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Archive - Aug 2011

August 24th

U.S. investment fund is interested in the broken Proton Bank

24 August 2011 / 18:08:54  
The four major Greek banks are willing to invest in the capital increase of the troubled bank.

Mass drop in small companies’ turnover in Greece

24 August 2011 / 17:08:26  
The most pessimistic predictions of small and medium-sized companies at the beginning of the year proved optimistic compared with the results of the first six months of 2011. For every seven dismissals one new job opens in the private sector.

Bankers insist on economic freedom, exports and investment opportunities for private investments

24 August 2011 / 12:08:43  
27 of the most successful Greek companies on the Athens Exchange are to go on a roadshow. In London, 100 of the largest investment funds in the world are waiting for them to see what new opportunities Greece has to offer.

August 23rd

High-level managers in Greece can not find jobs

23 August 2011 / 17:08:56  
Nevertheless, the salary of the CEO of the Athens airport is almost two times higher than Obama's.

The strike in tourism failed, but the problems in the sector remain

23 August 2011 / 15:08:00  
Around 50 members of the trade union had gathered outside the Ministry of Employment and Social Security to oppose the decision waiters, washers, cooks, chambermaids and confectioners to be considered jobs without risk to health. The government raises the taxes in tourism again.

August 22nd

Small tips for improving the energy efficiency at home and reducing the electricity bills

22 August 2011 / 20:08:22  
Small efforts can reduce our heating bills significantly the carbon emissions in the air, says WWF Greece.

Standard & Poor's: Greece will default by the end of 2011

22 August 2011 / 19:08:52  
According to Moody's, Greece is one step closer to default because of the bilateral agreement signed with Finland, the Greek banks are waiting to receive today the so-called Memorandum of Understanding for participation in the roll-over of Greek government bonds.