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Greek Unemployment at 23.4% in August

Greek unemployment rate rose to 23.4 pct of the workforce in August from 23.3 pct in July, Eurostat said on Thursday. The EU executive's statistics...

Dijsselbloem: Next Eurogroup to Discuss Short-Term Debt Measures

Eurogroup Chief Jeroen Dijsselbloem said that relations between Greece and its creditors were more constructive than ever before. Speaking at a UBS conference in...

Greece Continues to Have the Highest Unemployment Rate in the Eurozone

While the Eurozone's unemployment rate is at a 5-year low, Greece continues to be the unemployment champ of the euro area with 23.2 percent...

BoG Data Reveals Travel Receipts Down in 2016 Despite Higher Number of Tourists

Travel receipts in Greece were down in 2016 compared with the previous year, in spite of an increase in the number of inbound tourists...

Eurogroup Approves 15 Milestones and Unlocks Half of Bailout Tranche for Greece

The Eurogroup welcomed the implementation of the 15 milestones set for Greece in the context of the first review of the European Stability Mechanism's...

Eurogroup Set to Release 2.8-Bln-Euro Tranche Disbursement for Greece on Monday

The Eurogroup of Eurozone finance ministers are likely to approve the disbursement of a 2.8-bln-euro tranche on loans benchmarked for Greece during their next...

Senior EZ Official Says Tranche Disbursement Likely at Eurogroup on October 10

A senior Eurozone official told journalists that Greece's pending prior actions can be completed before the Eurogroup meeting of the euro area's finance ministers...

Greek Government Says 13 Prior Actions to be Completed Over the Next Week

The Greek government gave its assurance to a eurozone official this week that the 13 outstanding prior actions that Greece has not implemented will...

Could Greece Be Headed to Another Bailout Standoff?

Greece is in the danger zone again with reports that eurozone countries will refuse to release additional funds on account of Athens having implemented...

Shocking Statistics: Only 4% Unemployed Found Jobs

Eurostat data shows that those who are unemployed are unlikely to return to the job market indicating that long-term unemployment in Greece is becoming...

Former ELSTAT Chief Andreas Georgiou Opposes Criminal Charges

“I don’t regret it one bit. I’d have done exactly the same again — in a heartbeat,” Andreas Georgiou, former ELSTAT chief said to...

President Pavlopoulos: Only the Issuing of a Eurobond Could Resolve Debt Crisis

The issuance of a type of Eurobond is the only way to resolve the debt crisis in the Eurozone, President Prokopis Pavlopoulos said during...

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