The Greek daily Kathimerini reporting on Saturday on reluctance of some in the governing coalition to change pension arrangements to lower payments and increase the retiring age
No doubt the bomb explosion in the office of the Citizens' Protection Minister Michalis Chrysochoidis which killed one of his aides this week is making some politicians wary of upsetting too many of the people. A decision by the opposition New Democracy Party to promise to end the agreement with the EU and the IMF and for Greece to again become "master of its own economic destiny" just adds another complication as Parliament approaches a vote on the pensions issue.
Those lending Greece the money to pay its bills clearly are getting worried again as this chart from the US Atlanta Fed's weekly Financial Highlights makes clear:
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