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Greece ends market exile with triumphant bond auction

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Bailed-out Greece returned to bond markets with a bang on Thursday after a four-year exile, raising 3.0 billion euros and sending a major signal that the eurozone debt crisis is fading. 

Shareholders enter the Bank of Greece headquarters in Athens as Bank of Greece governor delivers his annual report on the state of the economy on February 25, 2013

Greece's EU-IMF creditors hailed the move which the Greek prime minister said had "opened the way for cheaper borrowing" for the recession-hit country.

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