All posts tagged euro zone

  • Greece bailout reforms advance in parliament
    December 16, 2015, by VOANews

    Lawmakers in Greece have approved new legislation on banking and utility reforms demanded by European lenders in exchange for another $1.1 billion in bailout funds that Athens needs immediately to […]

  • New 20 euro note goes into circulation on November 25
    November 25, 2015, by The Sofia Globe staff

    The new 20 euro note, the third in the Europa series, enters into circulation on November 25 2015, the European Central Bank said. The banknote has a “refreshed look and […]

  • German lawmakers to vote on Greek bailout
    August 19, 2015, by VOANews

    German lawmakers are expected to vote Wednesday on a $93 billion bailout package for Greece, a move that would help Greece meet Thursday’s deadline to repay international creditors. Chancellor Angela […]

  • Tough road ahead for Greece, euro zone after bailout
    August 15, 2015, by Lisa Bryant of VOANews

    German lawmakers are expected to vote Wednesday on whether to approve a third bailout for Greece. Both Greek lawmakers and eurozone finance ministers now back the deal, but hurdles remain […]

  • Euro zone ministers endorse Greek bailout
    August 15, 2015, by Lisa Bryant of VOANews

    Eurozone finance ministers in Brussels have approved the first $29-billion payment of a $93-billion bailout deal for Greece after the Greek Parliament approved the package earlier Friday. Eurogroup chairman Jeroen […]

  • Greek government gears up for crucial prior action vote
    July 22, 2015, by Independent Balkan News Agency

    The Greek Prime Minister is feeling the political weight on his shoulders ahead of Wednesday’s vote of prior actions in parliament where he stands to lose more rebel Syriza MPs. […]

  • Banks finally open in Greece
    July 20, 2015, by VOANews

    Banks in cash-strapped Greece opened Monday for the first time in three weeks.  Bank customers will be allowed to make a single withdrawal of 420 euro ($455) a week, instead […]