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BizDaily: Greece: Eurozone Charm Offensive

February 4th, 2015

Episode 149 of 836 episodes

Newly-elected Greek officials, including Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras and finance minister Yannis Varoufakis, are touring Europe to drum up support for a new debt plan. But attitudes to Greece's attempt to renegotiate its bail-out program vary widely from Madrid to Berlin. What reaction is likely to be from Berlin to Madrid - and crucially from the European Central bank? Also: banks face billions more dollars in fines for financial misbehaviour - that's the forecast from Morgan Stanley but do those fines ever have much effect on banks' earnings? And does the past bad behaviour of banks turn young people away from a career in finance?

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