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Cyprus banks to remain shut Tuesday and Wednesday: government source
March 18, 2013 / 3:05 PM / in 5 years

Cyprus banks to remain shut Tuesday and Wednesday: government source

NICOSIA (Reuters) - Banks in Cyprus will be shut on Tuesday and Wednesday pending a decision by parliament to approve a levy on bank depositors, a government source told Reuters.

A customer walks out of a branch of Laiki Bank UK, in north London March 18, 2013. REUTERS/Andrew Winning

“Tuesday and Wednesday are bank holidays,” the source said. A decree will be released shortly from the Finance Ministry to this effect, he said.

Editing by Janet Lawrence

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