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  • *Greece misses 1.6 billion euro IMF loan repayment. *Eurogroup head urges Greece to change stance with creditors. *Fitch ratings agency cuts Greece to CC.

  • *Greece misses 1.6 billion euro IMF loan repayment. *Eurogroup head urges Greece to change stance with creditors. *Fitch ratings agency cuts Greece to CC.

  • *EU Commission urges Greece to accept deal. ATHENS, June 30- Greece pleaded for a short-term bailout extension on Tuesday to avert a midnight default as frantic efforts gathered pace to salvage a deal that could keep Athens in the euro, with Germany warning that time had run out to extend vital credit lines. European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker...

  • *EU Commission calls on Athens to accept 11th hour offer. ATHENS, June 30- EU authorities made a last-minute offer to salvage a bailout deal that could keep Greece in the euro as the clock ticked down on Tuesday, with Germany warning that time had run out to extend vital credit lines to Athens. With billions of euros in locked-up bailout funds due to expire at midnight,...

  • After months of wrangling and acrimony, the growing possibility that Athens could be forced out of the single currency brought into sharp focus the chaos that could be unleashed in Greece as well as the danger that would arise for the stability of the euro. "What would happen if Greece came out of the euro? There would be a negative message that euro membership is...

  • But Greek government sources said the leftist premier stood by his rejection of the creditors' conditions and Greece would default on a crucial repayment due to the International Monetary Fund on Tuesday, plunging it deeper into financial crisis. EU and Greek government sources said Jean-Claude Juncker had offered to convene an emergency meeting of euro...

  • WASHINGTON, June 29- As French Finance Minister in 2010, Christine Lagarde opposed the involvement of the International Monetary Fund in Greece. That the IMF lent to Greece at the behest of Europe, which has nominated every IMF Managing Director since the inception of the Fund in 1946, may expose the institution to greater scrutiny, especially as it has $24...

  • Whether it will ever be fair to blame Angela Merkel for "breaking" Greece is debatable. Unlike her finance minister, Wolfgang Schaeuble, who sent abundant signals in recent months that he could accept a euro zone that does not include Greece, Merkel has been determined to avoid such an outcome, according to her closest advisers. If Greece ends up leaving the euro...

  • ATHENS, June 28- Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras has easily clinched parliamentary approval of his desired July 5 referendum on Greece's creditors' latest bailout terms. Even if the offer remains valid, many in Greece say the question that the left-wing Tsipras is posing is not actually about the bailout terms- rather the more fateful issue of Greece's euro...

  • ATHENS/ FRANKFURT, June 28- Greece will introduce capital controls and keep its banks closed on Monday after international creditors refused to extend the country's bailout and savers queued to withdraw cash, taking Athens' standoff to a dangerous new level. Greece's banks, kept afloat by emergency funding from the European Central Bank, are on the front line as...

  • BRUSSELS, June 28- EU chief executive Jean-Claude Juncker launched a last-ditch drive on Sunday to persuade Greece to agree a funding deal to save it from bankruptcy this week as Brussels insisted the "door is still open" for negotiations. Appealing over the heads of the leftist government direct to Greek voters, Juncker's European Commission published what it...

  • Greece's banks, kept afloat by emergency funding from the European Central Bank, are on the front line as Athens moves towards defaulting on a 1.6 billion euros payment due to the International Monetary Fund on Tuesday. Amid drama in Greece, where a clear majority of people want to remain inside the euro, the next few days present a major challenge to the integrity...

  • FACTBOX-Scenarios for Greece in the coming days Sunday, 28 Jun 2015 | 1:02 PM ET

    BRUSSELS, June 28- The breakdown of talks between Greece and its creditors on extending euro zone bailout funding beyond Tuesday means Athens may fail to make 1.6 billion euro debt repayment to the IMF that day. Long lines formed outside many ATMs on Sunday, including some of 40 to 50 people outside some in central Athens, while the German foreign ministry said...

  • ATHENS/ FRANKFURT, June 28- Greece said it may impose capital controls and keep its banks shut on Monday after creditors refused to extend the country's bailout and savers queued to withdraw cash, taking Athens' standoff with the European Union and the International Monetary Fund to a dangerous new level. Greece's banks, kept afloat by emergency funding from the...

  • ATHENS, June 28- Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras has easily clinched parliamentary approval of his desired July 5 referendum on Greece's creditors' latest bailout terms. Even if the offer remains valid, many in Greece say the question that the left-wing Tsipras is posing is not actually about the bailout terms- rather the more fateful issue of Greece's euro...

  • ATHENS/ FRANKFURT, June 28- Greece said it may impose capital controls and keep its banks shut on Monday after creditors refused to extend the country's bailout and savers queued to withdraw cash, taking Athens' standoff with the European Union and the International Monetary Fund to a dangerous new level. Amid political drama in Greece, where a clear majority...

  • ATHENS, Greece— The latest developments on Greece's bailout negotiations:. A decree on banking controls has been published in the official Government Gazette stating banks will not open Monday and will stay shut through Monday, July 6. Greece could shorten or lengthen this period.

  • Greece's parliament has voted in favor of Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras' motion to hold a referendum on the country's creditor proposals for reforms in exchange for loans. It has raised the question of whether Greece can remain in Europe's joint currency, the euro. Speaking in parliament, Tsipras said the reforms proposed by Greece's creditor institutions—...

  • ATHENS, June 26- Disbelief gave way to anger and resignation in Greece on Friday as the prospect of a new round of austerity cuts sank in and any long-term deal to end uncertainty over the country's debts remained elusive. With the clock ticking to a deadline of June 30 when Greece must repay a 1.6 billion euro loan to the International Monetary Fund, Athens was...

  • IMF to Fed: Drop the dots Thursday, 25 Jun 2015 | 5:19 PM ET

    WASHINGTON, June 25- Now that International Monetary Fund head Christine Lagarde has told the Fed to wait to raise interest rates, the IMF staff has followed up with suggestions that the U.S. central bank remake its communications policy and, in a phrase, ditch the dots. The dot plot of interest rate projections issued by Fed officials every three months is...