Greece expected to repay 450 million euro IMF loan today

Greece is expected to meet a deadline Thursday to repay a roughly 450-million-euro ($485-million) loan instalment to the International Monetary Fund. (Ekathimerini)

In the meantime, Italian Finance Minister Pier Carlo Padoan said he is confident an agreement on financial support for Greece will be reached by the time euro-area finance ministers meet on April 24. (Ekathimerini, Bloomberg)