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None Dare Call It Default: Better an orderly restructuring in Greece than a Lehman re-run.
Date 20/04/2011 14:21  Author webmaster  Hits 1208  Language Global
20 APR 2011

WSJ

For nearly a year, Europe's official refusal to acknowledge even the possibility of a Greek debt default has bordered on the comical. But with Greek two-year bonds yielding 20% and credit-default swaps priced as if a default is more likely than not, EU denial has gone from amusing to dangerous.

Media reports this week have cited Greek, German, EU and IMF officials anonymously admitting the obvious: Even if Greece meets the targets agreed in its bailout package, it will be saddled with a debt burden that is unsustainable, which makes a restructuring of those ...

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