Greek banks see surge in deposit withdrawals this week

June 18, 2015 2:09 PM

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ATHENS, June 18 Greek banks have seen deposit outflows surge to about 2 billion euros over the past three days, with the pace of daily outflows tripling since the collapse of talks at the weekend with creditors, three banking sources told Reuters on Thursday.

The 2 billion euros taken out by Greek savers between Monday and Wednesday represent about 1.5 percent of household and corporate deposits of 133.6 billion euros held by Greek banks as of end-April.

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