IndexMundi Home

Greece News Headlines

Greece's anti-bailout party still leads conservatives in latest poll
ATHENS (Reuters) - Greece's radical leftist Syriza party would beat Prime Minister Antonis Samaras' New Democracy party if an election were held now, but its lead has slipped, an opinion poll showed on Saturday. Syriza is deeply opposed to an international bailout that has allowed Greece to avoid a debt default in return for a package of tough austerity measures and economic reform. A Metron ...(10/18/2014 2:16:19 PM)
PM says Greece exploring precautionary credit, doesn't need aid
Athens (AFP) - Greece doesn't need a new bailout plan, Prime Minister Antonis Samaras said Friday, despite markets lashing the country over the government's intention to exit its IMF aid programme early.(10/17/2014 4:27:55 PM)
Greece Negotiating Credit Line as Shield After Bonds Fall
Greece is negotiating with its international creditors over a possible precautionary credit line that would be available should market borrowing costs spike after the nation exits its rescue program, Prime Minister Antonis Samaras said today.(10/17/2014 11:45:18 AM)
ECB review will clarify Greece's needs - bailout fund head Regling
Klaus Regling, head of the European Stability Mechanism (ESM), also said the euro zone should keep the funds it is allocating for crisis resolution for future use rather than invest them in the economy now. Regling said the European Central Bank's asset quality review (AQR) of 130 leading banks would show how much money Greece has left in its existing bank bailout fund and how much more it would ...(10/20/2014 6:39:44 AM)
DAVID EINHORN: Long Greece, Short France
David Einhorn just finished presenting at the...(10/20/2014 12:23:00 PM)
Greece returns to market spotlight with nosedive
ATHENS, Greece (AP) — After months out of the spotlight, Greece was back at the center of Europe's financial troubles on Wednesday, when concerns over the stability of the government and its bailout program triggered a massive sell-off in stocks and bonds.(10/15/2014 1:43:43 PM)
EU pledges support for Greece as markets plunge
ATHENS, Greece (AP) — The European Union is promising Greece continued financial support, in the hopes of calming market turmoil triggered by concerns over the government's survival and the future of its bailout program.(10/16/2014 12:57:23 PM)
Greece pins Marbles hopes on UN and Clooney factor
ATHENS, Greece (AP) — After more than a century of fruitless lobbying, Greece is pinning its hopes of reclaiming the 5th-Century B.C. Parthenon Sculptures from Britain on mediation by the United Nations' cultural agency — and a touch of Hollywood glamor.(10/15/2014 12:10:47 PM)
Euro partners see Greece softening line on ending support
Greece's partners in the euro believe Athens is changing its mind about giving up on their financial help next year and might ask for a credit line to replace funds from the IMF. Euro zone officials told Reuters that Greece seemed to be having second thoughts about a return to purely market funding after pressure from EU powers - and from investors who sold off Greek bonds this week. They also ...(10/15/2014 6:19:18 PM)
Greece says IMF to maintain routine post-bailout review after exit
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Greece has begun talks for ending International Monetary Fund aid to the country, but will continue to have routine post-bailout reviews by the Washington-based group, a Greek official said after talks with the IMF's chief on Sunday. The IMF is deeply unpopular in Greece for insisting on austerity cuts under Greece's 240 billion euro EU/IMF bailout and Prime Minister ...(10/12/2014 3:01:22 PM)
Source: Yahoo