ATHENS/LONDON, Feb 12 Strong investor demand and
a rally in Greek government bonds enabled Piraeus Bank to
significantly reduce its borrowing cost with a new Tier 2 bond
on Wednesday, according to two sources involved in the deal.
ATHENS Greece plans to accelerate the creation of detention centres on its outlying islands in the Aegean Sea after a backlash against overcrowded camps by some migrants and nearby residents.
ATHENS, Dec 18 Greece is considering repaying
more IMF loans ahead of time next year to offload expensive debt
and wants to convince its official lenders to lower its
post-bailout fiscal targets, Finance Minister Christos
Staikouras said on Wednesday.
ATHENS Greek police fired teargas on Monday at students protesting against the shutdown of a prominent Athens university that authorities raided at the weekend to confiscate materials they said were typically used in violent demonstrations.
ATHENS A European human rights watchdog on Thursday slammed living conditions as "horrible" for thousands of asylum seekers in overcrowded Greek camps, including waits spanning several hours for food and toilets and a lack of access to medicine.
NAOUSSA, Greece A tariff war between the European Union and the United States is threatening to buckle one of Greece's most buoyant export sectors, which survived a decade of economic crises but possibly not President Donald Trump. | Video
ATHENS/LONDON, Oct 8 Greece drew strong demand
the reopening of its 10-year bond on Tuesday, marking what
Finance Minister Christos Staikouras called another step in the
return of its economy to "full normalcy".
ATHENS Greece hopes higher investment and tax cuts will help power economic growth next year as the country recovers from a decade-long debt crisis.
ATHENS The European Central Bank's President Mario Draghi called on Tuesday for euro-area-wide fiscal stimulus aimed at boosting investment, saying the latest steps in this direction are insufficient.
ATHENS Greece needs to agree with its euro zone lenders on a lower fiscal target path to achieve a sustainable economic and social recovery, the International Monetary Fund said on Friday after a mission visit to Athens.