More on Greece approving pension cuts, tax hikes and a happy EU/IMF

Author: Eamonn Sheridan | Category: News

Earlier headlines are here:

Reuters have some more detail and background:
  • Greek lawmakers approved pension cuts and tax hikes on Thursday sought by the country's lenders to unlock vital financial aid
  • The leftist-led government hopes that legislating the measures, four days before euro zone finance ministers meet in Brussels, will convince its lenders to release a 7.5 billion euro bailout tranche and grant it further debt relief