Greek government-debt crisis

Greece hires advisers for Athens airport sale

Greece has hired Bank of America, Morgan Stanley and Deutsche Bank to act as advisers on its planned listing of a 30% stake in Athens airport, two officials close to the matter said on Monday.

Athens said last year it was considering listing a 30% stake in its biggest airport after an ownership review. Germany-based manager AviAlliance holds a 40% stake in the airport.

Tsipras engaging in ‘extortion,’ says gov’t spokesperson

Main opposition leader Alexis Tsipras is engaging in "extortion" and "degrading the institutional pillars of Greek democracy," government spokesperson Giannis Oikonomou has said, following SYRIZA's announcement that it will abstain from all parliamentary procedures until the prime minister announces a general election date.

Staikouras: Greece’s prospects are good, more work is needed

Addressing an event held in his home town Lamia in his honor, after he was named Finance Minister of the Year 2023 for Europe by the FT group's Banker magazine, Finance Minister Christos Staikouras stressed that the distinction awarded to him was "not just personal but primarily collective."

The profile of undecided voters

With elections looming, Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis and SYRIZA leader Alexis Tsipras are seeking to rally their traditional voters and hunt for the undecided ones who will largely shape the final correlations in the first ballot of simple proportional representation.

The quiet, unexpected vindication of the euro

Behind the horrors of war, amidst successive international crises, a favorable reality for Europe (and Greece) is quietly unfolding. What was once a factor of division and weakness for the European Union is now a pillar of unity and strength. The euro, at the heart of the EU's first major crisis of the 21st century, has evolved from a weak core to a European unifier.

Staikouras: ‘Greece has turned a page’

"Greece has made it. Greece has turned a page," Finance Minister Christos Staikouras said on Friday at an Economist event in Athens.

Staikouras said growth results looked to be higher than expected, with the European Commission envisaging an economic growth double the rate of the European average in 2022 and even higher in 2023.