Juncker: Talk of Greek withdrawal from euro 'stupid'

The interest rate on Ireland's EU/IMF bailout loan is thought to have been discussed at a meeting of European Finance Ministers last night.

The interest rate on Ireland's EU/IMF bailout loan is thought to have been discussed at a meeting of European Finance Ministers last night.

The main topic of discussion though was Greece's worsening economic situation.

The President of the European Group of Finance Ministers, Jean Claude Juncker, today called rumours about Greece's possible withdrawal from the euro "stupid".

Those reports today caused the euro to drop in value against the dollar.

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