S&P lowers outlook on Brazil to Negative; Ratings affirmed (EWZ) Jul 28, 2015 12:13PM

S&P lowers outlook on Brazil to Negative; Ratings affirmed.


EU/IMF mission chiefs to arrive in Greece for bailout talks on Wednesday Jul 28, 2015 08:41AM

ATHENS (Reuters) - European Union and International Monetary Fund mission chiefs will arrive in Athens on Wednesday for talks on a third bailout program to keep Greece afloat, a finance ministry official said on Tuesday.

Talks on a technical level began on Monday and were expected to be wrapped up by Friday, the official said adding there could be "follow up" discussions over the weekend under exceptional circumstances.

"Both sides aim to reach a deal as soon as... (continue reading...)


Greece awaiting ECB consent to reopen stock market Jul 28, 2015 06:48AM

ATHENS (Reuters) - Greece is waiting for the green light from the European Central Bank on plans it has submitted to reopen the Athens stock market after a month-long shutdown, two regulatory sources said on Tuesday.

The exchange could reopen as early as Wednesday depending on the ECB's opinion, the sources said.

Greek regulators offered two different plans for the reopening - one allowing unrestricted trading and a second that imposed restrictions on trading by Greek... (continue reading...)


Greece's Varoufakis confirms covert plan to hack tax codes Jul 27, 2015 01:46PM

By Deepa Babington

ATHENS (Reuters) - Former Greek Finance Minister Yanis Varoufakis confirmed on Monday he had made secret preparations to hack into citizens' tax codes to create a parallel payment system after the disclosure provoked shock and disbelief in Greece.

However, the self-proclaimed "erratic Marxist" academic, in office until July 6, sought to play down the initiative as a contingency plan that had never been implemented.

Greece was on the verge of tumbling out... (continue reading...)


Deflation threat returns to stalk investors and policymakers Jul 27, 2015 01:20PM

By Jamie McGeever

LONDON (Reuters) - Fear of falling prices in a debt-laden world has returned to unnerve investors and central banks alike, as the slide on oil and commodity markets that set off a deflation scare last year has resumed with a vengeance.

This summer's Shanghai stock market shock is also deepening anxiety that a cooling of the Chinese economy will lead to sharply lower global growth, while weak consumer prices are undermining assumptions that U.S. interest... (continue reading...)


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