Eurogroup sees review conclusion in sight, warns over property auctionsEconomyProgramme
Monday’s Eurogroup appeared to send an upbeat message regarding the prospects of the third review being completed before the end of the year but also came with a warning regarding possible further delays in launching electronic auctions.
Clean exit under discussion but course of third review holds keyEconomyProgramme
The probability of Greece exiting its programme next August without a credit line appears to be rising, but this is still dependent on the third review being completed without any serious delays or complications.
Eurogroup stresses need for quick review, leaves some issues openPoliticsGreek Politics
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.
PM looks for positives as Eurogroup and oil spill cause concernPoliticsGreek Politics
Greece received Italian Prime Minister Paolo Gentiloni on Wednesday, with the government hoping that the latest visit by a European leader would help shift the focus from the series of problems that have arisen this week.
Government gears up for third review while lenders await pending actionsPoliticsGreek Politics
The Greek government had a first opportunity on Monday to get a sense of where things stand regarding the upcoming third review.
Possibility remains for trial bond issue before IMF debt analysisPoliticsGreek Politics
Comments by ESM managing director Klaus Regling following Monday’s Eurogroup have shifted attention back to the possibility of Greece making a trial bond issue this month.
Tsipras eyes next step after mixed Eurogroup dealPoliticsGreek Politics
The government began on Friday the task of talking up the agreement that it reached with its creditors at the Eurogroup but immediately came under fire from the opposition.
Greece gets bigger tranche from Eurogroup but Tsipras misses other key targetsPoliticsGreek Politics
Thursday’s Eurogroup in Luxembourg ended in an agreement that will see Greece receive another 8.5 billion euros in loans but fell short of giving the International Monetary Fund the clarity it wanted on debt relief measures in order to immediately join the Greek programme with new funding.
Greece secures next bailout tranche, moves towards deal with lendersPoliticsGreek Politics
Greece and its lenders appeared on Thursday to be on the way to an agreement that would provide Athens with its next bailout tranche and little more clarity on debt relief, but not the level of detail that Athens had hoped over the past few months.
Rhetoric ramped up ahead of Eurogroup but deal still in sightPoliticsGreek Politics
As Thursday's Eurogroup approaches, Athens and Berlin are dialling up their rhetoric but an agreement that will fall short of Greek expectations while still leaving Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras with something to grasp on to still seems the most likely outcome of the meeting.