Banks in Greece recommended to close for 6 days

June 28, 2015 22:40

ATHENS - The Greek financial stability council has recommended keeping Greek banks shut for the next six working days, a source with knowledge of the decision said on Sunday.

Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras earlier announced a bank holiday and capital controls after Greeks responded to his surprise call for a referendum on bailout terms by pulling money out of banks."Yes, the recommendation was for six days," the source said.

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