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Competition Commission officials launched extensive inspections without prior warning at the headquarters of the country's four systemic banks as well as the Hellenic Bank Association (EET) and DIAS Interbank Systems on Thursday, in a bid to probe possible cartel practices regarding customer charges.
The Technical Chamber of Greece and Vertical Solutions SA are holding the second Athens Investment Forum, titled "The Greek Economy in the New Era of Investments and Growth," on Wednesday, in cooperation with the Hellenic Institute for Entrepreneurship & Sustainable Development and the Greek committee of the World Energy Council.
The auction of a primary residence belonging to a family affected by the 2018 deadly wildfire in Mati in eastern Attica, which on Wednesday sparked clashes between riot police and communist unionists, has been suspended following an intervention by Development and Investments Minister Adonis Georgiadis, state-run Athens-Macedonia news agency (ANA-MPA) reports.
The government is planning to further relax the capital controls it imposed almost four years ago by the end of the month in a bid to make is easier for businesses to conduct transactions. The easing of restrictions was discussed in a meeting between creditors' mission chiefs and the leadership of the Finance Ministry, the Bank of Greece and the Hellenic Bank Association on Tuesday.