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Greece Raises $3.6 Billion from Five-Year Bond Issue

Greece has raised approximately 3 billion euros ($3.6 billion) after the completion of a five-year bond issue on Wednesday. Greek Finance Minister Christos Staikouras welcomed the successful raising of the funds, which came at an almost zero interest rate, setting a...

German Press: Greece Will Likely Need Another 'Bailout' Due to High Debt

Due to its high public debt, it is doubtful whether Greece will make it on its own in the long run without new financial support, a report by Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung says. This report comes after a comment made by...

Greece Denies Postponing Bond Issue Due to Italy Crisis

Greece on Wednesday denied reports that the planned issue of a 10-year government bond had been postponed, pointing out that no decision to issue such a bond had been made. Earlier, Reuters reported that Athens had decided to push back...

Reuters: Greece Considers Bond Swap as Looks to Bailout Exit

Greece is considering swapping 20 small bond issues for four or five new ones, government sources said, as it prepares to exit its international bailout, and resume normal financing operations, Reuters reports. The government is considering a swap that would...

No Cause for Celebration on Greece’s Bond Issue Says Professor Economides

With the old American saying "even turkeys fly in a strong wind", Professor of Economics Nicholas Economides described Tuesday’s foray into the international markets by Greece, the first in three years. In an exclusive interview with the Greek Reporter, Economides...