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Greek stocks ended slightly lower in the Athens Stock Exchange on Tuesday

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Greek stocks ended slightly lower in the Athens Stock Exchange on Tuesday as the market easily absorbed a wave of selling which prevailed early in the session in the aftermath of a disappointing outcome of a Eurogroup meeting in Brussels on Monday.

The general index eased 0.70 pct to end at 783.03 points, off the day’s lows of 770.78 points. The L...

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Disbursement of loans to Greece not linked to debt issue, gov’t spokesman says

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The disbursement of the next installment of loans to Greece is not linked to an agreement on the debt, government spokesman Dimitris Tzanakopoulos said on Tuesday in response to questions. He also expressed certainty that the differences between the International Monetary Fund and the German finance ministry can be bridged before June 15.

“There is...

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Bank of Greece: Travel receipts down 7.8 pct in March

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Travel receipts fell 7.8 pct in March to 203 million euros, from 221 million in the same month in 2016, for a decline of 4.8 pct in the first quarter to 513 million euros, the Bank of Greece said on Tuesday.

In a monthly report, the central bank said that this development was mostly due to an 8.1 pct decline in average expenditure per trip, as...

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Archbishop Ieronymos sends telegram of condolence over Manchester attack

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“It is with especial grief that I was informed of the tragic incident involving the sudden death and injury of so many innocent young people in Manchester, England,” Archbishop of Athens and All Greece Ieronymos said in a telegram of condolence addressed to the United Kingdom’s Ambassador in Athens Kate Smith on Tuesday.

Expressing his deep...

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