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Greek stocks post rise of 0.99 percent

The Athens Stock Exchange general index closed 0.99 percent higher on Wednesday, at 1,119.97 points, as turnover totaled 76.4 million euros. Among large-cap shares, Jumbo was the best performer with a rise of 5.35 percent, followed by GEK-Terna, which inc… … Full News here – Latest News

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Greek firms see 30 pct rise in PayPal payments from abroad in 2014

The payments that Greek firms received via PayPal increased by 30 percent in the first half of the year compared to the same period in 2013, according to new data from the online payment company. Most payments were from North America and Canada (31 percen… … Full News here – Latest News

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Eurozone bonds yields rise on strong data, dulling QE prospects

Eurozone bond yields edged up on Thursday as investors saw better-than-expected economic data as quelling the need for the European Central Bank to loosen monetary policy further. Germany – the bloc’s economic engine room – was set to record the fastest g… … Full News here – Latest News

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4/3/2014: Front Page: Racism is on the rise, NGO network finds

Racially motivated attacks increased in Greece last year, according to the Racist Violence Recording Network, a collection of 30 nongovernmental organizations including the UN Refugee Agency (UNHCR). According to the network’s annual report, which was… Full News here – Kathimerini English

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4/1/2014: Front Page: EU review points to worrying rise in poverty

Greece saw the biggest rise in the European Union between 2011 and 2012 in terms of the proportion of its population that is at risk of poverty, according to the European Commission’s latest Employment and Social Situation Quarterly Review, which was… Full News here – Kathimerini English

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Asylum claims rise 21 pct in Greece, 13 pct in EU, in December-January period

New applications for asylum shot up in the one-month period between December and January by 31 percent in the European Union as a whole and by 21 percent in Greece in particular, data published by the European Asylum Support Office (EASO) has shown. Accor… … Full News here – Latest News

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Catering records rise after three years of fall

The Hellenic Statistical Authority’s turnover index for the accommodation and catering sector showed on Tuesday an increase in 2013 for the first time after three consecutive years of decline, posting 4.8 percent annual growth from 2012. This is yet anoth… … Full News here – Latest News

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3/8/2014: Front Page: New cars on the road rise by 16.6 pct

The rise in the number of new cars on Greece’s roads continued for a second straight month in February, confirming the market’s forecast based on orders made since January. Hellenic Statistical Authority (ELSTAT) data showed yesterday that 6,644 cars… Full News here – Kathimerini English

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Visitors at museums, archaeological sites, on the rise

Greek archaeological sites saw an increase in visitor numbers of 23 percent during the first months of 2013 and a 17.4 percent increase in their receipts compared with the corresponding period in 2012, the Hellenic Statistical Authority, ELSTAT, announced… … Full News here – Latest News

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Aegean reports first rise in domestic air traffic in four years

Aegean Airlines reported on Wednesday an increase in domestic traffic last month for the first time in four years. Along with its subsidiary Olympic Air, Aegean posted a remarkable 18 percent increase year-on-year from its Athens hub, and a 41 percent ris… … Full News here – Latest News

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Fifth day of stock rise sees index gains add up to over 10 pct

The Bloomberg report on the likely easing of Greek debt terms gave a major push to Greek stocks on Wednesday, bringing about the fifth straight day of growth for the benchmark index, that has accumulated gains of just over 10 percent compared with the pre… … Full News here – Latest News

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1/31/2014: Front Page: Banks confident they could cope with a rise in bad loans

Banking officials believe that the Greek credit system has more than adequate strength to withstand the ongoing economic crisis, as it could absorb an increase in nonperforming loans of up to 50 percent, according to a report by German bank… Full News here – Kathimerini English

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Yearly rise in arrivals by air the highest in Europe

Arrivals by air from abroad last year grew by 8.8 percent year-on-year, according to Civil Aviation Authority data seen by Kathimerini, reaching 14.31 million, compared with 13.15 million in 2012, thanks to increased activity from the Russian, French and … … Full News here – Latest News

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Athens Will Burn in New 300: Rise of an Empire Banner

Athens Will Burn in New 300: Rise of an Empire Banner Having released quite a few posters for their upcoming film 300: Rise of an Empire, Warner Bros. has now debuted a new banner, featuring Rodrigo Santoro as Xerxes, which you can check out in the gallery viewer below. Don't forget to watch the new […]

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Small gains at end of the year of huge market rise

The year’s last session on Tuesday showed moderate gains for most stocks, but it brought to a conclusion 12 months of huge gains as the benchmark index registered a remarkable annual growth 28.06 percent. The year was also marked by the demotion of the lo… … Full News here – Latest News

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