Calamos Supports Greece

banking

Vicky Safra: Meet the Wealthiest Greek Woman in the World

Vicky Safra is now the wealthiest Greek woman in the world, following the death of her billionaire husband in December says Forbes.

Ukraine War Wipes $10 Billion Off Athens Stock Exchange

The Athens Stock Exchange has recorded losses of 13.43 percent while the market's capitalization has fallen by 9.345 billion euros ($10.1 billion) since the Russian invasion of Ukraine. The Large Cap index has fallen by 15.0 percent and the Mid...

Piraeus Bank Presents Healthy Outlook as it Cuts Exposure to Bad Loans

Piraeus Bank, one of Greece's four biggest lenders, reported a significant drop in its exposure of bad loans on Friday. “Our NPE (non-performing exposures) reduction plan is well on track with more than 90% of actions already executed. NPE reduction...

Greece’s Piraeus Bank Optimistic for the Future

One of Greece's largest banks, the Piraeus Bank, issued a statement on Wednesday regarding its performance so far in 2021.

Greek-American Banker Says “Smart Businesses Will Survive” Pandemic

Nancy Papaioannou spoke with Greek Reporter this week in a wide-ranging, exclusive interview on doing business in the post-pandemic world.

Piraeus Bank Raises $1.66 Billion Though Equity Offering

Piraeus Bank, one of Greece’s four big lenders, raised a total of 1.38 billion euros ($1.66 billion) through the capital increase process.

Prominent Greek Banker Ioannis Costopoulos Dies at 83

Greek banker Ioannis Costopoulos, the Honorary Chairman of the Board of Directors of Alpha Bank, passed away in Athens on Tuesday. He was 83.

PM Mitsotakis Says Greek Exports "Resilient" at Wednesday's Panhellenic Exporters Conference

Greek Prime Minster Kyriakos Mitsotakis was upbeat in his remarks to the Panhellenic Exporters Association on Wednesday, saying that the positive Greek export numbers for 2020 amounted to a "small feat." Addressing the businesspeople and financial figures who are taking...

Greece in Talks With London-Based Banks for Relocation to Athens

The Greek government revealed on Friday that it is in discussions with three London-based banks regarding their possible relocation to Athens following the official exit of the UK from the European Union in January. Speaking to Bloomberg TV, Alex Patelis,...

Piraeus Bank Funds Purchase of Buses in Athens, Thessaloniki

The Piraeus Bank Group announced on Tuesday that it will fund the purchase of buses for the regions of Attica and Thessaloniki. Alongside Piraeus Leasing, the bank said it will pay for the purchase of 200 buses to be used...