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Athens News Agency: News in English, 08-11-20

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From: The Athens News Agency at <>


  • [01] Athens Stock Exchange:Dive
  • [02] Athens Newspaper Headlines

  • [01] Athens Stock Exchange:Dive

    Equity prices are diving on Thursday on the Athens Stock Exchange (ASE), with the basic share price index down 4.35 percent, standing at 1,814.51 points at 12:15 p.m., and turnover at 50.6 million euros.

    Individual sector indices were moving mostly downward, with the heaviest losses in Banks, down 5.05 percent; Travel and Recration, down 5.01 percent; Industrial Products, down 4.79 percent; and Public Utilities, down 4.30 percent.

    The FTSE/ASE 20 index for blue chip and heavily traded stocks was down 4.64 percent, the FTSE/ASE MID 40 index was down 3.25 percent, and the FTSE/ASE-80 small cap index was down 3.37 percent.

    Of the stocks moved, 22 were up, 150 were down, and 13 were unchanged.

    [02] Athens Newspaper Headlines

    The Thursday edition of Athens' dailies at a glance

    Prime Minister Costas Karamanlis' address at his ruling New Democracy parliamentary group's meeting on Wednesday dominated the headlines Thursday in Athens' newspapers.

    ADESMEFTOS TYPOS: "Main opposition PASOK rigged the Lake Vistonida scam in the State-Vatopedi monastery land exchanges scandal".

    APOGEVMATINI: "Revealing documentation on Vatopedi monastery set-up protagonists".

    AVGHI: "Government is leading (the country) and heading (itself) to the cliff's edge - The government's course is downward and irreversible".

    AVRIANI: "PASOK spokesman George Papaconstantinou was aware of the blackmailing tape in the Vatopedi monastery case".

    CHORA: "Medical suppliers raided the empty hospital storehouses".

    ELEFTHEROS: "Karamanlis' electoral platform - For a third ND term in office".

    ELEFTHEROS TYPOS: "Mystery-meeting blowing everything to pieces in the Vatopedi monastery case".

    ELEFTHEROTYPIA: "Games with the 'sacred' (Vatopedi monastery) bank accounts".

    ESTIA: "Dangerous populism - The new threat to the Greek economy".

    ETHNOS: "Blackout in parliament's fact finding commission- ND attempting to cover up the Vatopedi monastery scandal".

    KATHIMERINI: "Karamanlis outlines the dilemmas posed by the global financial crisis".

    LOGOS: "Karamanlis: The economy is a national cause - Small enterprises facing the spectre of closure".

    NIKI: "Karamanlis living on another planet - He remains trapped in a glass tower".

    RIZOSPASTIS: "Measures must be taken for people via direct state financing- Not a single cent to bankers".

    TA NEA: "21 properties, among them schools and city squares, were given as a 'gift' to Vatopedi abbot Ephraim - No end in sight in the 'sacred' scandal".

    TO VIMA: "The Bank of Greece sends out SOS - Asks for a long-term economy streamlining programme".

    VRADYNI: "Prime Minister Costas Karamanlis poses to society the dilemma: Seriousness or populism".

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