30 Jun '15, 10pm

Greece defaults on IMF debt - Channel News Asia

Greece defaults on IMF debt - Channel News Asia

WASHINGTON: Cash-strapped Greece missed a €1.5 billion (US$1.7 billion) payment to the International Monetary Fund on Tuesday (Jun 30) as last-ditch efforts to find a compromise with official EU lenders came to naught. The missed payment made Greece the only developed country ever to fall into default with the global crisis lender and underscored the utter failure of more than five months of efforts to reshape the rescue of the country's economy and prevent it from dropping out of the eurozone. The future of efforts to restore its finances and meet creditor demands for reforms were in question, with fresh proposals from Athens spurned on Tuesday as the country moved toward a referendum Sunday on EU bailout offers. IMF spokesman Gerry Rice confirmed that the payment due in Washington at 2200 GMT Tuesday (6.00am Singapore time Wednesday) had "not been received." "We have inf...

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