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Greek economy shrinks at slowest pace since 2008

Greece's economy shrank in the first quarter at its slowest annual pace since late 2008 when its protracted recession began, data showed on Friday,
Reuters: June 6, 2014

Unemployment rate eased to 26.8% in March

Greek unemployment rate eased to 26.8% of the workforce in March this year, from 27.2% in March 2013 and 26.9% in February, with the number of unemployed
June 5, 2014

As Greece emerges from recession, focus shifts to reducing massive debt

The windows with the bullet holes in them are gone. Greek Finance Minister Yannis Stournaras had them replaced in April, shortly after the government sold bonds for the first time since its bailout in 2010, marking the symbolic end of the crisis that had almost propelled the country out of the euro zone.
Globe and Mail: June 3, 2014

Schaeuble: Greece may need more help past 2014

Greece may need additional, limited, help, probably under 10 billion euros, German Finance Minister Wolfgang Schaeuble was reported as saying in an interview for Focus weekly magazine that will hit the German newsstands on Monday.
June 1, 2014

Greece faces new debt threat of unpaid taxes

Greece has finally made progress on balancing its spending, but data released on Tuesday shows it is facing a new debt threat: unpaid taxes have soared over 66 billion euros.
Channel News Asia: May 28, 2014

Greece Looks to Fish Roe, Honey to Help Fuel Exit From Recession

Greek Prime Minister Antonis Samaras is calling on manufacturers of traditional foods and beverages, from fish-roe producers to honey makers, to play a bigger role in transforming the country into an export economy.
Bloomberg: May 19, 2014

FT: Europe's secret strategy to contain the firestorm from Grexit

EU and International Monetary Fund (IMF) officials had been working clandestinely for months preparing for a collapse of Greece's banks, the newspaper said.
May 15, 2014

Small bondholders speak of pain of being burned

'I wanted as a Greek citizen to help the state, but look at what the state has reduced us. Can I, a blind man, shoulder the burden of Greece? I will bear that burden, but only my fair share' - Stergios, one of the 15,000 small bondholders who lost their live savings in the 2012 haircut
Enet: May 15, 2014

IMF underestimated the impact of fiscal consolidation on Greece's growth, Lagarde says

The International Monetary Fund (IMF) underestimated the impact of fiscal consolidation on economic growth, IMF managing director Christine Lagarde told German newspaper Handelsblatt in an interview, citing Greece as an example.
May 12, 2014

Eurozone may stick by Greece debt pledge, wait for review

Eurozone member states may honour a 2012 pledge to help Greece manage its crushing debt mountain if it sticks to efforts to balance its books, eurozone finance ministers agreed on Monday.
AFP: May 6, 2014