Julie Schofield

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Greece prepares to reopen stock market after one-month shutdown

ATHENS/FRANKFURT (Reuters) - Greece is preparing to reopen its stock exchange and allow international investors to take their money out of the country’s listed companies after a one-month shutdown.<p>A man enters the old Stock Exchange building in central Athens, Greece, July 7, 2015. …

Stock Markets

The biggest pensions shake-up in a century: how will it affect you?

Last year’s reforms were hailed as a radical overhaul of retirement savings, but even more dramatic changes lie ahead<p>Savers will be asked to give up billions of pounds of tax relief they have received on their retirement funds under a tax grab being prepared by the Government, the former minister …

Next IMF boss likely to come from outside Europe - deputy head

ATHENS (Reuters) - The next managing director of the International Monetary Fund is likely to come from outside Europe when current leader Christine Lagarde eventually leaves, the deputy head of the Washington-based fund said in an interview broadcast on Saturday.<p>IMF Managing Director Christine …

Economics

Should Germany exit the euro?

While the possibility of Greece's exit from the eurozone has preoccupied European policymakers in recent months, some economists say it's actually …

Russian austerity: Putin fires 110,000 officials

This is what belt-tightening looks like in Russia: Vladimir Putin has fired 110,000 government officials at a stroke.<p>The Russian president signed a decree last week limiting the number of staff employed by the Interior Ministry to just over one million. That requires massive layoffs that will bring …

Russia

Greece asks IMF for new loan | News | DW.COM | 24.07.2015

Greek officials have invited the International Monetary Fund to join talks with EU creditors on a third bailout for the indebted country. The Athens …

Europe

Poland will never join a 'burning' eurozone, says central bank governor

Marek Belka says country remains reluctant to join the euro, as he warns that world is running out of ammunition to fight the next financial crisis<p>Poland will not join the euro while the bloc remains in danger of “burning”, its central bank governor said.<p>Marek Belka, who has also served as the …