Monday

5th Dec 2016

Ticker

EU finance ministers meet in Athens

Eurozone and EU finance ministers are gathering in Athens Tuesday and Wednesday for an informal meeting chaired by the Greek EU presidency amid tight security and a protest ban. Athens hopes to receive a delayed bailout tranche and ministers are also expected to discuss Portugal and the broader eurozone economy.

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