ATHENS, May 28 National Bank (NBG) and Alpha,
two of Greece's largest lenders, increased provisions to cover
anticipated loan impairments from the coronavirus crisis as they
kicked off the first quarter earnings season for the sector on
ATHENS About now, Charlie Chahine should be welcoming his first international guests of the season to his Suites of the Gods resort on Santorini, Greece's most popular holiday island. | Video
ATHENS Greece expects its economy to contract by 4.7% to 8.9% this year under baseline and adverse scenarios taking into account the impact of the coronavirus pandemic, the government's 2020-21 stability programme submitted to the EU Commission projects.
ATHENS Greek Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis said on Tuesday restrictions on citizens' movements would be lifted and more shops allowed to reopen from May 4 in a gradual easing of a lockdown imposed to curb the spread of the new coronavirus.
MILAN/ATHENS/LONDON This year was meant to mark a turning point for Greek and Italian banks as they finally laid the ghosts of the financial crisis to rest. Then the coronavirus struck.
MILAN/ATHENS/LONDON, April 9 This year was meant
to mark a turning point for Greek and Italian banks as they
finally laid the ghosts of the financial crisis to rest. Then
the coronavirus struck.
ROME/ATHENS Bricklayer Salvatore La Barbera is worried that in a matter of days his family of four will run out of food and, with Italy locked down by coronavirus, there is no way he can earn money to buy more.
ATHENS Greece announced a lockdown on Sunday, restricting movement from Monday morning with only a few exceptions, to combat the spread of coronavirus. | Video
ISTANBUL/ATHENS Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan accused Greek security forces on Wednesday of behaving like Nazis for using force against migrants trying to cross the border from Turkey into the European Union.
ATHENS, Feb 25 Mergers and acquisitions picked
up in Greece last year as an improving investment climate led to
increased deals, according to figures from business consultancy
PricewaterhouseCoopers on Tuesday.