Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras indicated on Friday that he is not considering the possibility of calling snap elections later this year despite persistent speculation about the subject.
Titan Group’s financial results for the first quarter (Q1) of 2018 showed a decline of 10.9 percent compared to the same period last year.
Motor Oil Hellas’ financial statement has shown that the group’s revenues increased by 11.1 percent to 2.04 billion euros in the first quarter (Q1) of the year, but net profits declined.
The safeguarding of financial stability is one of the pillars of Greece’s third programme and the Supplemental Memorandum of Understanding (sMoU) has a section dedicated to the banking sector, with the focus on the secondary market for Non-Performing Loans (NPLs), debt restructuring and insolvency procedures and the overall governance of Hellenic Financial Stability Fund (HFSF) and the banks.
Thursday’s Eurogroup in Brussels failed to deliver a breakthrough on the debt relief talks between Greece’s lenders, although the institutions insist that they are still aiming to deliver a comprehensive agreement by June 21.
The debate on the government’s growth strategy in Parliament on Wednesday prompted some fierce exchanges between Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras and his opponents in what many see as the drawing of battle lines ahead of the next elections.
Budget primary surplus confirmed at 2.29 bln in April on improved tax collections, lower PIB spending
The budget primary balance was confirmed at a surplus of 2.29 billion euros in the first four months of 2018 compared to a surplus of 1.73 billion for the same period last year, the Finance Ministry (MoF) final budget execution bulletin for April 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.
Much moral anguish has been expressed in Greece by politicians and commentators regarding the physical assault that Thessaloniki Mayor Yiannis Boutaris suffered in the northern city on Saturday, leading to his brief hospitalisation.