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Current account deficit shrinks in March, y-o-y

Greece's current account balance showed a smaller deficit in March compared to the same month last year, on the back of improved trade and primary income account balances that offset a smaller services surplus, the Bank of Greece said on Thursday.
Central bank data showed the deficit at 1.106 billion euros from a deficit of €1.538 billion in March 2019.

Eurozone govts agree on cheap loans for countries hit by pandemic, sources say

Eurozone finance ministers agreed on Friday to offer cheap credit lines that can be tapped until the end of 2022 by countries hit by the coronavirus pandemic, two European officials said.

"All agreed. The program can be used until the end of 2022," one of the officials said.

Greece to reopen ancient monuments this month as it eases lockdown

After standing empty for two months, Greece's ancient sites, including the Acropolis Hill towering over Athens, will reopen to visitors on May 18, authorities said on Thursday.

The ancient monuments were closed along with museums in mid-March in Greece's lockdown to curb the spread of the coronavirus. Restrictions have gradually been eased this week.

Greece to reopen ancient monuments this month as it eases lcokdown

After standing empty for two months, Greece's ancient sites, including the Acropolis Hill towering over Athens, will reopen to visitors on May 18, authorities said on Thursday.

The ancient monuments were closed along with museums in mid-March in Greece's lockdown to curb the spread of the coronavirus. Restrictions have gradually been eased this week.

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