GREECE ELECTION: Syriza-phrenia in Europe

In life, there are just some things one cannot resolve simply by listening to Taylor Swift’s “Shake It Off”. For the EU, the economic headache conjured by the election of a radical left-wing party, Syriza, is one of those things. Demanding an end to Greece's painful austerity measures, threatening renewed turmoil in global markets and … Continue reading GREECE ELECTION: Syriza-phrenia in Europe

Rouble Trouble

The fact is, Russia’s economy has been in stagnation for some time. International tensions have meant that attention has been diverted from domestic affairs, but it is clear now that Russia is in financial trouble. The reasons why Russia’s economy is skating on thin ice are twofold: the value of the rouble has depreciated by … Continue reading Rouble Trouble