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  • ATHENS, March 6- Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras said on Monday that the economy was turning a page and poised to show' exceptionally high' rates of growth, despite data showing output slumped more than expected in the fourth quarter of last year. In an indirect reference to lenders currently in Athens negotiating reforms, Tsipras said: "It is clear that no...

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  • ATHENS, March 1- Singapore Airlines' wholly-owned, low-cost carrier Scoot plans to launch a long-haul service to Europe, picking Athens as its entry point, executives said on Wednesday. "Athens will be our first destination to Europe, a good spot for us to expand our network," Budget Aviation Holdings Chief Executive Lee Lik Hsin told Reuters. "There will be further...

  • Must find solution to crisis: New Democracy VP

    New Democracy Vice President Adonis Georgiadis talks about the latest developments with the bailout talks in Greece, and hopes of exiting the Greek crisis.

  • Grexit talk is over: New Democracy VP

    New Democracy Vice President Adonis Georgiadis explains why he believes Greece will stay in the euro zone, despite comments surrounding a potential “Grexit”.

  • BERLIN, Feb 26- Greece must not be granted a "bail in" that would involve creditors taking a loss on their loans, Germany's deputy finance minister said in an interview broadcast on Sunday, reiterating the German government's opposition to debt relief for Athens. The IMF has called for Greece to be granted substantial debt relief, but this is opposed by Germany,...

  • *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...

  • 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.

  • 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, 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...