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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...

Piraeus Bank at the Forefront of UN's Responsible Banking Initiative

One year since Piraeus Bank joined a coalition of hundreds of banks worldwide for sustainable development, CEO Christos Megalou highlighted on Tuesday the Bank's contribution during a virtual panel organized by United Nations Environment Programme Finance Initiative (UNEP FI). Piraeus...

Capital Link Webinar Highlights Greece's Growing Corporate Bond Market

Capital Link is organizing a roundtable webinar on Greece's domestic corporate bond market on Tuesday with the participation of prominent Greek entrepreneurs and market specialists. The webinar, titled “The Greek Domestic Corporate Bond Market Grows Strong”, is part of a...

Greece's National Bank Reports 457-Million Euro Profit in First Half of 2020

Greece's National Bank recently reported impressive profits despite the worldwide economic downturn caused by the coronavirus pandemic this year. The National Bank Group announced that its after-tax profits totaled 457 million euros in the first half of 2020, up from...

Greek Economy to Receive Enormous Boost From EU Recovery Plan

  The Greek economy will receive a major boost over the coming years from the historic European Union decision to create a recovery fund, titled the "Next Generation EU" plan, agreed upon earlier this month, according to Bank of Greece...

Greece Records 6-Billion Euro Primary Deficit for First Half of 2020

  The Greek state budget recorded a primary deficit of 6.101 billion euros in the first half of 2020, from a budget target for a primary surplus of 313 million euros and after a primary surplus of 381 million in...

Croatia and Bulgaria Enter Process to Convert to Euro

The Balkan states of Croatia and Bulgaria have entered the European Central Bank's program for nations which would like to adopt the euro as their official currency, according to a recent statement from the Bank. The two nations have joined...