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Greek bank-deposit outflows said to grow as snap elections near

Friday, January 2, 2015 - 05:50
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Greece will hold a Jan 25 ballot after Mr Samaras failed to garner sufficient parliamentary backing for a new head of state.

Athens

GREEK bank-deposit withdrawals accelerated this month after Prime Minister Antonis Samaras opened the way for snap national elections that risk severing the lifeline that has kept the country in the euro area.

Net outflows in December totalled about three billion euros (S$4.

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