Economy

Greece. Government proposes tax amnesty for funds parked in Switzerland

BILLION. Greece has proposed a tax amnesty in an effort to collect revenue on billions of euros that its citizens are believed to have quietly stashed in Swiss bank accounts.

Crise grecque. L’euro, ou la haine de la démocratie

REFERENDUM. Forcément, ça leur a coupé la chique. Qu’on puisse jouer la carte de la démocratie, c’est la chose qui est maintenant tellement hors de leur entendement qu’elle les laisse toujours sidérés, pantois et démunis.

Greece. Bitcoin surges as Grexit worries mount, posts best run in 18 months

GOLD RUSH. Bitcoin surged by as much as 7 percent on Tuesday and was on track for its longest winning streak in 18 months, as concerns that Greece could tumble out of the euro drove speculators and Greek depositors into the decentralized digital currency.

Greece. 'It’s going to be bad, whatever happens': Greece on edge as eurozone exit looms

400 M€ A DAY. “Everybody’s doing it,” said Joanna Christofosaki, in front of a Eurobank cash dispenser in the leafy Athens neighbourhood of Kolonaki. “Our friends have all done it. Nobody wants their money to be worthless tomorrow. Nobody wants to be unable to get at it.”

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