Greece hasn't got the money to make June IMF repayment - interior minister


ATHENS/LONDON - Greece cannot make debt repayments to the International Monetary Fund (IMF) next month unless it achieves a deal with creditors, its interior minister said on Sunday, the most explicit remarks yet from Athens about the likelihood of default if talks fail.

Greece says it will default in June without aid from lenders

ATHENS - Greece will not be able to make a payment to the International Monetary Fund due on June 5 unless foreign lenders provide more aid, a senior ruling party lawmaker said on Wednesday, the latest warning from Athens that it is on the verge of default.

Business, 21 May 2015

Greece can not make June 5 IMF payment without deal - lawmaker

ATHENS - Greece will not be able to make a payment to the International Monetary Fund that falls due on June 5 without a deal with its international lenders, the government's parliamentary speaker said on Wednesday.

Business, 20 May 2015

Greece nears debt deal in May as money runs low

ATHENS - Greece is near a cash-for-reforms deal with its euro zone partners and the International Monetary Fund that would help it meet debt repayments next month, the country's finance minister said on Monday, as worries persist over a possible bankruptcy.

Business, Top News, Economy, 19 May 2015

German bund yields climb, lift euro; stocks ease

NEW YORK - German bond yields climbed on Tuesday on optimism that inflation may have bottomed in the euro zone, lifting demand for the euro, while volatility in global bond markets weighed on stock indexes. | Video

Business, 13 May 2015

Greece taps IMF reserves to pay IMF debt - sources

ATHENS - Greece emptied an IMF holding account to repay 750 million euros ($840 million) due to the fund, a Greek central bank official said, avoiding default but underscoring the dire state of the country's finances.

Business, Economy, 13 May 2015

Germany floats Greek referendum on reform, others doubt timing

BRUSSELS - EU paymaster Germany suggested on Monday that Greece might need a referendum to approve painful economic reforms on which its creditors are insisting, but Athens said it had no such plan for now and others warned a vote could delay vital aid. | Video

Business, Economy, 12 May 2015

Dollar strengthens as Greek debt crisis weighs on euro

TOKYO - The dollar firmed against major counterparts on Tuesday, as ongoing anxiety over Greece's debt crisis helped push the euro toward a one-week low.

Business, 12 May 2015

IMF says China FX policy should continue to allow more flexibility

SINGAPORE - China should allow greater flexibility in its exchange rate policy by reducing intervention, as part of its efforts to secure a gradual moderation in growth while pursuing economic reforms, the International Monetary Fund said on Thursday.

Business, 07 May 2015

Greece makes IMF payment but hopes of quick deal dashed

ATHENS/FRANKFURT - Greece made a small interest payment to the International Monetary Fund on Wednesday but European lenders dashed hopes for a cash-for-reforms deal before a more crucial, bigger instalment Athens must pay next week.

Business, 06 May 2015