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Restructuring, roll-over, moratorium

In the next few weeks the ECB/EU/IMF Troika will deliver its report on the implementation progress and compliance of Greece. On the basis of this report the EU and the IMF will decide whether to release the jumbo instalment of … Continue reading

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The drachma path

Once more the scenarios of a possible Greek exit from the Eurozone are in fashion. We also see scenarios of a Greek exit from the EU. Most media and commentators replicate the mutterings of European or Greek or other investment … Continue reading

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The PSI’s enigma—and a possible solution

The Greek government is currently preoccupied with solving the PSI (Private Sector Involvement) enigma. Bringing the PSI to fruition is a precondition for receiving the next tranche of bailout funds from the EU, which is necessary to pay the bond maturing … Continue reading

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