Greek Budget Sees End To Six-year Recession Next Year

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October 07, 2013 AT 4:35 AM
By Lefteris Papadimas and George Georgiopoulos ATHENS (Reuters) - Greece will emerge from six years of recession next year, a draft budget forecast on Monday, signaling the country is past the worst of a crippling debt crisis that nearly broke Europe's single currency. Twice bailed-out Athens also confirmed it would post a budget surplus before interest payments this year for the first time in over a decade, and its battered economy won a vote of confidence from billionaire U.S. investor John Paulson. ...