Crisis reinforces Greek distrust of banks

Between January and October last year, Greeks and Italians invested in property in the UK worth about $500m.

    Billions of dollars have been withdrawn from Greek banks due to the financial crisis.

    Between January and October last year, Greeks and Italians invested in property in the UK worth about $500m.

    As Al Jazeera's Paul Brennan reports from Athens, Greeks have a tradition of putting their money anywhere but in a bank.

    SOURCE: Al Jazeera


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