7 Ways Greece Affects International Markets
Here’s a look at some of the top ways that Greece’s stance is affecting markets.
Canada and Oil
The falling price of oil has hit Canada hard, with Bank of Canada Governor Stephen Poloz warning that its effect would be “atrocious.”
International Investing and Risk: Political and Economic
Here are some of the factors affecting the oil and gas sector.
Greece Still Seeking Concessions After Bailout Extension
While markets rose on the news that Greece's bailout was extended for four months, investors aren’t comfortable that they’ll come out of it unscathed.
Spain Could Follow Greece Down Anti-Austerity Trail
As Greece dukes it out with the E.U. over ending the bailout and its attendant austerity measures, Spain is no doubt watching very carefully.
Lithuania’s Euro Adoption Strengthens Western Ties
Lithuania adopted the euro on Jan. 1, becoming the third Baltic state to do so, at a critical time considering E.U. sanctions against Russia.
Swiss Franc Cap Lift Sends Currencies Tumbling
Switzerland threw the financial world into chaos when, on Jan. 15, its central bank lifted the cap on its currency.
New Italian Prime Minister Creates Uncertainty for Investors
Italy could be in for a bit of a rough ride thanks to the resignation of its longest-serving president, Giorgio Napolitano.
China Casino Crackdown Rattles Gambling Investors
Hong Kong officials launched the New Year with a freeze in assets of Cheung Chi-tai, a major player among casino junket operators.
Is Greece Teetering on the Brink of Financial Disaster Again?
Snap elections on Jan. 25 could have a profound impact on the Greek economy, and, more broadly, on the EU.