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The stock market's reaction after three days of losses proved half-hearted on Tuesday, as the early recovery was contained later on, with most bank stocks posting losses. Some traders will have decided to save some of their liquidity for the new 10-year bond issue, which Greece announced on Tuesday halfway through the trading session.
In his recent interview with Kathimerini, former prime minister Antonis Samaras put forward a number of arguments concerning the exploratory contacts between Greece and Turkey and shed light on an important aspect of the issue by expressing the belief - shared by a part of Greek society and certainly by a large part of the ruling center-right party - that it is not in Greece's interest to negot
Monday was marked by the start of exploratory talks between Greece and Turkey and the finalization of the agreement with France for the purchase of 18 Rafales.
Greece is showing that it can discuss whatever can be discussed and at the same time arm itself in case it is again challenged to respond in the field.
The activity of leading German tour operator TUI in Greece could, under certain conditions, more than double this year compared to 2020, sources from the travel group tell Kathimerini. They explain that plans for 2021 provide for the utilization of 80% of available capacity in Greece compared to the record year of 2019, which is used as a yardstick.
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Researchers from the University of Athens who spearheaded a successful clinical trial into the effects of colchicine in the prevention of complications caused by Covid-19, have teamed up with colleagues at Yale to carry on studying the benefits of the anti-inflammatory drug that was recently approved in Greece and other countries for treating the novel coronavirus.
Greece mandated investment banks Barclays, Citi, Deutsche Bank, Morgan Stanley, Nomura and Eurobank to jointly lead manage the issue of a new 10-year bond, its debt agency (PDMA) said on Tuesday.
"The syndicated transaction will be launched in the near future, subject to market conditions," the debt agency said without providing details on the size of the issue.