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

What the Next Two Weeks Holds in Store in the Greek Crisis Saga

bloomberg.com — A euro area finance ministers meeting over the disbursement of bailout funds ended in acrimony on Friday, as creditors expressed frustration with the country's refusal to comply with the terms attached to its emergency loans.

Greek Default Without Euro Exit Conceivable for Most Economists

bloomberg.com — A Greek default doesn't mean the country has to leave the euro area, economists say. The chances of Greece missing some of its debt payments in the coming weeks are 40 percent, while the probability of an exit from the 19-nation currency bloc stands at 30 percent, according to median estimates in a Bloomberg survey of 29 economists.

Varoufakis Sees ‘Clear Convergence’ in Greek Creditor Talks

bloomberg.com — Greece and its creditors are narrowing their differences as officials on both sides recognize that the best chance for success is an accord that leaves them all a bit unsatisfied, Finance Minister Yanis Varoufakis said. "The convergence is absolutely clear, and the institutions are admitting that now," Varoufakis told reporters in Athens late on Tuesday.

U.S. Pushing for Greek Solution in ‘Interest of Entire World’

bloomberg.com — The U.S. is pushing Greece and its creditors to reach a deal that returns the country to growth, President Barack Obama's chief economist said.

Economic reform deadline looms for Greece

iol.co.za — Athens - Greek government officials are returning to work on Tuesday after the Orthodox Easter break to face the daily grind of negotiations to unlock financing and keep the country afloat. The most indebted state in the euro should be targeting having a list of reform proposals by about April 20, EU Commission Vice-President Valdis Dombrovskis said in Bloomberg Television interview on Monday.

Greek Officials Return to Work as Economic Reform Deadline Looms

bloomberg.com — Greek government officials are returning to work on Tuesday after the Orthodox Easter break to face the daily grind of negotiations to unlock financing and keep the country afloat. The most indebted state in the euro should be targeting having a list of reform proposals by about April 20, EU Commission Vice President Valdis Dombrovskis said in Bloomberg Television interview yesterday.

Tsipras Returns to Reality After Putin With Greek Cash Depleting

bloomberg.com — When his plane touches back down in Athens, Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras will be quickly reacquainted with reality. Talks with Russian President Vladimir Putin in Moscow on Wednesday focused on a proposed energy pipeline, future investments and sanctions over the conflict in Ukraine, a meeting that had been dismissed before it began by Germany and France as a sideshow.

Greece Targets April 24 Euro-Area Summit for Agreement on Funds

bloomberg.com — Greece aims to wrap up talks on the package of economic reforms needed to unlock more funding in time for a meeting of euro region finance ministers on April 24.

Greece turns to US, Russia for money

iol.co.za — Athens - Greece is stepping up efforts to find allies in the US and Russia as cash reserves run dry while an agreement on additional funding from the country's euro partners still looks like weeks away.

Greece Pursues Talks on All Fronts as Tsipras Travels to Russia

bloomberg.com — Greece is stepping up efforts to find allies in the U.S. and Russia as cash reserves run dry while an agreement on additional funding from the country's euro partners still looks like weeks away. Finance Minister Yanis Varoufakis met with International Monetary Fund Managing Director Christine Lagarde in Washington and reiterated Greece will repay her institution about 450 million euros ($494 million) on April 9.
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Apr 24, 2015

RT @markets: *ECB STANCE ON GREEK COLLATERAL SAID TO DEPEND ON BAILOUT TALKS *ECB SAID TO DISCUSS MAY 6 RAISING GREEK COLLATERAL HAIRCUT

Apr 24, 2015

@tom_nuttall Oh come on! @LorcanRK's been sticking GR in the middle of words to form neologisms that are actually real words. Surely worse!

Apr 24, 2015

@LorcanRK @NickMalkoutzis That's cheating. Give in. Embrace it. How I learnt to stop worrying and love the Gromb.



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