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Greek premier Alexis Tsipras is pinning his hopes on using an EU leaders summit in Riga with eastern European partners from Ukraine, Georgia, Azerbaijan and others to strike the broad outline of a cash-for-reforms deal to stave off default.
from Expert Zone:
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Indian markets ended in the green for a second week, with the Nifty up about 0.80 percent, in line with global markets. Volatility continued to be the highlight but the bulls eventually triumphed with a stable positive close on Friday.
from Morning Bid with David Gaffen:
Markets close out another week of interesting times, left with only a few notable data points over the next few weeks to drive activity, and with more than a few people throwing their hands in the air (in confusion, not because they just don't care).