ECB approves additional emergency liquidity for Greek banks-source

June 22, 2015 8:12 AM

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ATHENS, June 22 The European Central Bank raised the ceiling on emergency liquidity Greek banks can draw from the country's central bank for a third time in six days, a banking source told Reuters on Monday, declining to say by how much.

The ECB's governing council held a teleconference on Monday to discuss extending the emergency liquidity assistance after Greek savers pulled about 4.2 billion euros from Greek lenders last week on fears Athens may fail to reach a deal with lenders.

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