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Living with Covid-19

By |2020-10-08T16:08:23+03:00June 11th, 2020|Greek Business File|

Greek Business File, June-July-August 2020, No 126 By A. D. Papagiannidis Living with Covid-19 Greece has achieved “corona best-practice” status; now it has to achieve a credible opening of its economy The great global disruption brought about by the Covid-19 pandemic could not spare Greece. This was true when the health tsunami came crashing; it [...]

Greek banks face an uphill battle, bad bank proposed

By |2020-10-08T16:17:37+03:00June 9th, 2020|Greek Business File|

Greek Business File, June-July-August 2020, No 126 By Dimitris Kontogiannis   Greek banks face an uphill battle, bad bank proposed Banks have gone back into survival mode following the coronavirus pandemic amid concerns it would trigger another wave of bad loans. The economic fallout is expected to be big this year, cutting into banks’ profitability [...]

Times of uncertainty

By |2020-10-08T16:24:49+03:00June 4th, 2020|Greek Business File|

Greek Business File, June-July-August 2020, No 126 Publisher’s note Times of uncertainty Dear Readers, This issue of Business File has been created amidst the Covid-19 pandemic that has swept our world and has visited Greece in mid-spring. Circumstances have been as exceptional as one might imagine: this is why BF contents are a mix of [...]

Some lessons from the crisis

By |2020-10-09T16:25:30+03:00May 25th, 2020|Greek Business File|

By Nick Papandreou   Some lessons from the crisis There is much talk, and rightfully so, about a change in the way our global system will work once we get past the pandemic – however long that will take. First priority, of course, is for lives to be saved and for both a vaccine as [...]

Declare a World War against the Pandemic and fund it

By |2020-10-09T16:27:12+03:00May 21st, 2020|Greek Business File|

Greek Business File, April-May 2020, No 125 By Vasilis Trigkas   Declare a World War against the Pandemic and fund it Global economic sentiment is in sub-zero territory with the end of an 11-year Wall-street bull run and precipitous collapse in stock valuations. Investors are in panic mode as the WHO has now declared the [...]

Fighting the enemy

By |2020-10-09T16:28:41+03:00May 20th, 2020|Greek Business File|

Greek Business File, April-May 2020, No 125 By Kyra Adam   Fighting the enemy “This is no longer only a global health crisis; it is also a major labour market and economic crisis that is having a huge impact on people.” Guy Ryder, ILO’s Director-General The upcoming weeks and months will determine the major or [...]

In the digital era, Education and Learning are not the same

By |2020-10-09T16:29:56+03:00May 18th, 2020|Greek Business File|

Greek Business File, April-May 2020, No 125 Interview by Harry Savidis   In the digital era, Education and Learning are not the same In this exclusive interview Nicholas NEGROPONTE one of the pioneers in digital technologies describes the interconnection of kids with new technologies in learning and modern education My daughter, 8 years old, complains [...]

COVID-19 poses a major challenge for Greek banks

By |2020-10-09T16:43:44+03:00May 12th, 2020|Greek Business File|

Greek Business File, April-May 2020, No 125 By A. Dimitris Kontogiannis   COVID-19 poses a major challenge for Greek banks The pandemic is expected to sink the Greek economy in 2020, undermining the creditworthiness of households and corporations licking their wounds after a decade long crisis Deposits may also be hit as disposable incomes fall [...]

Of geopolitical tensions, of borders and talks

By |2020-10-09T16:35:58+03:00May 11th, 2020|Greek Business File|

Greek Business File, April-May 2020, No 125 By A. D. Papagiannidis   Of geopolitical tensions, of borders and talks Time flies at a dizzying speed: months feel like weeks, weeks seem like days. The coronavirus/ Covid-19 onslaught, an epidemic that started in China and has ended up as a pandemic engulfing all of the world, [...]

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