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  • Photo by Panayiotis Tzamaros/Fosphotos Review demands put spotlight on Greek banks


    Greek banks have been a topic of discussion over the last few days after eurozone official highlighted last week the need for the management of NPLs and amid pressure from the International Monetary Fund for new asset quality reviews (AQRs) to be carried out.

  • Photo by EU Council Eurozone https://flic.kr/p/sspzHv Eurogroup stresses need for quick review, leaves some issues open

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    Any hopes that Athens had of obtaining a clearer picture at Friday’s Eurogroup about how the third review might progress failed to materialise as several doubts remained, while the emphasis from the lenders’ side was very much on the third review being completed this year.

  • Photo by Panayotis Tzamaros/Fosphotos Third review seen taking longer than Athens had hoped

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    Discussions between Greek government officials and members of the technical teams dispatched to Athens by the institutions continued on Wednesday, amid suggestions that the coalition’s hopes of a swift conclusion to the review are likely to be dashed.

  • Photo by Panayotis Tzamaros/Fosphotos Macron visit gives Tsipras chance to build ties, refocus

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    Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras is hoping that he can redirect the domestic debate and voters’ attention towards next year’s expected exit from the programme with the help of the early September visit to Greece by French President Emmanuel Macron.

  • Photo by Panayotis Tzamaros/Fosphotos Bond success questioned as coalition looks to build on trial issue

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    After Tuesday’s trial bond issue, the government has set its sights on tapping the markets at least once more, possibly, twice by the time it exits the bailout programme next summer but its opponents believe any celebrations should be put on hold.

  • Photo by Gerasimos Domenikos/Fosphotos IMF sets out why it stands apart from eurozone on long-term growth prospects


    Greece’s long-term growth potential was one of the main points of contention as the International Monetary Fund and the Greece’s eurozone creditors were attempting to bridge their differences on debt sustainability to ensure the conclusion of the review and the Fund’s participation in the programme.

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