South Korea economy, finance policymakers meet over Greece

South Korea economy, finance policymakers meet over Greece

SEOUL (Reuters) – Senior South Korean economic & financial policymakers were meeting early on Monday to discuss the latest developments in financial markets after Greek voters rejected euro zone austerity measures, officials said.

Vice Finance Minister Joo Hyung-hwan was presiding over the meeting, with Senior Deputy Governor Jang Byung-wha of the Bank of Korea moreover attending, officials at the central bank were holding a separate meeting, officials there said.

They held similar meetings on June 29 & agreed to strengthen monitoring of the situation.

(Reporting by Choonsik Yoo; Editing by Kim Coghill)

Source: “Reuters”