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Talk of Greek departure from the euro returns

The exchange rate of the US Dollar and the Euro, at top, is displayed in the window of a currency exchange office in Athens.

Talk of Greek departure from the euro returns


The question of whether Europe can handle another crisis in Greece is heightening financial uncertainty for the currency union just as it is struggling to grow and create jobs.

Some analysts and politicians say Greece 2.0 wouldn't be as rough on the eurozone as the original Greek crisis and default in 2010-2012. They claim the currency bloc has new safeguards. Most investors seem to agree for now. Others argue that's dangerous complacency.


Reporting by David Mchugh, Associated Press.