EU’s Centeno: Deal on Greek debt restructuring "close"
Tax-free threshold to be decoded in Athens talks
German newspaper says IMF could participate in Greek programme by the end of April
Athens insists that it desires a “clean exit” from the bailout program, with no precautionary credit line
It is possible that the ESM might buy out the over 10 billion euro debt of Greece to the IMF
Discussions on fiscal issues to take place at a later stage
IMF wants cuts in pensions and tax-free threshold to take effect from the start of January in 2019
IMF expected to make harsh demands on Greece
"The technical work has begun, so that we are ready by the summer when the programme expires"
The agency said Greece's ratings outlook remains positive & a further upgrade could follow