Economia Blog

Number of Greeks studying in UK on the up

Number of Greeks studying in UK on the up

Christian J. Hadjipateras 24/04/2018 0
The number of Greeks studying in the UK is rising, according to the British Council of Greece. The council has been active in Greece since 1939.   A...
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The last mile

The last mile

Antonis D. Papagiannidis 23/04/2018 20
Successive meetings and milestones of the negotiations that will lead Greece (and the Greek economy) to a post-Programme future are crowded in these f...
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ND maintains healthy poll lead

ND maintains healthy poll lead

Christian J. Hadjipateras 20/04/2018 1
New Democracy has once again kept a reassuring lead over SYRIZA in the latest poll, according to the Kathimerini.   The survey, carried out by the f...
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Greek bailout program may be extended beyond August

Greek bailout program may be extended beyond August

Christian J. Hadjipateras 19/04/2018 1
The possibility of the Greek bailout program being extended beyond August has increased, according to the German daily newspaper Sueddeutsche Zeitung....
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Athens-Thessaloniki rail project continues

Athens-Thessaloniki rail project continues

Christian J. Hadjipateras 18/04/2018 1
The major revamp of the Athens-Thessaloniki railways, which would cut the journey time to just over three hours, is continuing despite several hurdles...
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Installation of Athens metro barriers goes at snail’s pace

Installation of Athens metro barriers goes at snail’s pace

Christian J. Hadjipateras 17/04/2018 1
The installation of barriers at stations of the Athens metro continues to progress and an extremely slow place, thus allowing fare dodging to continue...
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War vortex or storm in a teacup?

War vortex or storm in a teacup?

Antonis D. Papagiannidis 16/04/2018 1
The 105 Tomahawks that were lobbed by US, UK and French naval-and-air forces in the Eastern Mediterranean towards Syrian chemical-war installations ar...
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Ryanair expands international network from Athens

Ryanair expands international network from Athens

Christian J. Hadjipateras 13/04/2018 7
The low-cost airline Ryanair has announced that it plans to expand its international network from Athens International Airport over the coming months ...
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Greece-FYROM talks resume

Greece-FYROM talks resume

Christian J. Hadjipateras 12/04/2018 2
Negotiations between Greece and FYROM over the naming dispute will resume today with Greek foreign minister Nikos Kotzias calling for realism as the q...
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Greek consumer confidence remains at stable level

Greek consumer confidence remains at stable level

Christian J. Hadjipateras 11/04/2018 1
Greek consumer confidence index, compiled by Nielsen, remained stable in the last quarter of 2017 after a noticeable rise in the third quarter. Its st...
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Curiouser and curiouser

Curiouser and curiouser

Antonis D. Papagiannidis 10/04/2018 0
Somedays ago, the joint effort of (US-based) Exin Partners and Calamos to acquire a controlling 75% of major Greek insurer Ethniki Asfalistiki came ap...
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New York City Greek film festival appoints new director

New York City Greek film festival appoints new director

Christian J. Hadjipateras 09/04/2018 0
The New York City Greek film festival (NYCGFF) has appointed Maria Tzompanaki as its new director, the Hellenic American Chamber of Commerce (HACC) an...
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Uber suspends service in Greece

Uber suspends service in Greece

Christian J. Hadjipateras 05/04/2018 0
The American-based company Uber announced earlier today that it would be suspending its service in Greece following approved legislation adding toughe...
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Agreement reached in principle over stake in Hellenic Petroleum

Agreement reached in principle over stake in Hellenic Petroleum

Christian J. Hadjipateras 04/04/2018 0
Greece and Paneuropean Oil and Industrial Holding have agreed to divest a combined 50.1% stake, at least, in Greece’s biggest oil refiner Hellenic Pet...
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New Democracy holds lead over SYRIZA in latest poll

New Democracy holds lead over SYRIZA in latest poll

Christian J. Hadjipateras 03/04/2018 0
The latest poll conducted has shown that the main opposition party New Democracy (ND) continues to lead SYRIZA. With the next general election due to ...
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Not exactly festive

Not exactly festive

Antonis D. Papagiannidis 02/04/2018 0
Greece, its government/its political system and its people, is entering the traditionally relaxed, festive and joyful period of (Orthodox) Easter in a...
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