Monday, February 20, 2012

Morning Greece: Eurozone finance ministers meet at 9 AM ET

by Bill McBride on 2/20/2012 08:46:00 AM

From the Athens News: Venizelos: Bailout uncertainty to end

Finance Minister Evangelos Venizelos said on Monday technical issues on the country's new bailout package were still being discussed but that he expected the uncertainty to end at a meeting of eurozone finance ministers in Brussels.

"We expect today the long period of uncertainty – which was in the interest of neither the Greek economy nor the euro zone as a whole – to end," Venizelos was quoted as saying in a finance ministry statement.
From the WSJ: Finance Ministers Look to Sign Off on Greek Deal
Finance ministers from the 17 euro-zone countries will meet in Brussels at 2 p.m. GMT on Monday, looking to sign off on a deal worth at least €130 billion ($170.9 billion) that will slash Greece's debt burden and allow it to stay in the euro zone, albeit under a degree of external control and scrutiny never witnessed in Europe in modern times.
From the Financial Times: Eurozone crisis: live blog

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