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???