The big Putin – Tsipras meeting in Moscow kicks off what looks to be a historic April month for Greece.
The May 1 bank holiday may very well be the day Greece announces its exit from the Eurozone, or just as likely its submission to Germany…for which the bank holiday makes for a nice “Cyprus style” depositor haircut, in what would be Brussels’ biggest bank robbery to date.
- April 8 – Alexis Tsipras meets Putin
Greek PM is due in Russia to visit his counterpart, Vladimir Putin. Greece has been making overtures towards its eastern giant
- April 9 – IMF payment
Greece is due to make a crucial €448m payment to the International Monetary Fund
- April 10-13 – Easter weekend
Greece celebrates Orthodox Easter weekend
- April 14 – Public sector wages and pensions
Estimated €1.7b in social security payments made by the state
- April 14 – Bond roll over
Government faces €1.4 billion in refunding 6-month T-bills
- April 15 – ECB Governing Council meets
Decision over providing emergency assistance (ELA) to Greek banks is reviewed
- April 17 – Bond rollover and interest payment
Government faces €1bn in refunding of 3-month T-bills and €194m in interest payments to private bondholders
- April 20 – Interest payment to ECB
Greece due to pay €80m interest bill on bonds held by the European Central Bank
- April 24 – Eurogroup meeting
Finance ministers convene in Riga
- May 1 – IMF payment
A €200m loan repayment to the IMF
- May 1 – Labour Day Bank Holiday
Haircut, capital controls or Grexit announcement???
The statements, views and opinions expressed in this column are solely those of the author and do not necessarily represent those of The Duran.