Economia Blog

EU calls for deeper Eurozone integration

EU calls for deeper Eurozone integration

Christian J. Hadjipateras 06/12/2017 0
The European Commission is expected to call for even deeper Eurozone integration when they present a series of proposals later today. The aim is to ma...
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Latest figures show a drop in Greek economy growth rate

Latest figures show a drop in Greek economy growth rate

Christian J. Hadjipateras 05/12/2017 0
The Greek economy’s growth rate showed signs of slowing after the latest figures were released for Q3, failing to meet analyst’s expectations as a res...
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Onwards to the markets!

Onwards to the markets!

Antonis D. Papagiannidis 04/12/2017 0
Nowadays, everybody seems intent on pushing Greece faster and further towards an exit from its current (third in a row) Adjustment Programme and “to t...
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Greek authorities to meet with Eurogroup ministers in Brussels

Greek authorities to meet with Eurogroup ministers in Brussels

Christian J. Hadjipateras 04/12/2017 0
Greek finance minister Euclid Tsakalotos will meet with fellow Eurozone ministers in Brussels later today following several hours of negotiations in A...
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Centre-left parties to merge into ‘Movement for Change’

Centre-left parties to merge into ‘Movement for Change’

Christian J. Hadjipateras 29/11/2017 0
The new centre-left party, which will be led by PASOK leader Fofi Gennimata, who won the recent leadership contest, will be called ‘Movement for Chang...
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Calls for return of the Parthenon Marbles increase

Calls for return of the Parthenon Marbles increase

Christian J. Hadjipateras 28/11/2017 0
Support for the return of the Parthenon Marbles from the UK to Greece has increased further after members of the Victoria State government in Australi...
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In the cross-hairs?

In the cross-hairs?

Antonis D. Papagiannidis 27/11/2017 0
Unless something unexpected crops up it will be show-time for the Greek Parliament this Monday. The curious matter of 100.000 artillery shells (or was...
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Planned rail link in central Europe could extend to Pireaus

Planned rail link in central Europe could extend to Pireaus

Christian J. Hadjipateras 27/11/2017 0
A procurement tender is to be published later today by Hungarian authorities for a mondernised rail link with Serbia for the transport of Chinese good...
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Tension between Athens and Berlin over treatment over passenger checks

Tension between Athens and Berlin over treatment over passenger checks

Christian J. Hadjipateras 22/11/2017 0
There is growing animosity between Greece and Germany following the decision by German authorities to increase security checks of passengers arriving ...
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Greece, Cyprus and Egypt hold political and economic conference

Greece, Cyprus and Egypt hold political and economic conference

Christian J. Hadjipateras 21/11/2017 190
The leaders of Greece, Cyprus and Egypt are currently holding a two-day political and economic conference, which is taking place in the Cypriot capita...
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When the gods wish it so…

When the gods wish it so…

Antonis D. Papagiannidis 20/11/2017 0
Flash-floods in the poor suburbs of Athens where illegal building and extremely deficient infrastructure reign left behind 20 dead and extensive mater...
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PASOK leader elected winner of new centre-left party

PASOK leader elected winner of new centre-left party

Christian J. Hadjipateras 20/11/2017 0
The leader of PASOK, Fofi Gennimata, has won the election to become leader of a new centre-left party. Gennimata defeated her closest rival Nikos Andr...
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Public Debt Management Agency announces bond swaps to begin

Public Debt Management Agency announces bond swaps to begin

Christian J. Hadjipateras 16/11/2017 0
The swapping of bonds from Greek debt restructuring dating back to 2012 and private sector involvement begins today with the issue of new securities f...
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Talks to resume between Greece, FYROM and the United Nations in naming dispute

Talks to resume between Greece, FYROM and the United Nations in naming dispute

Christian J. Hadjipateras 15/11/2017 0
The United Nations special mediator, Matthew Nimetz, will meet next week with officials from Greece and FYROM in a bid to end the dispute of the word ...
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Athens Metro strikes cause further confusion for commuters

Athens Metro strikes cause further confusion for commuters

Christian J. Hadjipateras 14/11/2017 0
Metro workers have added to the confusion among Athens commuters by calling off a 24-hr strike, which was scheduled for Thursday but another planned s...
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Growth on shifting sands

Growth on shifting sands

Antonis D. Papagiannidis 13/11/2017 0
Greece is acknowledged to be on some sort of growth path again. OK – but by how much? Well, the European Commission while in its spring forecasts thou...
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