Revenue shortfall came to 1 bln euros in January http://dlvr.it/8ktKWB
Fitch warning on Greek sovereign and bank financing http://dlvr.it/8kl0np
Syriza parl group passes #Greece govt's agreement w the Eurogroup after an 11-hours long debate http://ow.ly/JEvKW /via @kathimerini_gr
Acc to sources, Greek govt's agrmnt w the Eurozone was passed w overwhelming majority in Syriza parl group. But even 10% neg votes may hurt.
Varoufakis counts on #ECB to avoid Greek default in march. Default probability rises to 66%. http://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2015-02-25/varoufakis-counts-on-ecb-to-stave-off-greek-default-next-month …
#ECB willing to re-accept Greek bonds, Draghi says. http://en.europeonline-magazine.eu/ecb-willing-to-re-accept-greek-bonds-draghi-says_379673.html …
Ukraine Enters The Endgame http://www.zerohedge.com/news/2015-02-25/ukraine-enters-endgame …
fred walton retweeted
The #hryvnia's collapse has caused #Ukraine’s monthly inflation rate to surge to 64.5%, qualifying as #hyperinflation http://www.cato.org/blog/ukraine-hyperinflates?utm_source=Currency+Wars%2C+Ukraine+and+Austerity&utm_campaign=Currency+Wars%2C+Ukraine+and+Austerity&utm_medium=email …
IMF: Ukraine bailout payments to be "heavily front-loaded," including "a significant initial disbursement."
IMF confirms March 11 date set for Ukraine bailout approval, if Kiev passes budget & economic overhaul preconditions.
Robin Wigglesworth retweeted
Icelandic lesson for Greek banks: my blog @afoe_tw http://fistfulofeuros.net @dsquareddigest @LorcanRK @oditorium @Frances_Coppola @RobinWigg
"Greeks consider taxes as theft” -Aristides Hatzis, University of Athens associate professor http://www.wsj.com/articles/greece-struggles-to-get-citizens-to-pay-their-taxes-1424867495 …
"It will be challenging for the ECB to source enough government bonds to meet its QE targets" http://on.wsj.com/18kLUC2
Frances Coppola retweeted
EU, #Eurozone in full deflation in Jan -0.5/-0.6%. In fact, Malta & Austria are only 2 EZ states NOT in deflation
Schauble: "Germans Doubt The Greek Promises", No More Money For Athens Until All Commitments Met http://www.zerohedge.com/news/2015-02-25/schauble-germans-doubt-greek-promises-no-more-money-athens-until-all-commitments-met …
IMF to Greece: "Now, about those structural reforms..." http://on.wsj.com/1Lziuwh by @gksteinhauser via @WSJ
#Greece will not complete power utility, grid operator sales -Energy Min Lafazanis http://reut.rs/1vy9Uf6
Nick Malkoutzis retweeted
"We've got 4 months to rebuild trust with EU&IMF", @yanisvaroufakis tells me for @CNBCWorld "Beyond that, uncharted territory for #Greece"
ECB and IMF to Greece: No Escaping the Austerity Hairshirt: We warned readers who are still keen to take the S... http://bit.ly/1aipfXR
German Fin Min Schaeuble: deal not easy for #Greece as govt "had told people something completely different in the campaign & afterwards"
Open Europe retweeted
Greek Energy Minister Lafazanis appears to contradict gov't pledge on privatisations: http://uk.reuters.com/article/2015/02/25/eurozone-greece-privatisations-idUKL5N0VZ1AT20150225 … (h/t @EfiEfthimiou) #Greece
Lithuania will reintroduce conscription in light of the #Ukraine crisis: http://openeurope.org.uk/daily-shakeup/greek-reforms/#section-5 …
Ilargi: How Far Is It From Kiev To Athens?: A detailed analysis of why the unbelievably uncreditworthy Kiev go... http://bit.ly/1BqMZVJ
Ukraine currency rockets 30% after tighter FX controls http://on.ft.com/1Esj7rj
Top news story
Ukraine truce appears to take hold; currency trading banned http://reut.rs/1DT07TV
Exchange kiosks on the streets in Kiev were selling limited amounts of dollars for 39 hryvnias, around 20 percent worse than the rates advertised in the windows of commercial banks where dollars were not available.
RECORD KLAXON. Germany sells five-year bonds at negative yield. http://on.ft.com/1GtbRKV
Irish 10-year yield falls below 1% for the first time in history. How's that for a turnround? http://on.ft.com/1GsAabS
#Portugal secures record low 10yr borrowing cost at auction. Sold €1.5bn 2025 bond at 2.041%, more than tgt €1-1.25bn
SB: Rates are never going to go up again. It just can't happen. We've built whole fin edifice that can only make sense in world of low rates
#Belarus says Moody's move on rating is hasty. Belarus Ruble has lost 34% vs USD in past 12mth http://reut.rs/1JKra7x
Ukrainian paramilitaries warn they may upset Kiev-EU air links http://tass.ru/en/world/779502
Both sides in Ukraine conflict commited war crimes — Amnesty International chief http://tass.ru/en/world/779498
Russia’s parliament ratifies agreement on $100 bln BRICS Development Bank http://tass.ru/en/economy/779473 …
EU sanctions on Russia fail to produce expected results — Cyprus president http://tass.ru/en/world/779448
Corruption in #Kyiv, #Ukraine: untaxed ads bring cash directly to officials' pockets http://bit.ly/1LCgJ1n
Kyiv Post retweeted
UK to send troops to #Ukraine: In staggering communications breakdown, @KyivPost broke Cameron's decision to Brussels http://www.kyivpost.com/content/kyiv-post-plus/uk-stuns-europe-by-sending-troops-to-ukraine-381775.html …