IMF highlights bailout shortcomings in latest admission of programme errors
Athens warned about missing fiscal targets rather than changing them unilaterally
Finance Ministry, Stournaras disagree over fiscal space for expansionary measures
Athens moves ahead with expansionary measures as it waits for lenders' response
Lenders highlight risks of 'short-term popular' measures unveiled by government
Athens plans to use cash buffer to create fiscal leeway for expansionary measures
Disbursement delayed until April as lenders wait for primary residence law to be settled
As seemed likely following the European Commission’s second enhanced surveillance report last month, Monday’s Eurogroup did not lead to the activation of the latest round of debt relief measures for Greece.
Even ahead of the meeting of eurozone finance ministers in Brussels, European Economic Affairs Commissioner Pierre Moscovici made it clear that the 970 million euros Athens had been hoping to walk away with would remain locked away until the next Eurogr...
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