Athens prepares final 2019 budget after green light to ditch pension cuts
Athens and lenders search for budget compromise by Thursday's EWG
Lenders focus on closing any fiscal gap for 2019 ahead of November 19 Eurogroup
Athens ready to start legislating fiscal measures despite ongoing talks over 2019 budget
IMF distances itself from budget talks, leaving Athens and EU to hammer out deal
Athens aims for November agreement with lenders on pension cuts
Eurogroup grants short-term debt relief but leaves Athens fretting over fiscal targets and IMF
Monday’s Eurogroup concluded with eurozone finance ministers agreeing to the short-term debt relief measures proposed by the European Stability Mechanism but leaving several lingering questions about other key issues.
While the agreement on debt relief wraps up one loose end for the government, as well as providing a welcome boost that will lead to Greek debt being reduced by around 20 percentage points over the decades to come, the Eurogoup’s position on the medium-...
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