04-04-2018 | EYE ON GREECE | EU

04-04-2018 | EYE ON GREECE | EU

Due to the Easter Holiday the next delivery of Eye on Reputation will take place on 11 April

Wednesday, April 04, 2018

Handelsblatt: ESM, Paris submit Greek debt relief plan linked with 5-year growth rate

The European Stability Mechanism (ESM) and France have reportedly submitted a plan to link debt relief for still-bailout dependent Greece with the country’s growth until 2050, Handelsblatt reported on Tuesday, citing a document dated Feb. 27, 2018.


Greek PM tells cabinet to finish bailout ‘marathon’

Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras urged his ministers on Tuesday to intensify reform efforts as the country heads towards the anticipated conclusion of a three-year bailout program in August.


US Ambassador Pyatt: Greece at nexus of volatile region

Greece’s ability to build alliances from a particularly challenging strategic geographical position and its commitment to NATO were the focus of comments by United States Ambassador to Greece Geoffrey Pyatt at the Hellenic National Defense College in Athens on Monday.


180 million euros EU emergency funding to Greece for refugees

During the meeting with Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras, in Athens on Monday, European Commissioner for Humanitarian Aid and Crisis Management Christos Stylianides announced that Greece will receive new funding amounting to 180 million euros.


Prosecutor in Novartis probe orders opening of bank accounts

A corruption prosecutor investigating the Novartis bribery case ordered on Tuesday the opening of ten bank accounts and disclosure of other assets belonging to the prominent politicians named in the case file.


IOBE: Econ sentiment in Greece drops in March 2018 after several months of successive hikes

The Foundation for Economic & Industrial Research’s (IOBE) economic sentiment index for March receded to 99.8, after several months of successive increases. The index during the previous month reached 104.3 points.


Revenues hit as taxpayers are strapped

Taxpayers’ exhaustion from overtaxation is reflected in the significant decline in revenues from income tax, which missed their target by 686 million euros last year. The hole created in the budget was plugged by confiscations and debt settlements that fetched revenues which overshot their target by 639 million euros.


ATHEX: Stock losses contained by end of session

After the four-day weekend the Greek bourse reopened on Tuesday in pretty much the same fashion as it ended last week, with early losses contained in the closing auctions – propped up largely by bank stocks – while turnover dropped to holiday season levels at what was the start of a three-day trading week.







KATHIMERINI: Neo-Ottoman reception for Putin by Turkey

ETHNOS: Stop to the confiscations by the tax-office

TA NEA: Government shows signs of disintegration

EFIMERIDA TON SYNTAKTON: Novartis scandal: In search of… the colour of money

AVGI: Clear plan for the next day

RIZOSPASTIS:  Anti-popular attacks and involvement in dangerous plans escalate

KONTRA NEWS: The bank accounts of all politicians involved in the Novartis scandal are going to open

DIMOKRATIA: Novartis: The bank accounts of 10 politicians are going to open

NAFTEMPORIKI: French menu for the debt