The first financial tests of Syriza's audacious new policies for Greece loom – as it is still unclear who will concede ground on its debt pile first.
By Frances Copolla, Forbes
The new Finance Minister of Greece has been making waves. In a meeting with Eurogroup chairman Jeroen Dijsselbloem on January 30th he appeared to say that Greece would no longer cooperate with the Troika – the combination of the IMF , European Commission and the ECB that has been running Greece’s bailout programme. Dijsselbloem’s face was an absolute picture, as FT Alphaville gleefully reported.