If anything is to be learned from the contrasting experiences of Germany and Greece, it is that there is rarely a policy in economics which is always correct or universally applicable…
The chart demonstrates that, although Italy and Greece share a similar narrative in terms of poor loan performance across business, personal and residential loans; they have experienced widely differing outcomes. This reflects….
This week marks the fifth anniversary of the Economic Research Council’s Chart of the Week.
Last week, while discussions over a possible Greek bailout agreement were stalling, the Bank of Greece quietly released their monthly figures for bank deposits.
There have been some interesting movements in the European government bond markets over the past 6 months, ranging from incredible negative yields on 10 year Swiss bonds through to almost 14% yields on Greek bonds.
UK public sector finances were released yesterday, showing that the deficit so far this financial year is higher than last year.