04-06-2018 | EYE ON GREECE | EU

04-06-2018 | EYE ON GREECE | EU

 

Monday, June 04, 2018

Greek debt deal will be credible to markets, says Eurogroup chief

Euro zone lenders will put together a debt relief deal for Greece that will be credible to markets and involve a rescheduling of loans from the second Greek bailout, said Mario Centeno, chairman of the euro zone finance ministers group.

http://www.ekathimerini.com/229239/article/ekathimerini/business/greek-debt-deal-will-be-credible-to-markets-says-eurogroup-chief

Latest opinion poll again gives ND a double-digit percentage point lead over SYRIZA

A latest opinion poll this week has main opposition New Democracy (ND) ahead of ruling SYRIZA by 10.3 percentage points, 29.7 percent to 19.4 percent.

https://www.naftemporiki.gr/story/1356075/latest-opinion-poll-again-gives-nd-a-double-digit-percentage-point-lead-over-syriza

Outlook unclear on name deal with Skopje

The prospects for a breakthrough in talks between Greece and the Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia on the latter’s name are unclear as although FYROM’s Prime Minister Zoran Zaev expressed optimism over the weekend, technical-level discussions between the two sides have been ridden with obstacles.

http://www.ekathimerini.com/229236/article/ekathimerini/news/outlook-unclear-on-name-deal-with-skopje

Frontex director ready to offer Greece more help

As Greece continues to struggle with overcrowded migrant reception centers on the Aegean islands and greater pressure at the land border with Turkey, Fabrice Leggeri, the executive director of the European Union’s border agency Frontex, has pledged more support if necessary.

http://www.ekathimerini.com/229229/article/ekathimerini/news/frontex-director-ready-to-offer-greece-more-help

Corbyn expresses support for return of Parthenon Marbles to Greece

UK Labour Party leader Jeremy Corbyn, in an interview to a Greek newspaper, promised to return the Parthenon Marbles to Greece if he’s elected as Britain’s next prime minister.

https://www.naftemporiki.gr/story/1356280/corbyn-expresses-support-for-return-of-parthenon-marbles-to-greece

Tourism prospers in spite of overtaxation

Despite the excessive taxation, tourism last year directly accounted for the creation of 10.3 percent of the country’s gross domestic product, while the sum of its direct and indirect contribution is estimated at between 22.6 and 27.3 percent of GDP, according to the head of the Greek Tourism Confederation (SETE), Yiannis Retsos.

http://www.ekathimerini.com/229175/article/ekathimerini/business/tourism-prospers-in-spite-of-overtaxation

ATHEX: Week ends with session of solid gains

The appointment of new prime ministers in Rome and Madrid appeared to generate relief – if not euphoria – in Mediterranean money markets, leading to major gains for the majority of stocks in Athens on Friday. The banks index outperformed with a one-day jump of 6.50 percent.

http://www.ekathimerini.com/229203/article/ekathimerini/business/athex-week-ends-with-session-of-solid-gains

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SUNDAY PAPERS

KATHIMERINI: Thriller ‘by installments’ regarding the dispute with Skopje

TO VIMA: Shocking pensions under the law of former Labor Minister Katroungalos

REAL NEWS: Rome and Madrid terrify Athens

PROTO THEMA: Folli Follie’s scam

AVGI: ‘Macedonian’ issue: Intention for solution against professional nationalists

 

MONDAY PAPERS:

ETHNOS: The IMF is leaving the Greek program but also… staying

TA NEA: The tax-office will hit us 12 times a year

EFIMERIDA TON SYNTAKTON: Prorata Poll: New Democracy hits the ceiling while SYRIZA reduces the distance

KONTRA NEWS: Folli Follie presented fake deposits worth 447 million Euros

DIMOKRATIA: Killers in hoods

NAFTEMPORIKI: Merkel: ‘Yes’ to solidarity, ‘no’ to a ‘Union of Debt’