Tuesday

3rd May 2016

Ticker

Troika questions Greek austerity plan

Inspectors from the 'troika' in Athens Sunday have questioned parts of an austerity plan by the Greek government for cutting €2bn in public sector expenses, Financial Times Deutschland reports. Lenders want Greece to cut €12bn from the state budget over the next two years in return for further money.

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