Tons of money to be taken away...
Trucks carrying tons of euros for Cyprus banks opening in just a few hours
Cypriot banks re-open from their long holiday at noon Cyprus time or 6 AM ET. The country has already announced capital controls (limits on how much money people can withdraw or transfer from their accounts) to prevent a mass exodus. But the demand for money is expected to be huge, and people are bracing for some kind of a run, perhaps. This convoy of trucks -- photographed by Reuters -- was reported by local media to be carrying tons of euros to prepare for the bank reopening. The full Reuters caption: A policeman stands guard in front of trucks carrying containers at the Central Bank in Nicosia March 27, 2013. The ... (full story)