Monthly Archives: June 2015

Banks close in Greece as crisis deepens; Why we should care about inequality; The perils of being an Indian journalist

1 Banks close in Greece as crisis deepens (Ian Traynor, John Hooper & Helena Smith in The Guardian) Greeks find their savings blocked and their banks closed for a week from Monday morning following a fateful weekend that has shaken … Continue reading

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Europe’s gathering storm clouds; Greece opts for referendum on bailout; Singapore’s lessons for America

1 Europe’s gathering storm clouds (Mohamed El-Erian in The Guardian) Dark clouds are lowering over Europe’s economic future, as three distinct tempests gather: the Greek crisis, Russia’s incursion in Ukraine, and the rise of populist political parties. Though each poses … Continue reading

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Wave of IPOs depress Chinese shares; The Greek tragedy; What competitive sport teaches women about business success

1 Wave of IPOs depress Chinese shares (BBC) Mainland Chinese shares saw sharp losses on Friday as investors began to worry about another wave of new listings drawing up liquidity in the market. Shares of Guotai Junan Securities – China’s … Continue reading

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Greece’s red lines blur and bend; Facebook worth more than Walmart on stock market; Bumpy ride for Brazil’s bio-fuel business

1 Greece’s red lines blur and bend (Phillip Inman in The Guardian) Like a husband forgiven for countless infidelities, Greek leader Alexis Tsipras is back in Brussels with a wink and a smile and, yes, another kiss and make-up proposal. … Continue reading

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Creditors offer six-month reprieve to Greece; Four in 10 say university not value for money; Texting away intelligence

1 Creditors offer six-month reprieve for Greece (Ian Traynor & John Hooper in The Guardian) Greece’s international creditors are aiming to strike a deal to stop Athens defaulting on its debt and possibly tumbling out of the euro by extending … Continue reading

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ECB emergency funding saves Greek banking collapse; Millennials aren’t as different as companies think; Working mothers who make it all work

1 ECB emergency funding saves Greek banking collapse (Larry Elliott in The Guardian) The European Central Bank provided just enough support on Friday to stave off the collapse of the Greek banking system as political and financial pressure was piled … Continue reading

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Greece faces banking crisis after talks break down; China stocks head for worst week since 2008; Why yoga day is stressing India

1 Greece faces banking crisis after talks break down (Ian Traynor & Phillip Inman in The Guardian) Greece is facing a full-blown banking crisis after a meeting of eurozone finance ministers broke down in acrimony and recrimination on Thursday evening, … Continue reading

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