A Christmas survey by Deloitte Greece has found that Greek consumers appear to be the most pessimistic in Europe.
A survey by the European Central Bank (ECB) looking into the purchasing habits of Europeans has found that cash is still the preferred method of payment for most Greeks despite efforts to encourage card and electronic payments.
Record numbers of households and small businesses in Greek cities are switching from oil to natural gas for heating this winter.
Trust in the Greek banking system has been badly damaged by events of recent years according to a survey by Alvarez & Marsal on behalf of the Bank of Greece.
Electronic payment options have become mandatory for a wider range of businesses and professions as a move to combat tax evasion and boost VAT revenues.