About: drachma

Greek Drachma
Euro & Finance 27-07-2015

Syriza rocked by reports of secret drachma plan

Some members of Greece's leftist government wanted to raid central bank reserves and hack taxpayer accounts to prepare a return to the drachma, according to reports on Sunday (26 July) that highlighted the chaos in the ruling Syriza party.
Euro & Finance 15-07-2015

Tsipras clashes with Syriza’s drachma supporters

Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras attacked radical members of his own party who oppose the deal for a third bailout, making it clear that a return to the drachma is not in the cards. EURACTIV Greece reports.
Euro & Finance 08-06-2012

Athens and Brussels: Two parallel realities

Re-introducing the drachma will not solve any of the problems that bankrupted Greece and introducing a new currency while already in a state of default is a suicidal move, argues Nikos Chrysoloras.