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Shift to optimism at London roadshow

Greece constitutes one of the most "optimistic investment narratives" and the biggest recovery story for foreign portfolios and international fund managers at the moment.

Financing challenge for Lamda Development

The main stakeholder in the vehicle to develop the plot at Elliniko, the Latsis family's Lamda Development, is facing a major challenge, which includes risks associated with the construction company's share capital increase.

Creditors’ mission chiefs arrive with a long list of prior actions

The start of the fourth post-bailout assessment of Greece by its creditors, which starts on Monday, represents a new era in relation between the two sides, as they have to construct a new framework of cooperation after the change in government, based on trust and the adoption of common targets.

Securitization plan for social security debts

The Labor Ministry is examining a plan that would see the securitization of major debtors' dues to the social security funds and the concession of their management to third parties.



Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis begins a week-long visit to the US, to hold a series of meetings and address the United Nations Climate Action Summit on Monday and the UN General Assembly on Friday. He is accompanied by Foreign Minister Nikos Dendias and three deputy ministers.

Listed companies Piraeus Port Authority and Creta Farms hold general meetings.

Germans dominate second Slovenian Half Ironman

The second place at the 2019 Ironman 70.3 Slovenian Istria went to Slovenia's Jure Majdič with the time of 4:17:37, the best Slovenian result for this race.

While Majdič was happy with the second place, he said he had not expected to break the Slovenian record. "I raced my own race and gave my very best," he said.

Working with the US ‘benefits our country greatly’

Talks between Athens and Washington on modernizing the mutual defense cooperation agreement between the two NATO allies is close to completion, Greek Defense Minister Nikos Panagiotopoulos tells Kathimerini in an interview.

Greek PM to seek international help with migration problem

Amid a continuing increase in the influx of undocumented migrants to Greece from Turkey, Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis chaired an emergency meeting on the matter over the weekend and is expected to broach the subject with both German Chancellor Angela Merkel and Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan on the sidelines of the United Nations General Assembly summit in New York this week.