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Greek stocks rally for fourth successive session

Greek stocks moved moderately higher in the Athens Stock Exchange on Monday, extending their rally for the fourth successive session. The composite index of the market rose 0.64 pct to end at 615.83 points, for a total gain of 6.51 pct in the last four sessions, while the bank index is up 22.42 pct in the same period. The Large Cap index rose 1.01...

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Praktiker Hellas to invest 9.0 million euros in 2017

Praktiker Hellas will invest 9.0 million euros in 2017, two years after its purchase by Fairfax, the Canadian fund, while its medium-term plans envisage a further development of its network in more hub points around Greece.

Praktiker Hellas celebrates 25 years of presence in Greece this year, with a branch network of 15 units, a rapidly growing...

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Incidence of venereal disease in Greece is rising, experts report

Dr. Apostolos Karalexis, head of the dermatology clinic at the Naval Hospital in Athens, warned that the majority of people seem unaware of the need to protect themselves against venereal disease, adding that the scientific community and relevant agencies must take action before the situation spirals out of control.

Karalexis said that this was...

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CERN and Central Macedonia Region to sign cooperation protocol

CERN and the Central Macedonia Region in northern Greece will sign a cooperation protocol at the end of January 2017, at CERN's headquarters in Geneva, for the transfer of CERN knowhow to companies in the region involved in innovation and new technologies.

The protocol will be signed in the presence of representatives of 15 such firms in the...

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Greek beer exports to Italy up 3.5 pct in 2013-2015

Greek beer exports to Italy grew by 3.5 pct in the 2013-2015 period, with the country taking a 0.74 pct share in the Italian market, ranking 12th surpassing Spain, US and China, from 26th in 2013, the Greek embassy's economic and commercial affair bureau in Rome said in a report.

Germany was the largest beer supplier of Italy, with a shrinking...

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ICAP Group awards True Leaders

ICAP Group delivered the awards to the Group-Leaders in the country as par of a True Leaders award, put under the auspices of Economy, Development and Tourism ministries and the Federation of Hellenic Enterprises (SEV).

The awards were offered during a special ceremony in November 16 at the presence of Deputy Economy and Development Minister...

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64 pct of Greeks want to become businessmen

The survey, conducted in cooperation with the Tech University of Munich, records public trends on entrepreneurship throughout Europe, including Greece. Compared with 2015, Greek respondents were less positive towards entrepreneurship (64 pct) in 2016 from 69 pct last year.

A 63 pct of Greek resondents said they wanted to become businessmen, a 36...

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