LONDON - If a 'No' in Sunday's referendum eventually takes Greece out of Europe's single currency, any "new drachma" or temporary payment unit could be worth as little as a fifth of the euro now in circulation.
ATHENS - The Financial Times reported on Friday that Greek banks were preparing contingency plans for a possible "haircut" on deposits amid fears of financial collapse, a report the country's banking association said was "completely baseless".
LONDON - - Euro zone business activity expanded at its fastest pace in four years last month as the European Central Bank's stimulus package more than offset fears Greece could crash out of the currency union, surveys showed. | Video
BRUSSELS - Euro zone countries tried in vain to stop the IMF publishing a gloomy analysis of Greece's debt burden which the leftist government says vindicates its call to voters to reject bailout terms, sources familiar with the situation said on Friday.
LONDON - Wholesalers trading medicines across European borders have criticised a suggestion by manufacturers that Greek exports should be restricted to prevent shortages of life-saving drugs in the country.
LONDON - Ten-year British government bond prices <GB10YT=RR> rose to a two-week high on Friday as investors piled into safer assets before a referendum which threatens to put Greece on a collision path with its creditors.
Aix-en-Provence, France - Greece's debt crisis risks is clouding the outlook for stock market listings after a flurry of flotations in the first half of the year, the head of Paris' stock market Anthony Attia said in an interview on Friday.
Aix-en-Provence, France, July 3 - Greece's debt crisis risks is clouding the outlook for stock market listings after a flurry of flotations in the first half of the year, the head of Paris' stock market Anthony Attia said in an interview on Friday.
LONDON/ATHENS - A halt to international payments from Greek bank accounts is hurting Greek businesses and their foreign partners and threatening supplies of vital goods like food and clothing into the debt-crippled country.