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Stock Market Slide Continues in Athens

Indicative of the state of the economy and of investor sentiment, the Greek stock market picked up today where it left off yesterday – that is, experiencing new historic lows as the General Index fell at some point below...

Greek Government Bond Yields At Sky High Again As Political Instability Grows

Following in the footsteps of the virtual collapse of the Greek stock market and the overall political climate prevailing in the country, Greek government bond yields have shot through the roof, with 10-year bond yields moving up by 2.1%...

Historical Dip On Greek Stock Market

Mass protests, political uncertainty, and delays in the review of the new bailout program sent the country’s stock market tumbling below 465 points today. Waves of liquidation led to General Index losses of 7.17%, with the banking index recording losses...

Foreign Investors Raise Participation in Greek Stock Market's Capitalization

Foreign investors raised their participation in the capitalization of the Greek stock market in December to 60.3 pct (including the participation of Hellenic Financial Stability Fund) and to 64.2 pct (excluding the participation of HRDAF), from 59.2 pct in...

Greek Stocks Drop 4% Hours Before Eurogroup Meeting

The Greek Stock Market dropped by more than 4% on Monday morning, in light of the upcoming Eurogroup meeting, as well as in the wake of what was revealed over the weekend. Specifically, at 10:42am, twelve minutes after the Greek...

Greek Stock Market in Free Fall After Punitive ECB Announcement

The Athens Stock Exchange opened in free fall today, with -10% losses, following an announcement by the European Central Bank saying it lifted its waiver on credit requirements for assets posted as collateral by Greek financial institutions. At 10.41am...

Greek Stock Market Soared Today

The markets took a breather today, following the Greek government’s decision to abandon its request for a “haircut.” It also opened the way for meetings between Greek Finance Minister Yanis Varoufakis and ECB President Mario Draghi as well as with German...

Greek Market Ends Up

After a massive sell-off in bank shares, particularly National Bank and Eurobank (-30%) which dragged the Greek stock market significantly lower in the aftermath of Sunday΄s decision to postpone a merger plan between the two banks, the General Index...

National Bank of Greece, Eurobank Said to Be in Talks to Merge

Greek stock market authorities have temporarily suspended trading in the country's two biggest banks following press reports that they are in merger talks. Shortly before the decision, shares in top lender National Bank of Greece and its main domestic rival...