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Greek Government Reporter — Bloomberg News

Bloomberg reporter covering Greek economy, banks, politics, serious stuff. Views my own and retweets are probably the baby eating the phone.

Greek Deposit Outflows Said to Slow to 3 Billion Euros

bloomberg.com — (Bloomberg) -- Greek deposit outflows slowed to 3 billion euros ($3.2 billion) in March, two people familiar with the matter said, suggesting the European Central Bank will need to keep drip feeding loans as talks on an economic accord sputter.

Greece’s Tsipras to Address Lawmakers on Creditor Talks

bloomberg.com — (Bloomberg) -- Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras, facing euro-area demands for a credible economic plan, is fending off allies at home who are spoiling for a fight. With the 41-year-old premier due to address parliament in Athens Monday evening amid a deepening cash crunch, a pair of his ministers warned against retreating from election promises to end austerity.

Greek Sovereign Rating Cut to CCC by Fitch on Funding Pressure

bloomberg.com — (Bloomberg) -- Greece's credit rating was lowered two levels by Fitch Ratings, which cited the country's liquidity constraints and difficulties in reaching a financing agreement with its creditors. The country's local-currency issuer default rating was downgraded to CCC, or seven levels below investment grade, from B, Fitch said in a statement Friday.

List of Economic Overhauls Greece Must Flesh Out by Monday

bloomberg.com — (Bloomberg) -- Greek government officials plan to hold talks in Brussels over the weekend with representatives of the country's creditors to put the finishing touches on an economic overhaul plan the government hopes to finalize by Monday.

Greek Bank Deposits Plunge to 10-Year Low as EU Patience Frays

bloomberg.com — (Bloomberg) -- Greek bank deposits plunged to their lowest level in 10 years in February as a political standoff between the government in Athens and the country's creditors raised the prospect of a possible euro exit.

Empty Greek Coffers Bring ‘Accident’ Threat Closer

bloomberg.com — (Bloomberg) -- With Greece's coffers emptying and payments looming, Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras's government is coming ever closer to a financial day of reckoning. While Tsipras isn't saying what's left in the bank, he acknowledges Greece is facing "liquidity pressure."

IMF runs down Greece for being ‘unhelpful’

bdlive.co.za — MADRID/ATHENS - International Monetary Fund (IMF) officials told their eurozone colleagues that Greece is the most unhelpful client their organisation has dealt with in its 70-year history, according to two people familiar with the talks.

IMF said to consider Greece most unhelpful client in history

theglobeandmail.com — International Monetary Fund officials told their euro-area colleagues that Greece is the most unhelpful client their organization has dealt with in its 70-year history, according to two people familiar with the talks.

IMF said to consider Greece most unhelpful client in history

livemint.com — Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras's government may end up forcing Greece out of the euro, as the cash-strapped country refuses to take the action needed to trigger more financial support. Photo: Bloomberg Valletta/Madrid/Athens: International Monetary Fund (IMF) officials told their euro area colleagues that Greece is the most unhelpful client their organization has dealt with in its 70-year history, according to two people familiar with the talks.

Greece Seeks EU Summit Breakthrough to Unlock Aid

bloomberg.com — (Bloomberg) -- Greece is pinning its hopes on Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras winning support from European leaders to break an impasse over financial aid for the cash-strapped country, European officials with direct knowledge of the situation said.
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Apr 01, 2015

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Apr 01, 2015

RT @mhewson_CMC: If there's an agreement between Greece and EU leaders how will we know its not an April fool? #aprilfools

Mar 30, 2015

RT @MatinaStevis: RT @SwahiliBible: Meanwhile, Greek PM Alexis Tsipras flies economy class to Berlin for a meeting with Merkel pic.twitter.com/1xFFUdCyr9

Mar 30, 2015

RT @NickMalkoutzis: Reforms that #Greece & lenders discussing more substantial than anything in last few weeks. But clearly some way to htt…

Mar 30, 2015

Excellent report by @Jeffrey_Black on tensions within ECB between central bankers and supervisors over Greece bloom.bg/1xNf7RJ



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