On 23 October, any decisions made by the Eurozone's leaders over Greece's future and sovereign-debt problems are not supposed to provide holistic answers.

German leaders were pretty clear on that point on 17 October, fearing that markets will be in turmoil on 24 October if a less-than total solution was agreed in the European Council.

Reducing expectations is a game that Berlin has played for many months now - this prospect, however, will bring more dis...


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