Athens Digest 28.08.2018 (breaking news)

PM Tsipras keeps bailout-era ministers in Cabinet reshuffle • Euclid Tsakalotos has retained his post as finance minister in a Cabinet reshuffle that saw Prime Minister Tsipras hold on to bailout-era ministers and bring in politicians from outside the ruling party. Alt. Minister George Chouliarakis also keeps his position. • Ministers of Defence, Foreign Affairs, … Continue reading Athens Digest 28.08.2018 (breaking news)

Athens Digest 20.08.2018 (weekly brief)

• Grand Finale: Bailout exit lines up ‘difficult’ debate on pensions • Regling holds line on reforms • Greece, Germany reach return deal • Diplomats: Soldiers’ release signals Turkey shift • Lira slide causes export jitters • Tourism industry rattled by ferry workers’ strike # As the Greek bailout era comes to an official end … Continue reading Athens Digest 20.08.2018 (weekly brief)

Athens Digest 13.08.2018 (weekly brief)

• Fires hold up government exit strategy • Last installment comes with a warning • Budget watchdog: Keep pension-cut commitment • Waiver goodbye • Piraeus Bank to sell shares of Albanian subsidiary, launches tender process for disposal of Imithea S.A. shares • Commissioner Jourova warns over golden visas # Smoke again blanketed the sky over … Continue reading Athens Digest 13.08.2018 (weekly brief)

Athens Digest 06.08.2018 (weekly brief)

• Minister quits amid wildfire furore • IMF sees post-programme struggle • Defence cuts prompt German lawmakers to back tranche • Third bailout was avoidable, says Moscovici • Stournaras: Stick to reforms to reassure investors • doBank to help Greece’s Big Four address NPEs # Public Order Minister Nikos Toskas submitted his resignation 11 days … Continue reading Athens Digest 06.08.2018 (weekly brief)