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Greek stocks ended lower in the Athens Stock Exchange on Thursday

Greek stocks ended lower in the Athens Stock Exchange on Thursday. The general index fell 0.47 pct to end at 837.56 points, off the day’s lows of 831.80 points. The Large Cap index ended 0.24 pct lower and the Mid Cap index rose 0.50 pct. [...]

GAO: State arrears to private sector drop in November

State arrears to the private sector dropped in November to 3.14 billion euros, from 3.46 billion in October, the General Accounting Office (GAO) said on Thursday. In an announcement, the GAO said that the payment of outstanding tax returns was [...]

FinMin, BoG governor meet ahead of Jan. 22 Eurogroup

Finance Minister Euclid Tsakalotos met with Bank of Greece (BoG) Governor Yannis Stournaras at the BoG, earlier on Thursday. According to a press release, the minister briefed Stournaras on the progress of negotiations with Greece’s creditors [...]

Greek privatisation agency extends deadline in Chios Marina management rights’ tender

Greece’s privatisation agency, the Hellenic Republic Asset Development Fund (HRADF), on Thursday announced the extension of a deadline to submit an expression of interest for the management rights of the marina on the island of Chios, [...]

Central government cash balance shows 4.4-bln-euro deficit in 2017

The central government cash balance recorded a deficit of 4,434 million euros in 2017, from a deficit of 3,569 million euros in the last year, the Bank of Greece said in a report released on Thursday. During this period, ordinary budget revenue [...]

Greek stocks ended significantly lower on Wednesday

Greek stocks ended significantly lower in the Athens Stock Exchange on Wednesday, after strong pressure by portfolios which consolidated profits from the previous days. The general index of the market fell 1.33 pct to end at 841.51 points. The [...]

Papadimitriou meets with Chinese investment group Eastern Capital

Tourism, real estate and financial services were at the center of a meeting between Economy Minister Dimitri Papadimitriou and the CEO of Enterprise Greece Elias Papathanasiou with representatives of the Chinese investment group Eastern Capital [...]

Centeno says Greece on its way to turn the page, complete adjustment program

Greece appears to be on its way to complete its third adjustment program this year and turn a page, the new Eurogroup president Mario Centeno said on Wednesday, during a speech titled “Keeping the momentum in the Eurozone -2018 and beyond”, [...]

BoG: Number of tourists arriving in Greece totalled 26 mln in Jan.-Sept. 2017

Tourists visiting Greece in January-September 2017 totalled 26 million (25,914,000), the Bank of Greece said in a report for the nine months of the year released on Wednesday, showing an 8% rise over the same period in 2016. Specifically, visitors [...]

Michalos: More incentives, reforms necessary for Greek economy’s sustainability

Athens Chamber of Commerce and Industry (ACCI) president Constantinos Michalos expressed his optimism over the future of the Greek economy, as long as some more important reforms are implemented and incentives are offered for the support of [...]