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Greek Bank Shares Crash Due to Political Instability

Bank shares crashed at the Athens stock exchange on Monday, losing 20 percent of their value within hours, due to continuous political instability. Greece is in the midst of violent protests over the building of migrant registration and hospitality centers,...

Pessimism at Athens Stock Exchange As Troika Reviews Greek Bailout Program

The Athens stock market experienced losses following the first meeting between Greek government officials and the country’s creditors, especially since there were no news on the negotiation front. After a day of light trading, the Athens stock exchange general index...

Athens Stock Exchange Takes 5% Plunge

The Athens Stock Exchange took a 5 percent plunge on Wednesday closing at 531 points, generating turmoil among foreign investors. The dip in bank shares was substantial, reaching almost 14 percent for Eurobank and Piraeus Bank. At 4:20 pm the general...

NBG Governor: '2016 Marks the Beginning of a New Course for NBG

National Bank of Greece Governor Louka Katseli noted: "2016 marks the beginning of a new course for National Bank, which next year celebrates its 175-year anniversary," on Monday, ahead of the listing of new shares in the stock market. Katselli...

Equity Investment Forum Taking Place in Athens

Representatives of the industry told a two-day Equity Investment Forum which began on Monday in Athens.Venture capital has significantly contributed to supporting and developing Greek enterprises since the start of the specific market in Greece,  The forum is organized...

Capital Controls On Athens Stock Exchange to be Lifted

After four months of operating under restrictions, the Athens Stock Exchange will soon be functioning without limitations for Greek investors. Charalampos Gkotsis, the president of the Hellenic Capital Market Commission (HCMC), announced on Monday that Greek Finance Minister Euclid Tsakalotos has signed...

Record Number of Greek Startups to Take Part in Equity Investment Forum

More than 300 business plans from Greek startups, developing small and medium-sized companies from a very wide spectrum of business activity have been submitted at the Equity Investment Forum, which will be held on Dec. 7-8 in Athens, the...

Athens' Stock Exchange Temporarily Suspends Trading for 3 Greek Banks

Athens’ Stock Exchange announced on Wednesday it will temporarily suspend trading of the stocks of three systemic banks – Alpha Bank, Eurobank and Piraeus Bank – from November 27, in order to complete the shares' reverse split. According to the...

ASE President: There is Still Opportunity in Greek Stock Market

"There are always investment opportunities even in difficult times," the president of the Athens Stock Exchange (ASE) Socrates Lazaridis said in a statement to Bloomberg within the framework of the investment roadshow held in London. The President of ASE...

Greek Stocks Plummet Over 10% on Monday

Greek stocks nosedived 10.54% on Monday, with investors spooked by the losses in global markets, the slowdown in China and growing uncertainty over Greece's snap elections. The composite index sunk below 600 points to its lowest level since June...