New Democracy leader Kyriakos Mitsotakis is attempting to ensure that his party will be prepared for the next elections amid concerns that Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras may call a snap vote with the aim of catching the conservatives off guard.
Greece’s industrial turnover continued its positive streak this year with an increase of 11.4 percent in May after April’s figure was slightly revised down to 6.5 percent, Hellenic Statistical Authority (ELSTAT) data published on Friday showed.
The IMF has reiterated its key recommendations for Athens and placed strong emphasis on labour policies and continuing reforms that will foster growth and facilitate investment.
The privatisation of Hellenic Petroleum (HELPE) inched forward as the tender process for a 50.1 percent stake in the oil refinery entered a new phase.
As Greece stands on the cusp of exiting the third, and final, of its painful bailouts, there is a discussion about the terms under which it is exiting and how they compare to the conditions that were on offer the last time the country was close to the MoU finishing line, about four years ago.
The package of expansionary measures that will be announced by Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras at the Thessaloniki International Fair (TIF) in early September is increasingly the main area of the government's focus.
Greece’s central government primary cash balance recorded a surplus of 6.49 billion euros in the first half of the year, Bank of Greece (BoG) figures showed on Wednesday.
Greece’s tax freedom day falls on July 18 this year according to data collected by the Dragoumis Center for Liberal Studies (KEFiM) think-tank.
The recent Council summit of the EU was termed a make-or-break moment by some of its participants. Numerous media representatives gathered in Brussels reported that the raison d’être of the EU was at risk. Most financial analysts predicted a stormy reaction in bond markets if a compromise could not be reached.