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Angeliki Koutantou

UPDATE 2-Greece's Hellenic Petroleum sell-off stalls as no bids made

03 Apr 2019

* Privatisation agency's board to discuss next steps (Adds privatisation agency source, background)

Greek jewellery maker Folli aiming for creditors deal 'within days' -source

22 Feb 2019

ATHENS, Feb 22 Greek jewellery maker Folli Follie is in talks with three bondholders hoping to firm up a restructuring plan "within days", a senior company source told Reuters on Friday.

UPDATE 3-Greece's Public Power seeks higher price from two bidders for coal plants

06 Feb 2019

* One bid from Greece's GEK Terna, Czech Seven Energy, sources say

Greece's Tsipras calls confidence vote after ally quits coalition

13 Jan 2019

ATHENS Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras on Sunday said he would call a confidence vote in his government after his coalition ally quit, leaving him bereft of a parliamentary majority and raising the possibility of snap elections. | Video

Greece gives investors another week for coal plant bids

07 Jan 2019

ATHENS, Jan 7 Greece has given investors another week to Jan. 15 to submit binding bids for three coal-fired power plants and a licence to build another one, a senior energy ministry official told Reuters on Monday.

Greek jeweller Folli unveils restructuring plan, CEO steps down

18 Dec 2018

ATHENS Greek jewellery maker Folli Follie will seek creditor approval for a planned overhaul of the business, it said on Tuesday after announcing the resignation of the troubled company's CEO.

Greece gets informal EU approval to push back sale of coal-fired plants: source

10 Dec 2018

ATHENS The European Commission has informally allowed Greece's Public Power Corp. (PPC) to extend the deadline for binding bids for three coal-fired plants by three weeks, an energy ministry source said on Monday.

Greece gets informal EU approval to push back sale of coal-fired plants -source

10 Dec 2018

* Athens wants coal-fired plants divestment wrapped up by Jan. 15

UPDATE 2-Hellenic Petroleum Q3 core profit up as sales offset lower refining margins

08 Nov 2018

ATHENS, Nov 8 Hellenic Petroleum, Greece's biggest oil refiner, reported a 15 percent rise in third-quarter core profit on Thursday with stronger sales volumes more than offsetting lower refining margins.

Seeking a bargain, and taste of the good life, Chinese buy Greek homes

29 Oct 2018

ATHENS Three times a week, hundreds of Chinese investors arrive at Athens airport to be greeted by Greek real estate agents who drive them straight into the city to view apartments for sale. | Video

World News

EU leaders haggle over climate, top jobs

The European Union's 28 national leaders meet in Brussels on Thursday to haggle over how ambitious their climate goals should be and who should navigate the bloc in coming years.