Κυριακή 05 Δεκεμβρίου 2021
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Editorial Ta Nea: Dysfunctions
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Editorial Ta Nea: Dysfunctions

Was it necessary for the balance of oil supply and demand to become so skewed in order to reduce the price for the highly over-taxed Greek consumer?

Editorial: Greece can make a success of the economy too!
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Editorial: Greece can make a success of the economy too!

It is indicative that in record time for the normally sluggish Greek state it took only five days to implement a key measure to subsidise interest payments on business loans.

Editorial Ta Nea: Time
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Editorial Ta Nea: Time

The EU summit on 23 April should demonstrate that not only has Europe learned from the mistakes of the past but also that the Union knows how to act swiftly.

Government satisfied with up to eight billion euros from eurozone pandemic package
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Government satisfied with up to eight billion euros from eurozone pandemic package

The seven to eight billion euros to which Greece will have access will derive from three funding tools: The SURE programme, the European Investment Bank, and the European Stability mechanism (ESM).

ECB not ruling out one-off ‘coronabond’ Board member tells ‘To Vima’
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ECB not ruling out one-off ‘coronabond’ Board member tells ‘To Vima’

'The issuance of one-off coronabonds is one possibility, There are other instruments that could be used, like an EU rescue fund or measures involving the ESM or the European Investment Bank,' says Isabel Schnabel.

PM stresses existential battle against coronavirus, economic trials on Greek Independence Day
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PM stresses existential battle against coronavirus, economic trials on Greek Independence Day

"We have had and will have losses, and our economy will suffer. But it is our duty to reduce the pain to the least possible and to share the cost of adapting to the new economic reality in a just way," he said.

Staikouras welcomes loosening of EU fiscal rules, stresses flexibility to deal with pandemic’
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Staikouras welcomes loosening of EU fiscal rules, stresses flexibility to deal with pandemic’

'Greece can tackle the pandemic in a timely and effective manner so that the damage to the economy, which will be significant, can be reversed, " the finance minister said.

Editorial Ta Nea: Action
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Editorial Ta Nea: Action

The much-touted normalcy to which Greek society was supposed to return has been postponed indefinitely or at least for enough time to deal a new, severe blow to the economy and the labour market.

Editorial: Sort things out now!
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Editorial: Sort things out now!

The state must at once protect human lives and manage the economic repercussions from a general lockdown which if it turns out to be protracted can plunge the economy into a new debt crisis

Editorial Ta Nea: Opportunity
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Editorial Ta Nea: Opportunity

Greece’s partners, including those most dedicated to fiscal discipline, are beginning to comprehend that austerity is not a cure-all.The pandemic requires a Keynesian approach to managing the economy.

PM announces 10bn euro spending package, EU funding
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PM announces 10bn euro spending package, EU funding

A series of measures announced by the government are designed to prevent the collapse of the economy and a steep rise in unemployment.

Greece shuts borders for non-EU nationals, PM speaks of ‘war economy’ and nightmarish aftermath
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Greece shuts borders for non-EU nationals, PM speaks of ‘war economy’ and nightmarish aftermath

In his second nationally televised address on the government’s strategy in dealing with Covid-19 today Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis braced Greeks for a multi-front “war”

Editorial: Trying times
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Editorial: Trying times

It is in no one’s interest for the economy to shrink again due to recessionary policies and policies that will not facilitate an extremely swift remedy of the major additional wounds that it will suffer from the virus.

Ekaterini Sakellaropoulos was sworn in today as president of the Hellenic Republic.
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Ekaterini Sakellaropoulos was sworn in today as president of the Hellenic Republic.

She is known as a moderate, progressive and rights-oriented jurist. As president she has a largely ceremonial role and is required to sign executive order drafted by the government, but the weight of the office consists in the president’s role as a focal point of national unity.

Editorial To Vima: Global problems, global solutions
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Editorial To Vima: Global problems, global solutions

Even in such an environment, there is no choice but to seek international coordination and cooperation. The sooner that is understood the smaller the repercussions of the coronavirus on the economy will be.

Editorial To Vima: Crucial crash tests
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Editorial To Vima: Crucial crash tests

The coronavirus threat (the first case in Greece was identified today in Thessaloniki) poses a huge challenge to the National Health System and to what is ostensibly the government’s strong suit – the recovery of the Greek economy.

Editorial Ta Nea: Profile
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Editorial Ta Nea: Profile

French Economy Minister Bruno Le Maire told Ta Nea about plans to intensify French investment in Greece in various sectors, from energy to tourism and infrastructure.

Editorial To Vima: The new wealth of Greece
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Editorial To Vima: The new wealth of Greece

The country’s candidacy and accession to the European Economic Community was an inspired and bold move, yet Greece failed to properly incorporate the principles and rules of the environment offered

Editorial Ta Nea: Automatic pilot
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Editorial Ta Nea: Automatic pilot

The investment-friendly posture of the government gave impetus to positive developments on the investment front, but it must still craft policies that will help drive the economy and lead it to even more fertile ground.

Editorial To Vima: No more lost opportunities
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Editorial To Vima: No more lost opportunities

The performance of Greek bonds improves the profile and viability of the national debt and at the same time iopens the way for businesses to borrow more cheaply and refinance old loans.

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