Economia Blog

Greek banks performed better than expected in Q4

Greek banks performed better than expected in Q4

Christian J. Hadjipateras 15/02/2018 1
Several Greek banks recorded their best quarterly performance in some time, according to the Kathimerini. They are increasing their bad-loan portfolio...
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Turkish president escalates war of words over Aegean islets

Turkish president escalates war of words over Aegean islets

Christian J. Hadjipateras 13/02/2018 1
The Turkish president (dictator) Recep Tayyip Erdogan has once again decided to engage in a war of words regarding Greece and Cyprus by warning intern...
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US Representatives request hearing on Parthenon Marbles

US Representatives request hearing on Parthenon Marbles

Christian J. Hadjipateras 09/02/2018 0
Several US representatives have requested that the Committee on Foreign Affairs hold a hearing on the long-running dispute over the Parthenon Marbles ...
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2018 Capital Link Greek Shipping Leadership Award to Panos & Athanasios C. Laskaridis

2018 Capital Link Greek Shipping Leadership Award to Panos & Athanasios C. Laskaridis

economia 08/02/2018 0
During the 9th Capital Link Greek Shipping Forum on Thursday, February 8, 2018 in Athens, Capital Link Greek Shipping Award was presented to Panos & A...
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Government scrambles to pay off debts to creditors

Government scrambles to pay off debts to creditors

Christian J. Hadjipateras 06/02/2018 0
The SYRIZA-led government is under increasing pressure to pay off debts to creditors, which is one of many conditions agreed during recent negotiation...
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The Macedonian issue haunts Greece - again

The Macedonian issue haunts Greece - again

Antonis D. Papagiannidis 05/02/2018 0
It is never an easy matter, to write down in a way accessible to non-Greeks something of the twists and turns of the Macedonian issue. Which has been ...
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Hundreds of thousands descend on Athens to protest ‘Macedonia’ issue as negotiations continue

Hundreds of thousands descend on Athens to protest ‘Macedonia’ issue as negotiations continue

Christian J. Hadjipateras 05/02/2018 0
Thousands of Greeks from all over the country, with some even making their way from abroad, descended on to Athens Syntagma Square yesterday to protes...
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Athens stock exchange experiences unusually volatile day

Athens stock exchange experiences unusually volatile day

Christian J. Hadjipateras 02/02/2018 0
The Athens stock exchange (ATHEX) experienced an unusually volatile day of trading yesterday (Thursday February 1st). While trading began the day stro...
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European Commission official warns of ‘foreign supervision post-bailout program

European Commission official warns of ‘foreign supervision post-bailout program

Christian J. Hadjipateras 01/02/2018 1
The European Commission representative, Declan Costello, has warned that Greece is likely to remain ‘under significant foreign supervision’ for as lon...
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Property investment groups target consumer sector

Property investment groups target consumer sector

Christian J. Hadjipateras 30/01/2018 57
The shopping centre sector is the latest sector to be targeted by property investment groups. According to the Kathimerini, several funds and developm...
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Fraught with risk

Fraught with risk

Antonis D. Papagiannidis 29/01/2018 0
The plot is thickening, all around this South-Eastern end of the European peninsula (itself the ending of the great Eurasian land-mass, as French Gene...
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Greece-FYROM negotiations continue as Greek PM braces for internal issues over dispute

Greece-FYROM negotiations continue as Greek PM braces for internal issues over dispute

Christian J. Hadjipateras 29/01/2018 0
Greek prime minister Alexis Tsipras is bracing for domestic opposition regarding the ongoing negotiations between Greece and FYROM as attempts are mad...
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Major rally over on-going naming dispute to take place in Pireaus

Major rally over on-going naming dispute to take place in Pireaus

Christian J. Hadjipateras 24/01/2018 0
A major rally to protest the use of the word ‘Macedonia’ in any solution between FYROM and Greece is to take place in Pireaus on February 4th. Many ha...
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COSCO announces plans for major Pireaus project

COSCO announces plans for major Pireaus project

Christian J. Hadjipateras 23/01/2018 0
The Pireaus Port Authority (OLP), managed by the Chinese shipping company COSCO, has announced major plans for the overhaul of the port of Pireaus. Th...
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Things turning right, but…

Things turning right, but…

Antonis D. Papagiannidis 22/01/2018 0
Just as things started turning right for the perspectives of the Greek economy, new shallows point ahead.   Things turning right: the yields of Gree...
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NATO stress importance of solution in ongoing Greece-FYROM talks

NATO stress importance of solution in ongoing Greece-FYROM talks

Christian J. Hadjipateras 19/01/2018 0
The Secretary-General of NATO stressed the importance of a solution being found between Athens and Skopje over the decades-long name dispute between G...
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