10-05-2018 | EYE ON GREECE | EU

10-05-2018 | EYE ON GREECE | EU


Thursday, May 10, 2018

Greek president refers to return of Parthenon Marbles during official reception for Charles and Camilla

Greek President Prokopis Pavlopoulos brought up the issue of the return of the Parthenon Marbles, in addressing a toast to a pair of very prominent royal guests on Wednesday evening, Prince Charles and the Camilla, the Duchess of Cornwall.


Zaev says he may meet Tsipras next week

The prime minister of the Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia (FYROM), Zoran Zaev, said on Wednesday that courageous decisions are needed in order to resolve the decades-old name dispute with Greece, adding that he is expecting to meet his Greek counterpart Alexis Tsipras next week on the sidelines of the upcoming EU-Western Balkan Summit in Sofia.


Vote on foster care provision exposes cracks in coalition

Same-sex couples will be allowed to foster children, according to a provision of a bill submitted by the Labor Ministry and passed during a plenary session in Parliament on Wednesday.


Excessive primary surplus deprived economy of 1.2 pct of GDP

A National Bank of Greece analysis issued on Wednesday revealed that the overrun recorded in the primary budget surplus in 2017 cost the economy dearly as it prevented it from making a much needed and originally much anticipated rebound.


EBRD maintains 2.2% GDP growth forecast for Greece in 2018; more optimistic than OECD, IMF

The European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) maintains its forecast for Greek GDP growth in 2018, saying the country’s economy will grow by 2.2 percent, increasing slightly in 2019 by 2.3 percent.


ATHEX: Move by Fosun gives stock market a boost

The boost provided by Chinese stakeholder Fosun to the stock of Folli Follie, buying 750,000 shares, gave the Athens Exchange an early push on Wednesday, but most of the gains evaporated during the course of the session, leaving the benchmark at the day’s low upon closing.







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EFIMERIDA TON SYNTAKTON: Yet one step forward with 161 votes

AVGI: Only 5,3% of New Democracy’s MPs are liberal and voted in favor of the bill for foster parents

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