ATHENS Aug 29 Shares of EFG Eurobank EFGr.AT
and Alpha Bank (ACBr.AT) will be temporararily suspended from
trade pending announcements on a merger deal, the Athens stock
exchange said on Monday.
"The Athens stock exchange ... has decided to suspend
trading in their shares until investors are informed about the
results of (the two banks' ongoing) board meetings and the terms
of the deal," the bourse said.
The boards of Eurobank and Alpha, Greece's second and
third-largest lenders, are convening on Monday to clinch the
(Reporting by George Georgiopoulos)