By Laurie Laird, Forbes
It was as sizzling February for the Greek financial markets. In the month preceding the expiration of the bailout agreement keeping the country afloat, the Athens Stock Exchange General Index jumped by 20%, while the yield on the government’s three-year notes plunged to just over 12%, from more than 19% in late January.
By Maria Petrakis, Bloomberg
“A Day with Yanis Varoufakis,” a satirical post doing the rounds on social media, shows the Greek finance minister spending his waking hours feted by adoring fans. He goes to sleep and is jolted awake by a nightmare of German Finance Minister Wolfgang Schaeuble cackling.
Germany expected to approve new eurozone bail-out deal for Greece on Friday
By Justin Huggler, Telegraph
Forget about Germany, the real question is whether Tsipras can keep his government together, top analyst warns.