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European shares bounce back

European shares bounced back this morning, despite news that Greece had defaulted on its payment to the IMF. The euro zone's blue-chip Euro STOXX 50...

Greece misses deadline for IMF payment

The IMF confirmed that Greece has missed the deadline for the 1.6 billion euro payment shortly after 10pm last night. However, ministers say they will now...

Asian shares up after hopes of last minute Greek deal

Shares in Asia traded higher this morning, after hopes that Greece could reach a last minute deal. Greece missed the deadline yesterday for a 1.6 billion...
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Airports Commission says Heathrow is “clear and unanimous choice”

The Airports Commission has recommended that a third runway be built at Heathrow, in the Davies Report on airport capacity published this morning. However, it...

Tsipras puts new bailout programme on the table

Just hours before Greece was due to default on their payment, Alexis Tsipras has come forward with a last ditch attempt to make a...

Greek PM threatens to step down over referendum

Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras has threatened to quit if the referendum taking place on Sunday produces a yes vote. Tsipras is campaigning for the Greek...

Greece aid package drama enters final act

It will come as no surprise that this morning’s trade has been dominated by Greece. Today we are witnessing what is seen by some as...

Chinese central bank eases again, FTSE 100 outperforms

Whether it be their own waning economy or the Greek crisis knocking their domestic stock market, the People’s Bank of China, has again been compelled...

Merkel and Hollande give up on Greece

German Chancellor Angela Merkel and French President Francois Hollande appear to have reached their limits with Greece, after telling Tsipras there will be no...

Greece’s capital controls: what you need to know

Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras has announced that banks will close and capital controls will be imposed until the 7th July. Essentially, their aim is...