Economy

Brnabic meets with Peach in London

LONDON - Serbian PM Ana Brnabic met with UK special Western Balkans envoy Stuart Peach in London.

A post on Brnabic's Instagram account included a photo from the meeting with Peach in the House of Lords on Monday evening.

Brnabic is on a two-day visit to London, where she attended a panel on the future of digitalisation on Monday.

Unemployment rate rose slightly in April

Türkiye's unemployment rate inched up from 10.1 percent in March to 10.2 percent in April, the data from the Turkish Statistical Institute (TÜİK) have shown.

The number of unemployed people increased by 74,000 from March to 3.89 million in April.

The unemployment rate among men was 8.1 percent, and among women was 14.3 percent.

HELEX to promote Greek mid-cap companies in international roadshows

Athens Stock Exchange Group (HELEX) is organizing a series of international roadshows to promote listed medium-capitalization companies to European institutional investors for the first time.

The first roasdshow will be held on Tuesday (13 June) in Geneva, to be followed by roadshows in Paris (June 22) and Frankfurt (October 31). 

Central banker: Tax evasion exceeds 60 billion euros annually

Tax evasion in Greece exceeds 60 billion euros annually, Bank of Greece governor Yannis Stournaras said on Monday in an interview with news website in.gr.

Incomes officially declared in the country totaled 80 billion euros, while consumption totaled 140 billion euros, he said, adding that this consumption was not accompanied by a decline in savings, which in fact continued to rise.

ATHEX: Index rises for a sixth day in a row

The strong start to Monday's session at the Greek bourse gave way to some profit-taking initiatives in the afternoon that erased almost all of the benchmark's gains. The main index closed on the day's low, but that humble growth sufficed for yet another nine-year high. This was the sixth consecutive session of gains for the benchmark.

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