Eurozone finance ministers and the International Monetary Fund agreed early Tuesday to release emergency loans and reduce Greece's debt to keep the nearly bankrupt country from collapsing. In the third marathon meeting in three weeks, Greece's international lenders struck a deal to let Greece have the next slice of its bailout money, around $57 billion, and to reduce Greek debt to 124 percent of the country's gross domestic product by 2020. The news gave a modest lift to the region's riskiest government bonds. "The fate of Greece is no longer a day-in, day-out worry," said interest rate strategist Ciaran O'Hagan at French bank Societe Generale.
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