Officials are not happy with the work Greece has turned in re: its plan.
ATHENS -- A German television presenter recently broadcast an edited video of me, before I was Greece's finance minister, giving his country the middle-finger salute. The fallout has shown the potential impact of an alleged gesture, especially in troubled times. Show More Summary
Bloomberg: Greek Plans to Unlock Aid Need Lots of Work, EU Aides Say. Greece’s proposed plans to bolster its finances in exchange for unlocking bailout funds still need lots of work, three European officials said. The 15-page draft,Show More Summary
Key market up as much as 1.8% amid renewed focus on Greece, US rates outlook.
``"The biggest fear now is that Greece exits by mistake," said Padhraic Garvey, global head of rates strategy at ING Groep NV in London. "The only feasible solution in the absolute extreme would be to turn all the official debt into a perpetual bond so it never gets repaid." -- See also Investors Fear Greece Will Impose Capital Controls.
After coming to power with a platform promising to end austerity policies, the Syriza government in Greece has tamely settled down to executing them. Led by Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras, it has agreed to continue austerity policies that have already proven to be highly oppressive. On the issue of minimum wages, it climbed down [...]
(Crude humor) This Aussie keeps pestering his co-workers with puns, though to be fair some of them are funny. His worst offenses are shooting videos vertically and thinking that falafel came from Greece. Yep, we’re real fun at parti...
Greek government is planning sweeping reforms in administration, taxation and electoral systems and will root out corruption and illegal trade.
"It was 1943 and the Nazis were deporting Greece's Jews to death camps in Poland. Hitler's genocidal accountants forced the Jews to pay their train fare. The bill for 58,585 Jews sent to Auschwitz and other camps exceeded 2 million Reichsmark — over $27 million in today's money. For...
I bought by tickets to Greece for next summer and I need to buy my tickets from Athens to Cyprus this week. After a year away from my work on Cyprus to focus on the Western Argolid Regional Project in Greece, I’m going to return to Polis-Chrysochous for a three-week study season starting May 5.… Read More ?
ATHENS (Reuters) - Greece has not given up on its aim to renegotiate its debt to render it manageable, the country's deputy finance minister said on Monday as talks between Athens and its lenders on reforms to unlock aid continue.
Greek Finance Minister Yanis Varoufakis has admitted his country’s relations with Germany over its latest bailout have declined into a state of "open hostility."
Via Dave Lutz at JonesTrading, here's a quick guide to what traders are talking about this morning before the market open. Good Morning! US Futures are starting off strong, with the S&P marked 40bp higher. Nasdaq is jumping over 60bp...Show More Summary
Good morning! It is jobs week in the US, and ahead of Monday's open here is what you need to know. Greece 's reform list has still not been submitted. Contrary to reports out on Friday, a list of Greek reforms has not yet been completed. Show More Summary
A terrible incident has occurred in Hungarian capital of Budapest on Monday involved a group of Greek international footballers. Hungary and Greece played out a 0-0 draw on Sunday night in Euro 2016 qualification. Greek players Vangelis Moras (Hellas Verona), Panagiotis Tachtsidis (Hellas Verona) and Giannis Fetfatzidis (Chievo) were all in a taxi as they were heading for […]
Spitogatos.gr, the leading real estate website in Greece, took another step forward in its mission of making Greek property search and real estate transactions more transparent and efficient by acquiring Tospitimou.gr, a leading, Greek only, real estate vertical.
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The Greek government's ongoing crisis isn't looking much better at the start of the week. The government and representatives from the European Commission, European Central Bank and International Monetary Fund were locked in negotiations over the weekend, with little progress reported. Show More Summary
Greece and euro zone appear to be still miles apart.
VIENNA (Reuters) - Billionaire financier George Soros is ready to invest $1 billion in Ukraine, if Western countries help private investment there. He also put the odds of Greece leaving the euro at a third, in an interview with Austrian newspaper Der Standard.