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Greek banks reopen as Tsipras eyes return to normal

But capital controls to remain; payments and wire transfers abroad still not possible

Greece Crisis

Reuters  |  Athens 

Greeks queued outside banks on Monday as they reopened three weeks after closing to stop the system collapsing under a flood of withdrawals, the first cautious sign of a return to normal after a deal to start talks on a new package of bailout reforms. . However capital controls will remain and payments and wire transfers abroad will still not be possible - a situation which German Chancellor Angela Merkel said on Sunday was "not a normal life" and warranted swift negotiations on a new bailout. . The stock market will also remain closed until further notice. Read more ...

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First Published: Mon, July 20 2015. 12:30 IST