All posts tagged euro zone

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February 27, 2015, by Independent Balkan News Agency

The Bundestag voted overwhelmingly in favour of the four-month extension of the Greek bailout on February 27, achieving the biggest majority for any vote on euro zone bailouts since the […]

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JP Morgan: Outflows from Greek banks at 3 BN euro

February 24, 2015, by Independent Balkan News Agency

The outflow of deposits from Greek banks last week amounted to about three billion euro, according to estimates by JP Morgan, before the agreement re ...

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Greece working on reforms to extend bailout

February 23, 2015, by VOANews

Greek leaders worked Sunday on a package of economic reforms to present to their European creditors as part of the agreement to extend the Athens bail ...

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Greece faces February 23 deadline on reform proposals

February 22, 2015, by VOANews

Top Greek officials face a Monday evening deadline to come up with proposed economic reforms in a deal with European leaders to continue a financial b ...

  • Jeroen Dijsselbloem
    Greece and euro zone agree on draft accord
    February 21, 2015, by Deutsche Welle

    An agreement between Athens and the 19 euro zone finance ministers was confirmed on Friday evening in Brussels, the third round of such talks in a week. Few details were […]

  • Jeroen Dijsselbloem, Dutch Minister for Finance and President of the Eurogroup
    Greece, EU reach agreement over bailout plan
    February 21, 2015, by VOANews

    Eurozone finance ministers agreed Friday to extend Greece’s bailout loan program for four months, overcoming a Greece-Germany stand-off. Greek officials are expected to present a list of comprehensive reforms on […]

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    Germany rejects Greece’s extension proposal
    February 19, 2015, by VOANews

    Greece formally asked its European creditors on Thursday for a six-month extension of the debt-ridden country’s bailout package, according to a euro zone official. Jeroen Dijsselbloem, who heads the Eurogroup […]

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    Greek banks receive ECB emergency liquidity assistance
    February 19, 2015, by Independent Balkan News Agency

    As the Greek government prepares to submit a formal request to the Eurogroup to extend the “loan agreement” of the country’s bailout deal for up to six months, it received […]

  • Yanis Varoufakis
    Euro zone gives Greece a week to request bailout extension
    February 16, 2015, by VOANews

    Eurozone ministers gave Greece an ultimatum Monday to request an extension for its debt bailout program, despite Athens’ strong objections. Eurogroup chairman Jeroen Dijsselbloem, who is also Dutch finance minister, […]