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Athens News Agency: News in English, 02-10-17

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From: The Athens News Agency at <http://www.ana.gr/>

CONTENTS

  • [01] Alternate FM arrives in Lisbon for talks in light of Greek EU
  • [02] Alterexpo opens on Nov. 8th in Thessaloniki
  • [03] Foreign Exchange Rates - Friday
  • [04] Weather Forecast: Hot and humid on Friday
  • [05] ASE follows international markets recovery
  • [06] Weather Forecast: Sunshine on Thursday
  • [07] Foreign Exchange Rates - Thursday

  • [01] Alternate FM arrives in Lisbon for talks in light of Greek EU presidency

    17/10/2002 22:36:31

    LISBON (ANA - E. Boukaouri) - Alternate Foreign Minister Tassos Yianntsis arrived here on Thursday afternoon for talks with his Portuguese counterpart Costa Neves.

    The two men will discuss bilateral issues in light of Greece's EU presidency. They will also discuss institutional issues for the future of Europe, enlargement and fiscal issues, as well as the common policy on agricultural and fisheries issues.

    On Friday, Yiannitsis will meet with Portuguese Foreign Minister Antonio Martins da Cruz.

    In statements to ANA, Yiannitsis said that Greece considers the completion of the enlargement process its basic priority for its upcoming EU presidency , both in relation to the 10 candidate member-states, for which the accession was approved, and for Bulgaria and Romania who are following for accession negotiations.

    [02] Alterexpo opens on Nov. 8th in Thessaloniki

    17/10/2002 19:45:33

    The National Association of Persons with Special Needs organises the second annual Alterexpo, an exhibition for handicapped persons, at the Thessaloniki International Trade Fair grounds.

    The exhibition will take place between Nov. 8 and 11 and is under the auspices of the ministries of development, education, labor, healthcare, culture, transport and Macedonia-Thrace.

    [03] Foreign Exchange Rates - Friday

    17/10/2002 18:06:29

    Reference buying rates per euro released by the European Central Bank

    U.S. dollar 0.984

    Pound sterling 0.631

    Danish kroner 7.490

    Swedish kroner 9.167

    Japanese yen 122.3

    Swiss franc 1.478

    Norwegian kroner 7.471

    Cyprus pound 0.576

    Canadian dollar 1.551

    Australian dollar 1.788

    [04] Weather Forecast: Hot and humid on Friday

    17/10/2002 17:52:32

    Hot, humid weather is forecast in all parts of the country, with scattered cloud and early morning mist on the mainland and over the Ionian. Brief showers are likely in the west and north. Winds variable, moderate. In the north, temperatures will range from 09C to 26C; on the rest of the mainland and Ionian from 11C to 28C; and in the Aegean islands from 14C to 27C. Temperatures in Athens between 16C and 27C; and in Thessaloniki from 14C to 25C.

    [05] ASE follows international markets recovery

    17/10/2002 16:43:14

    Greek stocks resumed their recovery trend on Thursday as a positive climate in international markets boosted sentiment in the Athens Stock Exchange and supported buying in blue chip stocks.

    The general index rose 1.41 percent to end at 1,826.69 points, with turnover a low 73.6 million euros.

    The Insurance, Holding and Bank sectors scored the biggest percentage gains of the day (3.64 percent, 3.12 percent and 2.81 percent, respectively), while the Industrials and IT sectors scored the smallest percentage gains (0.27 percent and 0.17 percent, respectively).

    The FTSE/ASE 20 index for blue chip and heavy traded stocks rose 2.02 percent, the FTSE/ASE MID 40 index ended 1.38 percent and the FTSE/ASE SmallCap 80 index rose 1.61 percent.

    Broadly, advancers led decliners by 250 to 72 with another 37 issues unchanged.

    [06] Weather Forecast: Sunshine on Thursday

    17/10/2002 09:53:03

    Sunshine is forecast in all parts of the country, with early morning mist on the mainland and Ionian. Winds variable, light to moderate. In the north, temperatures will range from 09C to 25C; in the west from 11C to 27C; and in the rest of the country from 12C to 26C. Temperatures in Athens between 14C and 26C; and in Thessaloniki from 12C to 22C.

    [07] Foreign Exchange Rates - Thursday

    17/10/2002 09:52:36

    Reference buying rates per euro released by the European Central Bank

    U.S. dollar 0.990

    Pound sterling 0.636

    Danish kroner 7.488

    Swedish kroner 9.140

    Japanese yen 122.8

    Swiss franc 1.479

    Norwegian kroner 7.368

    Cyprus pound 0.577

    Canadian dollar 1.571

    Australian dollar 1.809


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