New Year's Day
Concerns about the increasing political risk of repeat elections and regarding the assessment that the countrys creditors are set to start on Tuesday sparked another sell-off on Monday at the Athens bourse, which was only contained toward the end of the session after the benchmark flirted with a new year-low below the 1,050-point mark.
The spring and summer months were warm most years in Ottoman Istanbul, a city far greener than it is today but lacking in many of the ways modern people amuse themselves. Picnics were more popular back then than they are today, as soon as people were sure that spring had arrived, usually on 22 March, which marked the beginning of the New Year.
A rebound in bank shares failed to avert a further slide for the Athens stock markets general index on Thursday in a session described as an exciting slogging match between buyers and sellers.
The banks index gained 4.17 percent to 144 points, led by Piraeus (7.94 percent) and buttressed by National Bank (3.14 percent), Eurobank (3.62 percent) and Alpha (2.09 percent).
One third of Bulgarians who have access to internet, shop online, shows a survey of the eMag online store, quoted by Capital Daily.
Most significant increase is posted in online sales of consumer electronic devices. In the period October 2013 – April 2014, encompassed by the survey, they grew by 14%.
More and more Bulgarian tourists choose the Serbian capital Belgrade for short holidays or the so-called city breaks.
For the first five months of 2014 the number of Bulgarians, who have traveled to the Serbian capital, increased by 60 percent on an annual basis, said Miodrag Popovic, Director of the Tourist Organization of Belgrade, as quoted by Dnevnik.
Turkeyâs foreign trade deficit has continued to decrease since the start of the New Year. According to recently released data based on the month of May, the monthly foreign trade deficit has now become $7.1 billion.