Attica Bank

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Attica Bank presents three-year plan for bad-loan reduction

The management of Attica Bank is expected by mid-January to have finalized its plan to reduce the lender's bad loans - which amount to approximately 2.5 billion euros (approximately 65% of its portfolio) - in order to then launch the process to increase its share capital by a total of €490 million. 

ATHEX: Index rebound on local bourse

The Greek stock market recovered on Wednesday from a two-day sell-off that saw banks shed over 12 percent of their stock value, as the benchmark jumped back above the 860-point level, albeit on lower trading volume. The market appears quite volatile, in contrast to the months leading up to the May 26 European elections.

New complications in completion of Patra Pyrgos road due to Kalogritsas

The Ministry of Infrastructure and Transport's decision to knock contractor Christos Kalogritsas out of contracts related to the Patras-Pyrgos highway is likely to cause yet another delay in the major construction project, as the ministry will have to seek out another contractor.

ATHEX: Stock market momentum keeps going

The main index of the Greek bourse on Thursday reached highs unseen since May 2018, as the momentum among buyers continued unabated at Athinon Avenue.

The Athens Exchange (ATHEX) general index closed at 850.37 points, adding 0.79 percent to Wednesday's 843.73 points. The large-cap FTSE-25 index expanded 0.45 percent to end at 2,161.94 points.

Head of Attica Bank dies at 69

Prominent Greek banker Giorgos Michelis, who was appointed as Chairman of the Board of Attica Bank in late March, died on Saturday at the age of 69.

Michelis had many years of banking experience having served as CEO of Bancpost, a subsidiary of Greece's Eurobank in Romania, general manager of Emporiki Bank and executive vice president and chief operating officer at Egnatia Bank.