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ECB's Draghi says "no" to giving Greece debt relief

European Central Bank President Mario Draghi reiterated on Thursday that the bank would not takes losses on its Greek bond holdings in order to give Greece debt relief.
Reuters: September 6, 2013

ECB official Asmussen meets with Venizelos

Government vice president and foreign minister Evangelos Venizelos met on Thursday with Joerg Asmussen, official of the European Central Bank (ECB) who is paying an official visit to Athens.
August 22, 2013

Cat out of bag, ECB and Germany play down talk of third Greek bailout

The European Central Bank joined Germany on Wednesday in playing down talk of a third bailout package for Greece, but reaffirmed the euro zone would help the country trim debt as long as it stuck to its latest aid program.
Reuters: August 22, 2013

ECB's Asmussen to visit Greece to discuss progress on reforms

European Central Bank Executive Board member Joerg Asmussen will visit Greece on Wednesday to discuss progress on reforms, the ECB said
Reuters: August 20, 2013

A reply to the SOS

Greece is locked in unreason and the future is not so bright.
Thomas Colignatus: June 12, 2012

A cheap moratorium on stigma in eurozone debt

The EU is in a pressure cooker with interest rates that suffer from stigma, i.e. irrational fears of default that become rational and self-fulfilling because the higher rates of interest imply a reward.
Thomas Colignatus: January 30, 2012

An economic plan for Europe

Greece may actually help the EU if she learns how to value and respect the advice of economic scientists.
Thomas Colignatus: November 4, 2011

On the Verge

The leaders of Germany and France represent now far more than their electorates, and responsibility is crucial.
Paris Karagounis: June 21, 2011