Renewed uncertainty over Europe's sprawling debt crisis following elections in Greece and France weighed on stock markets Monday, with the main exchange in Athens down a massive 8 percent at one stage.
Gold Surges As Greece Crashes - Eurozone Debt Crisis Part II Cometh Gold jumped 2.3 percent to a six-week high yesterday as sharp falls on stock markets globally led to renewed demand for gold as a haven.
Athens (AFP) - Anti-austerity party Syriza won a historic victory in Greece's election Sunday, partial results showed, setting up a confrontation with the EU over its plans to renegotiate the country's massive bailout.
Athens (AFP) - Greece votes Sunday in a snap general election that could bring the radical left Syriza party to power and pose the most severe challenge yet to austerity policies in struggling eurozone countries.
Alexis Tsipras’s Syriza party defeated Prime Minister Antonis Samaras’s New Democracy to place first in Greek elections, exit polls showed, after a backlash against years of budget cuts demanded by international creditors.