Greece leaders decide on austerity deal; ECB leaves rates unchanged
PUBLISHED ON: February 9, 2012 | Duration: 24 min, 18 sec
After weeks of wrangling, finally there is a deal in Greece over austerity measures that pave the way to more international rescue money. Meanwhile, the Bank of England increases the size of its asset-purchase program to 325 billion pounds, leaves interest rates unchanged similar to the ECB. In the US, jobless claims dropped by 15,000 to 358,000 in the first week of February, a near four year low.