ATHENS: Long queues outside Greek banks re-appeared Monday morning as the banks of the crisis-hit-country reopened after a shut-down of three weeks.
The financial institutions opened their doors for the first time in three weeks, amid hopes that the beleaguered nation can reach a swift agreement with its international creditors on a bailout of its wrecked economy.
Though banks have resumed their activities but loosened transaction limit.
Greeks are now able to withdraw up to €420 (£290) a week in one transaction, rather than being limited to €60 a day. But restrictions on sending money abroad and other controls have not been lifted and the Athens stock market is closed until further notice.
Athens reached a cash-for-reforms deal aimed at avoiding a debt default and an exit from the Eurozone.
Meanwhile, Germany has said it is prepared to consider further debt concessions to Greece.