As Greek Bailout Payment Stalls, Threat to Eurozone Grows

Tourist walk among flowers and the ancient Temple of Zeus, Athens, Greece, March 31, 2015 (AP photo by Petros Giannakouris).
Tourist walk among flowers and the ancient Temple of Zeus, Athens, Greece, March 31, 2015 (AP photo by Petros Giannakouris).

Despite marathon talks over the weekend, Greece and its creditors—the European Central Bank (ECB), the International Monetary Fund (IMF) and the European Commission—failed to agree on a list of reforms that Athens must implement before the next $7.8 billion tranche of its bailout package is released. Greece could run out of money before next week if those bailout funds are not dispersed. The government must repay about $482 million to the IMF on April 9, but given the current situation, that seems unlikely. Though it looks like there won’t be a deal before the end of the week, both sides […]

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