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Of the inventive use of language

Of the inventive use of language

Antonis D. Papagiannidis 19/06/2017 0
An exercise in the inventive, often circumvoluted, at times opaque, use of "wording": such is the outcome of the June 15th Eurogroup that paved the wa...
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Eurogroup to meet today in bid to secure debt deal for Greece

Eurogroup to meet today in bid to secure debt deal for Greece

Christian J. Hadjipateras 15/06/2017 0
  Eurogroup finance ministers are due to meet with Greek officials in Luxembourg later today  in an effort to reach a deal that will attempt to ea...
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Foreign buyers aim to capitalise on increasing tourism in Greece

Foreign buyers aim to capitalise on increasing tourism in Greece

Christian J. Hadjipateras 14/06/2017 0
Foreign buyers are increasing in Greece as they aim to take advantage of the country’s increasing tourism, which is projected to surpass last year’s f...
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Los Angeles Greek Film Festival ends on a high

Los Angeles Greek Film Festival ends on a high

Christian J. Hadjipateras 13/06/2017 0
The Los Angeles Greek Film Festival (LAGFF) took place for the 11th time from June 7th-11th. LAGFF showcases new films from Greek filmmakers worldwide...
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GBP stabilises in wake of UK general election as Conservatives attempt to form minority government

GBP stabilises in wake of UK general election as Conservatives attempt to form minority government

Christian J. Hadjipateras 12/06/2017 0
The GBP stabilised as markets opened earlier today after suffering its biggest single day drop in eight months following the shock election result las...
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A bunch of doubtful «solutions»

A bunch of doubtful «solutions»

economia 12/06/2017 0
As the days pass and the June 15 Eurogroup gets closer, an ever-growing bunch of "solutions" to the seeming impasse of the current Greek Adjustment Pr...
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Theresa May's gamble backfires as UK general election results in surprise hung parliament

Theresa May's gamble backfires as UK general election results in surprise hung parliament

Christian J. Hadjipateras 09/06/2017 0
UK prime minister Theresa May’s decision to call a snap general election, when an election still wasn’t needed until 2020, looks to have backfired spe...
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ELSTAT reveals unemployment drop in Greece

ELSTAT reveals unemployment drop in Greece

Christian J. Hadjipateras 08/06/2017 0
Figures released this morning showed a drop in unemployment in Greece to 22.5% according to statistics agency ELSTAT. Despite the promising statistic,...
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An informative debate in Frankfurt over Greek debt

An informative debate in Frankfurt over Greek debt

Antonis D. Papagiannidis 06/06/2017 0
The interesting and to-the-point Conference, organised by The Economist in Frankfurt (the seat not only of the ECB but also potentially of Eurozone fi...
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Sterling drops after latest poll indicates a hung parliament in UK general election

Sterling drops after latest poll indicates a hung parliament in UK general election

Christian J. Hadjipateras 31/05/2017 0
  This morning the GBP was 0.3% lower against the US at $1.2822 and 0.33% lower against the EUR at €1.1455. While the Pound has been volatile ever ...
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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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