The surprise announcement of the earlier inclusion of Eurobank in the MSCI Standard Greece Index gave a boost not only to the lender's stock but also the whole bourse on Tuesday, leading the benchmark to major gains and turnover to its highest level in 50 sessions - just a whisker away from 100 million euros.
The Commission on Protection of Competition has permitted Post Bank, with legal name Eurobank Bulgaria AD, to acquire Piraeus Bank, Bulgaria.
After permission for the deal was given by the Bulgarian National Bank, the financial entity is now the fourth biggest financial institution in terms of assets in Bulgaria.
Greek firm Bernitsas Law has been named the Most Innovative Law Firm of the Year in Greece at the 20th International Financial Law Review (IFLR) Annual European Awards.
"Bernitsas won the award due to its role in key transactions of 2018 that will influence legal practice in a number of fields, in Greece and maybe elsewhere," the IFLR said in a statement.