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Tsipras in Parliament: Solid Growth for 2018

Speaking in Greek parliament on Friday, Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras was more optimistic than ever about the country's primary budget surplus in 2017, and...

Jan.-Sept. Greek Primary Budget Surplus at €4.5 billion, Slightly Below Target

Greece's primary budget surplus of 4.5 billion euros (£4 billion) in the first nine months of the year, is slightly below target due to...

Despite Government Boasting Over Growth, Greeks Get Poorer, Businesses Keep Shutting Down

Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras is packing his bags to leave for the United States for an official meeting with President Donald Trump. With him...

IMF: No New Measures for Greece if 2018 Primary Surplus is at 2.2%

The International Monetary Fund is not asking the Greek government to take new measures to cover the fiscal gap that is due to the...

Seven-Month Government Budget Surplus Beats Target

The Greek central government attained a primary budget surplus of 3.05 billion euros in the first seven months of 2017, beating its target by...

IMF: Greece Must Implement Measures in 2019 and Countermeasures in 2023

The International Monetary Fund report on the Greek debt sustainability says that fiscal measures should be implemented earlier and the countermeasures not earlier than...

Analysis: Greek Debt Relief With a ‘Fiscal Straitjacket’

The rescue plan for Greece as agreed in the June 15 Eurogroup is doomed to fail because it is a "fiscal straitjaclet," according to...

ESM: Greece will Not Need Debt Relief if it Reaches 3% Primary Surpluses for...

Greece will not need any debt relief from the euro zone if it keeps achieving a primary surplus of above 3% of GDP for...

European Commission ‘Snips’ Greece’s Economic Forecasts

The European Commission forecast for Greece's economic figures is not as optimistic as the one presented by Athens. Specifically, the European Commission sees growth of...

PBO Report Warns Greek Government of Risks in Bailout Deal

Hefty tax burdens will burden the Greek economy and keep uncertainty lingering, a quarterly report by the Parliamentary Budget Office revealed on Tuesday, while...

Differences between IMF-Europe Remain on Greece’s Bailout Program

While Greece and international creditors are close to an agreement on the bailout program review and the release of the next loan tranche, some...

Greek Gov’t Ready to Sign Fourth Memorandum with Creditors

Greece and international creditors are about to sign the fourth bailout agreement, in the form of four separate memoranda of understanding, with the required...

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