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Greek govt bonds fall as ECB restricts access to funds for financial institutions

Greece and Germany remain deeply divided over Athens' planned renegotiation of its massive international bailout

Mr Schaeuble and Mr Varoufakis (above) insisted that a debt write-down or "haircut" was not an issue at present


GREECE'S government bonds tumbled with bank debt and equities as the European Central Bank (ECB) jolted markets with its decision to restrict access to funding lines for the nation's financial institutions. Greek assets had already slumped after the anti-austerity Syriza party