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Greek banks weigh down stocks as bailout talks grind on

Greece faces a repayment deadline of 3.2 billion euros to the European Central Bank on Aug 20


THE Athens stock exchange slipped further on Tuesday, weighed down by bank shares, as Finance Minister Euclid Tsakalotos prepared for a new round of talks with Greece's creditors on the terms of a mammoth new bailout.

In early-afternoon trading, the Athex index was down 1.26