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  • *Six U.K. P&I clubs account for half market share. *Two P&I clubs already regulated in Luxembourg. LONDON, Feb 24- U.K.- regulated ship insurers are preparing plans to open new outposts in European Union jurisdictions such as Luxembourg and Cyprus, fearing that Brexit will hinder access to the EU's financial market, industry sources involved say.

  • *Six U.K. P&I clubs account for half market share. *Two P&I clubs already regulated in Luxembourg. LONDON, Feb 24- U.K.- regulated ship insurers are preparing plans to open new outposts in European Union jurisdictions such as Luxembourg and Cyprus, fearing that Brexit will hinder access to the EU's financial market, industry sources involved say.

  • ATHENS, Feb 24- Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras defended a deal reached between Athens and its foreign creditors for further reforms in return for bailout aid, saying it was an' honourable compromise'. Tsipras said he believed relations between the country and the European Union and International Monetary Fund had turned a page after seven years in...

  • ATHENS, Greece— Greece's era of austerity is over, Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras claimed Friday, as he painted a positive picture of the reforms his government has agreed to take after the bailout program ends in 2018.. Speaking in parliament, Tsipras described the deal reached Monday as an "exceptional success" and said it showed the country's creditors...

  • ATHENS, Greece _ Safe Bulkers Inc. on Thursday reported a loss of $4.6 million in its fourth quarter. The average estimate of four analysts surveyed by Zacks Investment Research was for a loss of 8 cents per share. This story was generated by Automated Insights using data from Zacks Investment Research.

  • ATHENS, Greece _ StealthGas Inc. on Thursday reported a loss of $4.4 million in its fourth quarter. The Athens, Greece- based company said it had a loss of 11 cents per share. For the year, the company reported a loss of $7.8 million, or 20 cents per share, swinging to a loss in the period.

  • Valdis Dombrovskis

    Greece’s latest debt crisis could hopefully be resolved as soon as next month, the vice-president of the European Commission told CNBC.

  • Confident we can solve Greece current situation, resolve by next Eurogroup

    Valdis Dombrovskis, vice president of the European Commission, discusses Brexit negotiations, the Greek debt crisis and the upcoming French election.

  • ATHENS, Greece _ Star Bulk Carriers Corp. on Wednesday reported a loss of $32.7 million in its fourth quarter. The average estimate of five analysts surveyed by Zacks Investment Research was for a loss of 21 cents per share. Star Bulk Carriers shares have increased 88 percent since the beginning of the year.

  • BERLIN— International Monetary Fund head Christine Lagarde said after talks with Chancellor Angela Merkel in Berlin that she sees no need for a "haircut" of Greek debt but that Athens needs to make "significant progress" on reforms. Athens agreed Monday to implement further reforms beginning in 2019, after the country's current third bailout has ended.

  • Fmr Greek Fin Min: Greeks need a break

    Former Greek Finance Minister George Papaconstantinou explains why the Greek economy needs “some breathing room”, with comment on pensions.

  • Fmr Fin Min: Will be need for follow up on Greek agreement

    Former Greek Finance Minister George Papaconstantinou takes a look at the economic state of Greece and whether the country is facing a new “Greek crisis”.

  • Europe shoul dhave agreed elections on the same dates - Greece has been taken the wrong measures for 7 years

    Harris Ikonomopoulos, joint president of the British Hellenic Chamber of Commerce, discusses the latest on the Greek debt crisis.

  • LONDON, Feb 21- Rebounding euro zone growth data gave investors another reason to sell French bonds on Tuesday as the prospect of the European Central Bank winding down its monetary stimulus combined with nervousness ahead of the French presidential elections. "It seems that, more and more, investors just want to get out of French bonds and are trying to take...

  • LONDON, Feb 21- A sudden, steep drop in Germany's 2- year government bond yield to record lows on Tuesday was loosely linked to French election jitters but has left many investors puzzling over a move way out of kilter with other German and European bond market shifts. Despite a plethora of fundamental and political influences, strategists suspect sharp...

  • ATHENS, Greece— Greece's government has called on Germany to drop what it described as "irrational" budget demands in the country's bailout program, a day after Greece and its European creditors agreed to resume talks on new reforms. He called on Germany to drop its demands that Greece post a 3.5 percent primary surplus— the budget balance minus debt interest...

  • ATHENS, Feb 21- When asked what he thought about the prospect of yet more austerity to be imposed on Greece by its international creditors, Nicos Papapetrou was fairly short. "I had better stop... because I will start swearing," 49- year old Papapetrou, a shop assistant in Athens said. Athens and its creditors- the euro zone and International Monetary Fund- agreed on...

  • ATHENS, Feb 21- When asked what he thought about the prospect of yet more austerity to be imposed on Greece by its international creditors, Nicos Papapetrou was fairly short. "I had better stop... because I will start swearing," 49- year old Papapetrou, a shop assistant in Athens said. Athens and its creditors- the euro zone and International Monetary Fund- agreed on...

  • ATHENS, Feb 21- When asked what he thought about the prospect of yet more austerity to be imposed on Greece by its international creditors, Nicos Papapetrou was fairly short. "I had better stop... because I will start swearing," 49- year old Papapetrou, a shop assistant in Athens said. Athens and its creditors- the euro zone and International Monetary Fund- agreed on...

  • ATHENS, Feb 21- When asked what he thought about the prospect of yet more austerity to be imposed on Greece by its international creditors, Nicos Papapetrou was fairly short. "I had better stop... because I will start swearing," 49- year old Papapetrou, a shop assistant in Athens said. Athens and its creditors- the euro zone and International Monetary Fund- agreed on...