German Finance Minister Wolfgang Schaeuble doused expectationsof a positive outcome for Greece at an emergency meeting with itsofficial creditors tomorrow, saying there are no plans to give thecountry more time.

Speaking to reporters in Istanbul after a two-day meeting offinance chiefs from the Group of 20, Schaeuble said “it's over” ifGreece doesn't want the final tranche of the current aid program.Greece's creditors also “can't negotiate about something new,”Schaeuble said.

Greek government bonds had risen today for the first time infive days on optimism there might be room to move toward anagreement that will help ensure the nation isn't left short of funds. That had come after Greece had offeredcompromises in a bid to push for a bridge plan to stave off afunding crunch and to buy time for negotiations to ease austeritydemands.

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