Tag: Greece

Greece and Germany debt talks in Riga

Athens believes a bailout deal is close after Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras met German Chancellor Angela Merkel in Riga, the Latvian capital, during a European summit on Thursday night — but not all parties agree.   Over the last few days, a flurry of Greek government spokespeople have been saying the bailout agreement is […]

Greece is ‘now a lose-lose game’ with a 50% change of leaving the euro

Greece is “now a lose-lose game and the best that can happen is actually muddling through,” and there’s a 50-50 chance the country will exit the eurozone, according to multibillionaire investor George Soros.   That’s according to an as-yet-unpublished video with Bloomberg, in which Soros apparently said the country was “going down the drain.”   […]