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April 23, 2010: Ten Years Since the Official Beginning of the Greek Financial Crisis

It was a day much like this on April 23, 2010, when the then-Prime Minister of Greece George Papandreou announced from picturesque Castellorizo Island...

Greece Expects 4% Recession, as European Economy Enters Uncharted Territory

Christos Staikouras, the Greek Finance Minister, expressed on Sunday his belief that the Greek economy will shrink by four percent in 2020 due to...

Greek Bonds Drop Below 1% Milestone For the First Time in History

Greece's 10-year state bonds broke into new historic record-low territory on Wednesday, dropping below the one-percent milestone for the first time in history. The country's...

Could 2020 Signal the End for the 1 and 2 Euro Cent Coins?

The fiscal authorities of the European Union are considering the possibility of abolishing the coins which represent the value of one and two euro...

Greece Still Among Eurozone States With Very High Taxes on Consumption

According to a recent study conducted by the ''Tax Foundation'' think tank, Greece is still among those Eurozone member states that impose the highest...

European Union to Give Green Light to Greece’s Budget for 2020

Τhe European Commission posted Greece's draft budget plan for 2020 on its website on Wednesday. The budgetary projections envisage a primary surplus of 3.7...

Greek Primary Surplus Continues to Exceed Targets Despite Tax Cuts

The Greek state budget recorded a primary surplus of 4.479 billion euros in the January-September period over budget targets, for a surplus of €1.467...

Greece Borrows €1.5 Billion at Extremely Low Interest With New 10-Year Bond

Greece managed to tap €1.5 billion on Tuesday from global financial markets after it reopened its 10-year bond to take advantage of the new,...

Greece’s Borrowing Costs Hit New Record Low, Raising Economic Hopes

Greek state bond prices continued their downward rally on Wednesday, with the 10-year bond yield falling to a new all-time low of 1.811 percent. Greece's...

Greeks are the Least Optimistic Europeans About the Future of the EU

Greeks are the least optimistic Europeans concerning the future of the European Union, while the two main concerns across Europe are immigration and climate...

New Book Reveals How Grexit Was About to Become Reality in 2015

A new book published on Thursday about the history of the European Stability Mechanism (ESM) reveals new details of how Greece's exit from the...

Greece’s Borrowing Now Costs Same As Italy’s; 10-Year Bond Hits Record Low

The interest rate for Greece's ten-year bond yield fell on Friday to an all-time low, reaching levels under three per cent, for the first time...

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