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Minister: Greek Gov’t to ask 2-month extension for IMF’s repayment

“Greek government will ask for a two-month extension to repay the International Monetary Fund,” if not enough revenues collected, Alekos Flabouraris, State Minister responsible for government coordination said on Thursday. Speaking to private Mega TV, Flambouraris said that “there is a liquidity problem, but we believe that with the measures …

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ISDA: Greek PSI-CACs “Credit Event”; CDS Payments Triggered

 Yeap. The activation of the Collective Action Clauses” (CACs) consist a “credit event”, said the International Swaps and Derivatives Association (ISDA) on Friday. Now the CDS will have to be paid out and all those who bet on Greece’s bankruptcy will make some nice profit. The CDS or Credit Default Swap is a …

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Greek PSI: The CACs, the CDS and the “Credit Event”

The activation of the Collective Action Clauses  (CACs) seems inevitable. State broadcaster NET TV (12 pm) cited a Greek government official saying that the CACs’ activation is sure at 99.5%, because without the CACs, Greece would need 20 billion euro more [on debt restructuring], something which is impossible. Greece will force unwilling …

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All Eyes On Greek PSI

Expectations on a successful Greek bond swap (PSI) are high, just a few hours before the official offer of the Greek state expires on Thursday night (2000GMT/ 8 pm local time). The Greek government seems optimistic. “It is going well, we are optimistic,” a Greek official told Reuters on conditions …

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Greek CDS: ISDA “Greece Has Not Defaulted On Its Debt”

THE CDS will not be activated, the PSI does not mean a ‘credit event’. The latest deal to cut Greece’s debt did not constitute a default, an official trading body has ruled. The International Swaps and Derivatives Association said that new Greek legislation forcing all bondholders to accept losses and …

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Racing Against a Greek Default & PIIGS Contagion

Greek Prime Minister George Papandreou left Brussels and returned to Athens for 24 hours to calm down ‘rebelling’ PASOK deputies. No political development is possible before the final decisions on the Greek debt before Wednesday. Within ruling party PASOK voices are loud that the government cannot take such historical decisions …

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