News archive of July 2018
Taxpayers' expired arrears to the state soared to 5.19 billion euros in the first half of the year - that is before the heavy tax obligations started in July. At the same time, the monitoring mechanism has been confiscating or freezing about 360 bank accounts per day, although it is increasingly finding empty accounts.
The Athens Exchange (ATHEX) registered its highest daily turnover in 22 sessions following the publication of the International Monetary Fund's Article IV report on Tuesday, although there was a mixed overall picture for local stocks, with mid-caps sliding.
The ATHEX general index ended at 761.23 points, adding 0.40 percent to Monday's 758.18 points.
An inscribed marble slab which was found and seized by authorities on Thursday on the island of Evia is, according to a local expert, of significant archaeological significance.
The slab was found, following a tip-off, by officers from the Attica Security Directorate's Department of Cultural Heritage and Antiquities.