The markets despise uncertainty and that truth was reflected yesterday in the huge losses on stock market boards globally.
The reactions of investors are often exaggerated but this time they are not unfounded.
The coronavirus epidemic arose just as the global economy had reached a critical juncture.
Greece needs more "fiscal space in the next two years" via lower primary surplus targets in order to implement the recently elected center-right government's economic policies, Finance Minister Christos Staikouras said.
"We are emphatic about this and present good arguments," he told Germany's Der Spiegel in an interview over the weekend.