LONDON, June 29 (Reuters) – Europe’s financial markets were jolted on Monday by the collapse of talks and imposition of capital controls in Greece, although initial heavy selling eased as investors judged there was still some way to run for the saga.
SOFIA, June 29 (Reuters) – United Bulgarian Bank, a subsidiary of National Bank of Greece, is seeing slightly more clients than usual turning lev currency deposits into euro ones and ordering transfers to other banks, its chief executive said on Monday.
Central Athens is a strange place today — the normal tourist activities are still going on, just metres away from shuttered banks and lines of people trying to access their cash. Most of the people queueing that I’ve talked to seemed cautiously optimistic about the situation for the country, or maybe just a little jaded after a six-year crisis…
SOFIA/SKOPJE, June 29 (Reuters) – Petar Bakhchevanov withdrew some cash from an ATM in Bulgaria’s capital on Monday as a test to make sure the deepening debt crisis in neighbouring Greece had not spread to the Greek-owned bank where he keeps his savings.
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