As the dust settles from an intense week for Greek political parties due to the Macedonia name deal, the fallout and whether this will reshape the landscape ahead of the next elections remains to be seen.
Expectations for the debt relief package that may be agreed at next week’s Eurogroup are being kept low and the interventions that are due to be announced look set to fall below the bar set by the Greek government.
Turnover indices for the services sector recorded a slight deterioration in the first quarter (Q1) of 2018, Hellenic Statistical Authority (ELSTAT) figures showed on Friday.
The SYRIZA-Independent Greeks (ANEL) coalition suffered a slight blow on Saturday, when it survived a no-confidence vote in Parliament but lost one MP in the process.
The budget primary balance came to a surplus of 1.54 billion euros in the first five months of 2018, the Finance Ministry (MoF) preliminary budget execution bulletin for May showed on Thursday.
A study by the Center for the Development of Educational Policy (KANEP-GSEE) of the GSEE has shown that even though education in Greece is free, families spend around 3 billion euros annually on education-related expenses.
One of the most bizarre disputes in the history of international relations may be coming to an end. Greece and the Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia have reached an agreement on the name dispute. This opens the door for the membership of the latter to the EU and NATO.