Last Thursday the prime minister invited the heads of Greek banks to his office to discuss exorbitant fees even for the simplest electronic services.
Prior to that there was a deluge of customer complaints when they discovered that banks exacted a fee even for an electronic printout of their account balances.
Large investments are important and one can only hope that either those whose implementation we have been awaiting for several years finally become unstuck or other new ones get under way. However, we should not underestimate the importance of Greece's small and medium-sized businesses. The country must boost its own production.
European Central Bank Governor Mario Draghi will chair the last meeting in Frankfurt before resigning.
Many analysts expect the subsequent press conference to be rather ceremonial and uncharacteristically emotional for the banker, who will remain in the bank's history with his bid to save the euro "whatever it takes".
The number of deposit holders with at least one million Turkish Liras (around $172,000) and more in their bank accounts increased by 29,928 compared to the end of 2018 to reach a total of 210,054 people as of end-August, Anadolu Agency has calculated based on data from the country's banking regulator BDDK.
Turkey's housing loans extended by local lenders increased from 178.7 billion Turkish Liras at the end of July to 189 billion liras in the second week of October, as banks cut borrowing costs for potential home buyers, state-run Anadolu Agency reported, citing data from the banking sector regulator BDDK.