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Lefteris Papadimas

End in sight for Greece's long quest to complete national land registry

15 Mar 2019

ATHENS Greece, the only European country without a proper register of land ownership, is confident it will finally have one in place by 2021 after spending hundreds of millions of euros on a project that began more than 20 years ago.

End in sight for Greece's long quest to complete national land registry

15 Mar 2019

ATHENS, March 15 Greece, the only European country without a proper register of land ownership, is confident it will finally have one in place by 2021 after spending hundreds of millions of euros on a project that began more than 20 years ago.

Greece gets investor thumbs-up with first 10-year bond sale since crisis

05 Mar 2019

ATHENS/LONDON Greece drew strong demand on Tuesday for its first 10-year bond issue since plunging into a debt crisis nine years ago, in a clear vote of confidence from markets in its economic revival days after securing a two-notch ratings upgrade.

UPDATE 2-Encouraged by upgrade, Greece plans 10-year bond issue

04 Mar 2019

ATHENS, March 4 Greece plans to issue a 10-year bond this week after Moody's raised its rating by two notches, sending yields on existing debt to a 12-year low.

Greece gets drastic on sour loans with securitisation schemes

20 Feb 2019

ATHENS Greek authorities want banks to clean up their loan books faster, and they have put together new schemes to help lenders offload bad debt by wrapping it into asset-backed securities.

After years of stalling, Greece oks Macedonia in NATO

08 Feb 2019

ATHENS After holding up its admission for years, Greece became the first nation on Friday to ratify Macedonia's membership of NATO after the two states resolved a decades-old name dispute last month.

UPDATE 2-Greece raises 2.5 bln euros from 5-yr bond, attracts strong demand

29 Jan 2019

* Yield at 3.6 pct, coupon below 3.5 pct (Adds size, yield, finmin quote)

UPDATE 1-Greek banks NBG, Alpha turn profitable in third quarter

29 Nov 2018

* Alpha reports profit of 41.1 mln on lower provisions, trading gain (Adds details, CEO comments)

EU Commission clears Greek budget, but sees need for speedy reform

21 Nov 2018

ATHENS The European Union's executive gave the thumbs-up to Greece's first post-bailout budget on Wednesday, but said the country had to speed up reforms to qualify for any future disbursements under debt relief measures.

UPDATE 1-Greece's slow reforms may delay return of bond profits - sources

20 Nov 2018

Athens, Nov 20 Greece is at risk of missing a first tranche of ECB profit returns on Greek bond holdings due to delays in the pace of privatisations despite over-performance on its fiscal targets, sources told Reuters on Tuesday.

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