EU, IMF Aim to End Greek Visit by Friday: Source

Reuters

EU and IMF inspectors aim to wrap up a much-awaited review of Greece's fiscal progress on Thursday or Friday, a source with direct knowledge of the inspection visit told Reuters.

The source said whether Athens gets the fifth, 12 billion euro tranche of aid under a 110 billion euro EU/IMF bailout will depend on a meeting of senior EU finance officials underway in Vienna and on an upcoming meeting of euro zone finance ministers.

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Asked when the review would be concluded, the source said: "Tomorrow if we are lucky, but it could also be Friday." (Reporting by Ingrid Melander; Editing by David Stamp)