Economia Blog

Former Prime Minister Constantine Mitsotakis dies

Former Prime Minister Constantine Mitsotakis dies

Christian J. Hadjipateras 29/05/2017 0
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Three weeks

Three weeks

Antonis D. Papagiannidis 29/05/2017 0
As days go by and the shock from the no-go Eurogroup session of May 22th are waning, the fact sinks in that there are only three weeks (or so) availab...
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...and life goes on

...and life goes on

Antonis D. Papagiannidis 22/05/2017 0
There is a strange sense of déjà vu, in this nth repeat performance of the negotiations routine of Greece with the country's creditors. After protract...
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Capital controls to remain in place at least until the end of 2018

Capital controls to remain in place at least until the end of 2018

Christian J. Hadjipateras 10/05/2017 0
Capital controls in Greece are to remain in place at least until the end of 2018, which means the country will have spent over three years under such ...
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Surge in applications for UK passports reported following decision to exit the EU

Surge in applications for UK passports reported following decision to exit the EU

Christian J. Hadjipateras 10/05/2017 0
A significant increase in applications for a UK passport was reported following last year’s referendum which resulted in the UK voting to withdraw fro...
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Athens Stock Exchange rises to highs last seen in 2015

Athens Stock Exchange rises to highs last seen in 2015

Christian J. Hadjipateras 09/05/2017 0
The Athens Stock Exchange (ATHEX) index rose on Monday May 8th to levels last seen before capital controls were brought in during 2015. The general in...
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Some more suspense for Greece

Some more suspense for Greece

Antonis D. Papagiannidis 08/05/2017 0
Τhe successful conclusion of the difficult 7-months-long second Review of the current Adjustment Programme for Greece, that now has to get the Greek P...
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Emmanuel Macron secures French Presidency

Emmanuel Macron secures French Presidency

Christian J. Hadjipateras 08/05/2017 0
Emmanuel Macron has become the 8th President of the French 5th Republic with a convincing victory over Marine Le Pen, leader of the far-right Front Na...
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Theresa May launches attack on EU leaders as UK election campaign begins

Theresa May launches attack on EU leaders as UK election campaign begins

Christian J. Hadjipateras 04/05/2017 0
Theresa May, UK prime minister, yesterday accused the EU of attempting to influence the outcome of the upcoming UK general election.   Speaking outs...
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Bank of Greece reports a decline in travel receipts from 2016 despite increase in tourists

Bank of Greece reports a decline in travel receipts from 2016 despite increase in tourists

Christian J. Hadjipateras 03/05/2017 0
A recently released report from the Bank of Greece showed a somewhat surprising decline in travel receipts in 2016 in spite of an increase in tourism....
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Greek and German presidents inaugurate 'Learning from Athens' at the National Museum of Contemporary Art

Greek and German presidents inaugurate 'Learning from Athens' at the National Museum of Contemporary Art

Christian J. Hadjipateras 03/05/2017 0
Greek president, Prokopis Pavlopoulos, along with his counterpart, Frank-Walter Steinmeier, German president, inaugurated the Documenta 14 exhibition ...
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France in turbulence

France in turbulence

Kyra Adam 24/04/2017 0
The first round of presidential elections unveiled a new scene in French politics, obscure and uncertain in many aspects.   The traditional politica...
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Macron and Le Pen to face-off in race for French presidency

Macron and Le Pen to face-off in race for French presidency

Christian J. Hadjipateras 24/04/2017 0
he first round of voting took place in France yesterday to elect the successor to François Hollande. As expected, the independent Emmanuel Macron, who...
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The Greek issue and the wider European chessboard

The Greek issue and the wider European chessboard

Antonis D. Papagiannidis 24/04/2017 0
All eyes are by definition turned to the outcome of the first round of Presidential elections in France (where Emmanuel Macron is facing off Marine Le...
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Greek PM Alexis Tsipras critical of Greece's creditors in WSJ piece

Greek PM Alexis Tsipras critical of Greece's creditors in WSJ piece

Christian J. Hadjipateras 21/04/2017 0
Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras yesterday urged Greece’s creditors to stop blocking the country’s return to economic growth in an op-ed piece publ...
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