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- Protests Over Greek Home Repossessions Prompt Safety Fears
A wave of protests against home repossessions has swept Greece in recent weeks, prompting fears for the safety of workers carrying out the forced transfers and threatening plans to clean up the country’s banking system, The Wall Street Journal report ...
Daily Headline - global.abi.org - 10/20/2016 - 21:01 - 0 comments
- Greece's Lenders To Launch New Review As Athens Digs In On Debt Relief
Greece and its creditors start a fresh round of talks this week on reforming its labour market, a tricky task for a leftist government sliding in opinion polls but needed if the recession-hit state can ever win debt relief, Reuters reported. Prime Minist ...
Daily Headline - global.abi.org - 10/16/2016 - 22:17 - 0 comments
- Greece: Hellenic Home Truths
The consensus from countless currency trades is that the harder the Brexit, the poorer the British and the weaker their currency. At least this is easier than having to drive down wages. Greece, another country revealed blow by punishing blow to be poore ...
Daily Headline - global.abi.org - 10/12/2016 - 21:06 - 0 comments
- The IMF Should Stay In The Greek Rescue Squad
Good news coming out of the dismal mess of the Greek economy and its international bailout has been a rare commodity over the past six years, the Financial Times reported in a commentary. So it is tempting to celebrate the decision of the eurogroup o ...
Daily Headline - global.abi.org - 10/11/2016 - 22:14 - 0 comments
- Greece Clears Hurdle Toward Another Round of Bailout Aid
Greece has completed a set of key economic overhauls, eurozone finance ministers agreed Monday, marking the end of the first review of its fiscal bailout and clearing the way for disbursement of new loans to Athens, The Wall Street Journal reported. ...
Daily Headline - global.abi.org - 10/10/2016 - 21:19 - 0 comments
- What’s Derailing Greece’s Plan to Sell State Assets? Its Own Government
The Greek government is at war with itself, and that is threatening to derail a key plank of Greece’s bailout, which consists of selling state assets to pay down debt and bring in foreign investment. Leaders in the ruling left-wing Syriza party are touri ...
Daily Headline - global.abi.org - 10/03/2016 - 00:36 - 0 comments
- Greek Lawmakers Pass Bill Aimed at Unlocking Aid Tranche
Greek lawmakers yesterday approved a bill aimed at unlocking €2.8 billion ($3.15 billion) in aid for the country that includes deeply unpopular plans to transfer state-controlled water companies to a privatization fund, the Wall Street Journal report ...
Daily Headline - abi_admin - 09/28/2016 - 13:41 - 0 comments
- Greece’s Tsipras to Seek Lower Budget-Surplus Targets
Greece’s Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras pledged to seek lower primary budget-surplus targets after the country’s current bailout program expires in 2018, which he said will lead to lower tax burdens for the Greeks, The Wall Street Journal reported. “O ...
Daily Headline - global.abi.org - 09/11/2016 - 20:36 - 0 comments
- Greece Won’t Reach Budget Targets After 2018, Tsipras Says
Greece’s Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras said the country won't be able to reach its primary surplus budget target after its current bailout program expires in 2018 and called on the creditors to renegotiate for lower goals, The Wall Street Journal ...
Daily Headline - global.abi.org - 07/07/2016 - 23:02 - 0 comments
- Greek Bank Clean-Up Trio Resign
The three top executives at Greece’s bank rescue fund resigned on Wednesday as the country’s Syriza-led government buckled under pressure from the international creditors eager to accelerate a clean-up of the financial sector, the Financial Times rep ...
Daily Headline - global.abi.org - 07/06/2016 - 22:40 - 0 comments