FinMin voices support for ATEbank sale to Piraeus

Finance Minister Yannis Stournaras said yesterday he believed the country?s central bank acted appropriately in selling the healthy part of Agricultural Bank of Greece SA (ATEbank) to Piraeus Bank SA.

Stournaras commented in response to a question from an opposition lawmaker in Parliament in Athens.

His comments were televised live on state-run Vouli TV.