifth most profitable stock exchange. Will this success continue in 2015? World Finance talks to Ibrahim Turhan, CEO of Borsa Istanbul, to find out. Wor...

World Finance speaks to Steve Hanke, Professor of Applied Economics at Johns Hopkins University, about Greece's debt problem

Part two, Greece’s future: ‘There’s been enormous corruption, waste, fraud, and abuse’

World Finance speaks to Steve Hanke, Professor of Applied Economics at Johns Hopkins University, about Greece’s debt problem

World Finance: Greece's debt is largely believed to be unsustainable and unrepayable; is this the case? Steve Hanke: They even have debt of €1.5bn that's coming due in, I believe, the end of February. And it was supposed to be paid at the end of D...

World Finance speaks to Steve Hanke, Professor of Applied Economics at Johns Hopkins University, about Greece’s economic future

Part one, Greece’s future: eurozone exit ‘would be a disaster’

World Finance speaks to Steve Hanke, Professor of Applied Economics at Johns Hopkins University, about Greece’s economic future

On January 25, Greece will hold parliamentary elections: a move which has generated uncertainty in the eurozone, given the potential for the radical left party Syriza to emerge as the largest party. World Finance speaks to Steve Hanke, Professor of Applie...

New talks to unlock another wave of $17bn bailout start today, with Ukraine hoping to stave off seemingly inevitable default

IMF resumes debt talks with Ukraine

New talks to unlock another wave of $17bn bailout start today, with Ukraine hoping to stave off seemingly inevitable default

Resolving Ukraine’s economic woes will be back on the agenda for the IMF today, as it re-starts talks with the country over a $17bn loan. It is hoped that the talks will see more funds released from the loan, so that the country can restructure its econ...

World Finance speaks to Mark Spelman, Managing Director at Accenture Strategy and member of the Global Agenda Council, to discuss whether this year's Davos will enhance Europe's future

Is Davos the event to cure Europe’s economic woes?

World Finance speaks to Mark Spelman, Managing Director at Accenture Strategy and member of the Global Agenda Council, to discuss whether this year’s Davos will enhance Europe’s future

The theme 'The New Global Context' couldn't be more fitting for this year's annual World Economic Forum. World Finance speaks to Mark Spelman, Managing Director at Accenture Strategy and member of the Global Agenda Council, to discuss if Europe is effecti...

With upcoming elections looming, fears of the economic consequences and of Greece withdrawing from the Eurozone are mounting, writes Elizabeth Matsangou

Greek Eurozone exit could be on the horizon

With upcoming elections looming, fears of the economic consequences and of Greece withdrawing from the Eurozone are mounting, writes Elizabeth Matsangou

The uncertainty shrouding the Greek economy continues with as much zeal as ever as the seemingly hapless state embarks upon a New Year. With the failure of the Greek parliament to elect a new president on December 19, snap elections have been scheduled fo...

With unemployment having reached record levels in Italy in 2014, Prime Minister Renzi has a sizeable challenge on his hands

Unemployment special: out-of-work youths plague Italy

With unemployment having reached record levels in Italy in 2014, Prime Minister Renzi has a sizeable challenge on his hands

When Prime Minister Matteo Renzi made clear his ambition for Italy to host the 2024 Olympics, the proclamation was met with mockery and ridicule. The southern European country is in the midst of its longest recession since WWII: unemployment figures have...

The EU’s second largest economy has been ‘sick’ for some time now, as it finds itself in an unemployment chokehold that doesn’t show any signs of release

Unemployment special: can France escape a vicious circle?

The EU’s second largest economy has been ‘sick’ for some time now, as it finds itself in an unemployment chokehold that doesn’t show any signs of release

When President Francois Hollande came to power in May 2012, the unemployment rate in France was 9.8 percent. It’s now at 10.5 percent despite various efforts from his government to remedy the situation, and political tension as a result of this is rife....

World Finance speaks to Eurobank to find out how it has succeeded in spite of Greece’s tough economic times

Eurobank goes from strength to strength as Greece fights back

World Finance speaks to Eurobank to find out how it has succeeded in spite of Greece’s tough economic times

At the height of the financial crisis, Greek banks faced the prospect of being nationalised. World Finance speaks to Dimosthenis Arhodidis, General Manager of Wealth Management at Eurobank, to find out how the bank escaped that fate and was able to make a...

World Finance speaks to Attica Wealth Management about Greece’s return to prominence

‘Investors are seeing the efforts that Greece is undertaking’, says Attica

World Finance speaks to Attica Wealth Management about Greece’s return to prominence

After four years of exile from market borrowing, Greece is back with a vengeance, but is the real economy discouraging investor sentiment? Representatives from Attica Wealth Management, Theodore Krintas and Dimitra Vassilakopoulou, shed light on the finan...

World Finance examines how PPP projects in Greece are boosting the country's economic prospects

Greece reinvigorated by PPP projects

World Finance examines how PPP projects in Greece are boosting the country’s economic prospects

From the roads you drive on to the hospitals you attend, an increasing number of public institutions around the world are being delivered through public-private partnerships. Greece has been a continental leader in its enthusiasm for them. World Finance s...

Cyprus boasts an adaptable economy, underpinned by a hospitable business climate and burgeoning investment opportunities, according to Cyprus High Commission Trade Centre

Cyprus makes name for itself as attractive investor destination

Cyprus boasts an adaptable economy, underpinned by a hospitable business climate and burgeoning investment opportunities, according to Cyprus High Commission Trade Centre

Already an accommodating climate for international businesses seeking a European base of operations, policymakers in Cyprus are not content to rest on their laurels and have opted instead to improve and expand upon opportunities that lie ahead. Ranked 39t...

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