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Greek Bank Deposits Up 6.5 Bln Euros in 2 Months, Imerisia Says

August 29, 2012

Greek bank deposits rose by 6.5 billion euros ($8.2 billion) in July and August after the country’s second election in six weeks led to the formation of a coalition government, Imerisia reported, citing unidentified people in banking.

Deposits by businesses and households advanced by 3.5 billion euros to 154 billion euros in July and to 157 billion euros this month, according to data collected through Aug. 24, the newspaper said.

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