Euro falls as Greek debt fears mount, but French growth revised up – business live

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Growing concerns over Greece’s bailout programme are weighing on the euro this morning.

The European single currency has shed almost 0.5% to $1.113, on concerns that Athens and its creditors may not reach an agreement over its bailout programme in time.

“We can’t accept a deal which is not what was on the table.

What was on the table was if Greece carried out its reform package then creditors would ensure that there would be a clear runway through clarity for debt.”

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