A Bank of Cyprus branch with a Piraeus Bank logo seen in foreground, in Athens
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Cyprus to bring in limits on weekly cash withdrawals

Finance ministers in the Republic of Cyprus are planning to impose a weekly limit on cash withdrawals, the BBC has learned.

The country's draft capital controls include export limits on euros and a ban on cashing cheques, as Newsnight's economics editor Paul Mason reports.

  • 27 Mar 2013
  • From the section World