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Tragedy off Acropolis: Woman dies after fall; Spanish tourist or Athenian resident?

A young woman, allegedly a tourist, died after she fell 20 meters off the rock of Areios Pagos, north-west of the Acropolis of Athens short after noon on Tuesday. The woman estimated in her 30’s was unconscious when the fire service and an ambulance arrived, and did not respond to …

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Weekend Weather: Sahara Dust, Rain, Snow, Temperature drop

A gradual change of weather is forecast over the weekend as a barometric low coming from North Africa moves to Greece with main feature very high concentration of Sahara dust but also rainfalls and sharp temperature drop. The concentration of Sahara dust is forecast to be very high in the …

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Burglar dies after fall from 6th floor in Thessaloniki building

A burglar died when he fell from the 6th floor of a building in downtown Thessaloniki, Northern Greece. The man was killed on the spot. He had previously committed burglary in an office apartment. The 33-year-old was killed while allegedly committing a burglary on Saturday night. The man had broke …

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Greek bond yields fall to levels of 2006

Greek state bond yields fell to 2006 levels in the domestic electronic secondary bond market on Friday, with the 10-year benchmark bond yielding 4.065 pct, very close to the 4.015 pct level recorded in March 2016 – as low as in 2008. This development pushed the yield spread against the …

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Greece announces “Return to Bond Markets”, aims to raise €4.03billion

The much anticipated return to the bond markets is on. Greece’s government is returning to the financial markets for the first time since 2014. The bond sale started at 1 p.m. Monday noon July 24th. 2017. The government aims to raise some 4.03 billion euros from the auction, while the …

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(UPD) Athens Stock Exchange plunges a day after Moody’s downgrade

Athens Stock Market suffered the heaviest losses since the beginning of the year and plunged at -3.81% and banks down at 6,26% in the shadow of Moody’s downgrade. Athens Stock Exchange is on a falling course and banks experience massive liquidation a day after rating agency Moody’s downgraded Greece’s credit …

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