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Greece Reaches Milestone, Opens Way For Assistance
Greece reaches milestone, opens way for assistance(4/23/2014 5:24:23 AM)
Greece ends market exile in triumph
Bailed-out Greece has returned to bond markets with a bang after a four-year exile.(4/21/2014 7:35:20 PM)
Greece reports 1st MERS case, patient critical
ATHENS, Greece (AP) — Greece has recorded its first case of the potentially fatal respiratory disease known as MERS, and the patient is in critical condition.(4/22/2014 7:56:14 AM)
Greece to issue more bonds
Greece will issue more bonds after last week's five-year debt sale that ended a four-year drought.(4/21/2014 7:44:58 PM)
Greece sees 2013 primary budget surplus at 1.5 bln euros- deputy finmin
Greece's general government primary surplus last year, as calculated by the country's international lenders, is estimated at 1.5 billion euros , Greece's deputy finance minister said on Wednesday. Attaining ...(4/23/2014 5:43:10 AM)
Greece bailout: MEPs land in Athens to investigate effect of troika's loans
Inquiry comes amid mounting criticism of the wreckage austerity has left since Greece accepted emergency loans An inquiry into whether international creditors have inflicted more harm than good on Greece – the most problematic of the four countries bailed out since the onset of Europe's debt crisis – intensified on Wednesday with the arrival in Athens of MEPs conducting the investigation. In a ...(4/22/2014 5:28:47 PM)
Greece assumes EU presidency as anger towards Brussels grows
Foreign Minister Evangelos Venizelos hopes EU stewardship will show Greece is on the mend and boost its eurozone credentials After years of allowing Athens's central plaza to bear the marks of riot and wrath, the Greek authorities have been tarting up Syntagma square as Greece prepares to take over the rotating presidency of the EU on New Year's Day. Greece's assumption of the role – which comes ...(4/20/2014 6:55:12 PM)
Greece to end exile from bond markets as thousands protest
Greece announced Wednesday its return to the debt markets after a four-year absence on the same day protestors launched the first anti-austerity strike of the year, crippling key services across the country. While up to 20,000 people demonstrated in the streets of the capital Athens and second city Thessaloniki, disrupting rail and ferry services and closing government offices, Greece's finance ...(4/9/2014 5:06:34 PM)
Greece returns to bond markets with a bang
ATHENS, Greece (AP) — Buoyant Greek officials hailed the country's return to the international debt market after four years as an overwhelming success Thursday, with investors snapping up the five-year bond in a sale that was eight times oversubscribed.(4/10/2014 4:26:34 PM)
Greece ends market exile with triumphant bond auction
Bailed-out Greece returned to bond markets with a bang on Thursday after a four-year exile, raising 3.0 billion euros and sending a major signal that the eurozone debt crisis is fading. Greece's EU-IMF creditors hailed the move which the Greek prime minister said had "opened the way for cheaper borrowing" for the recession-hit country. "We have opened the way for cheaper borrowing on the markets ...(4/10/2014 10:48:41 AM)
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