Greece Reshuffles Bailout Team as Financing Expiration Nears (NBG) Apr 27, 2015 08:56AM

National Bank of Greece (NYSE: NBG) is positive early following news that Greece is "reshuffling" is bailout team.

The WSJ, citing an official on the news, said the move would reduce the amount of influence Greek finance minister Yanis Varoufakis has in negotiations.

Euclid Tsakalotos, Greece's alternative foreign minister, will head the new policy negotiating team.

News comes as euro-area finance officials have pressured Greece to speed negotiations ahead of the... (continue reading...)


Dijsselbloem says no chance of Greek aid with out comprehensive deal - Bloomberg (GREK) Apr 24, 2015 06:36AM

Dutch finance minister Anton Dijsselbloem says no chance of Greek aid with out comprehensive deal, according to Bloomberg.


China Stocks Slump as Regulator Moves to Accelerate IPO Approvals (FXI) Apr 24, 2015 06:30AM

China stocks are slumping Friday morning following news that the China Securities Regulatory Commission (CSRC) is accelerating the pace of initial public offerings. The move is spurring concerns that funds will be diverted into the new stocks from existing shares, versus new funds entering the market.

The CSRC will begin to review and approve two batches of IPO applications each month from now on, versus one per month previously. The regulator approved 25 IPOs on... (continue reading...)


Greek decree to force local governments to move cash to central bank - Bloomberg Apr 20, 2015 09:53AM

Greek decree to force local governments to move cash to central bank, according to Bloomberg.


Greece's Main Creditors Said Unwilling to Allow Exit of Euro (FXE) (GREK) Apr 17, 2015 12:03PM

(Updated - April 17, 2015 12:03 PM EDT)

Greece's main creditors are said to be unwilling to allow the country to exit the euro.

UPDATE - Bloomberg noted Friday that German chancellor Angela Merkel will strive to prevent Greece from exiting the currency union and every possibility is being considered.

Other creditors are said to allow Greece a little more flexibility amid months of foot-dragging, sources said. Most want Greece and prime minister Alex Tsipras to commit to at... (continue reading...)


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