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Greek stocks eased lower in moderate trade on the ASE on Wednesday

Greek stocks eased lower in moderate trade on the Athens Stock Exchange on Wednesday. The general index fell 0.37 pct to end at 838.69 points, off the day’s lows of 835.03 points. The Large Cap index ended 0.55 pct lower and the Mid Cap index rose 1.68 pct. Turnover was 50.043 million euros in volume of 37,653,552 shares.ELPE (3.09 pct), Viohalco...
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Committee on energy sets objectives of national energy stategy in first meeting

Increasing the contribution of renewable sources of energy in energy production, saving energy and tackling energy poverty are the three pillars of the government’s strategy, presented by Environment and Energy Minister George Stathakis, during the inaugural meeting of the National Committee on Energy and Climate on Wednesday.“The main pillar of o...
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Greek stocks end down in the ASE on Tuesday

Greek stocks showed a mild downward trend in the Athens Stock Exchange on Tuesday, with turnover fluctuating at moderate levels. The general index fell 0.50 pct to end at 841.83 points, off the day’s highs of 848.49 points. The Large Cap index ended 0.53 pct lower and the Mid Cap index fell 0.56 pct. Turnover was 55.933 million euros in volume of 3...
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OAED: Registered unemployment up 2.66 pct in January from previous month

There was a 2.66 pct rise in the number of registered unemployed in January compared to December 2017, according to figures given by the Manpower Employment Organisation OAED on Tuesday.This represents an additional 23,422 people actively seeking work in January, with the total rising to 903,303 from 879,881 the previous month.Of these, 55.23 pct...
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BoG: Greece’s current account shows 1.5 bln euro deficit in 2017

The current account showed a deficit of 1.5 billion euros in 2017, down by 418 million euros year-on-year, the Bank of Greece said on Tuesday. This development reflects improvements mainly in the services balance and, to a lesser extent, the primary and the secondary income accounts, which more than offset an increase in the deficit of the balance...
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‘Excellent news’ on Greece at Monday’s Eurogroup, Mario Centeno says

There was “excellent news” on Greece, whose government had made a “tremendous effort” to implement all the prior actions needed to complete the third review and shown “strong ownership” of the reforms, Eurogroup President Mario Centeno said after the Eurozone finance ministers’ meeting on Monday.“The institutions reported that Greece has acted on a...
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Moscovici: Two prior actions outstanding for disbursement of 5.7 billion euros

The site of the former Greek airport at Elliniko and the full implementation of e-auctions are the two prior actions that remain to be completed before the disbursement of 5.7 billion euros in loans to Greece, European Commissioner for Economic and Financial Affairs Pierre Moscovici said after the end of the Eurogroup in Brussels on Monday.“Very s...
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Le Maire: We are not far from a final settlement on Greek debt

Arriving for the Eurogroup meeting in Brussels on Monday, French Economy and Finance Minister Bruno Le Maire reported “good news” on Greece, with indications that the Eurozone was “not far from a final settlement on Greek debt.”Monday’s discussion will focus on the disbursement of the next tranche of loans to Greece and the finance ministers will l...
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