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Greece last in EU in vacant job positions
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Greece last in EU in vacant job positions

Panos - Mar 19, 2019

Greece came last in the EU in terms of available jobs for the last quarter of 2018, according to data…

New dynamics in the Eastern Mediterranean for East Med
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New dynamics in the Eastern Mediterranean for East Med

Panos - Mar 18, 2019

New data are being developed in the Eastern Mediterranean following Egypt’s decision to support the investment project of the East…

IMF report: Greece aims to pay off 60% of debt to Fund
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IMF report: Greece aims to pay off 60% of debt to Fund

Panos - Mar 15, 2019

The IMF's country report on Greece this week confirms that the Tsipras government intends to pay off as much as…

Regling dampens Athens’ hopes for easing of primary budget surplus target in place until 2023
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Regling dampens Athens’ hopes for easing of primary budget surplus target in place until 2023

Panos - Mar 15, 2019

European Stability Mechanism (ESM) Managing Director Klaus Regling told Greek media on Wednesday that Athens is committed to posting a…

Report: Most private sector wage-earners in Greece unhappy with current employment
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Report: Most private sector wage-earners in Greece unhappy with current employment

Panos - Mar 14, 2019

Most private sector wage-earners in Greece are not satisfied with their current employment, results of a study by the research…

Turkey falls into recession as lira crisis takes long-lasting toll
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Turkey falls into recession as lira crisis takes long-lasting toll

Panos - Mar 13, 2019

Turkey’s president Recep Tayyip Erdogan is confronting his first recession in a decade as he prepares for local elections that…

EU court shields ECB from disclosing key document in Greek crisis
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EU court shields ECB from disclosing key document in Greek crisis

Panos - Mar 13, 2019

The European Union’s court on Tuesday denied access to a European Central Bank (ECB) document which underpinned its decision to…

IMF: Greek economy need even a new memorandum
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IMF: Greek economy need even a new memorandum

Panos - Mar 13, 2019

The International Monetary Fund (IMF) sees multiple dangers that could derail the Greek economy, mainly due to judicial decisions regarding…

Eurogroup: No disbursement of the 1 billion Euros installment for Greece
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Eurogroup: No disbursement of the 1 billion Euros installment for Greece

Panos - Mar 12, 2019

The disbursement of the 1 billion Euro installment to Greece has been postponed by the Eurogroup. The lack of agreement…

Eurogroup: No disbursement of the 1 billion Euros installment for Greece
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Eurogroup: No disbursement of the 1 billion Euros installment for Greece

makis - Mar 11, 2019

The disbursement of the 1 billion Euro installment to Greece has been postponed by the Eurogroup. The lack of agreement…

Greek unemployment rate fell to 18 pct of the workforce in December 2018
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Greek unemployment rate fell to 18 pct of the workforce in December 2018

Panos - Mar 08, 2019

Greek unemployment rate fell to 18 pct of the workforce in December 2018, from 18.3 pct in November and 20.8…

Price-setting regime for pharmaceuticals in Greece latest ‘battleground’ for govt, opposition
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Price-setting regime for pharmaceuticals in Greece latest ‘battleground’ for govt, opposition

Panos - Mar 08, 2019

Pharmaceutical prices in Greece proved to be the latest "battleground" between the government and the opposition this week, with the…

Eurostat: A total of 34,305 people acquired Greek citizenship in 2017
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Eurostat: A total of 34,305 people acquired Greek citizenship in 2017

Panos - Mar 07, 2019

A total of 34,305 people acquired Greek citizenship in 2017, up 3 percent compared to 2016, according to Eurostat. Of…

Bank of Greece: 1,5% rise in 2018 in house prices for the first time since 2009
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Bank of Greece: 1,5% rise in 2018 in house prices for the first time since 2009

Panos - Mar 06, 2019

After a long period of decline that began in early 2009, the housing market first reported a positive sign in…

Four Greek citizens on Forbes’ annual list of billionaires
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Four Greek citizens on Forbes’ annual list of billionaires

Panos - Mar 06, 2019

Four Greek citizens were listed on the annual Forbes list of the world's billionaires, with a total of 2,153 people…

Moody’s announces positive rating hikes for Greek banks
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Moody’s announces positive rating hikes for Greek banks

Panos - Mar 06, 2019

Moody's upgraded Greek banks on Tuesday, days after providing a "vote of confidence" for the Greek economy. Specifically, Moody's upgraded…

The Greek ten-year bond issue was successfully crowned with an interest rate of 3,90%
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The Greek ten-year bond issue was successfully crowned with an interest rate of 3,90%

Panos - Mar 06, 2019

Greece’s new foray to international markets was successful, as the interest rate on the newly issued 10-year bond was “locked…

Russia suspends INF Treaty with US
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Russia suspends INF Treaty with US

Panos - Mar 05, 2019

President Vladimir Putin has signed a decree enacting Russia’s suspension of the INF Treaty, a move that was announced after…

Barroso: Markets expect ND victory in coming elex; reason for higher confidence
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Barroso: Markets expect ND victory in coming elex; reason for higher confidence

Panos - Mar 05, 2019

Former Commission president and current Goldman Sachs chairman Jose Barroso over the weekend echoed recent statements by top European leaders,…

Bank heads, BoG Gov. meet over new framework for protection of primary residences
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Bank heads, BoG Gov. meet over new framework for protection of primary residences

Panos - Mar 05, 2019

Α meeting on Monday between the CEOs of Greece's four systemic banks with Bank of Greece (BoG) Gov. Yannis Stournaras…