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Athens News Agency: News in English, 09-12-14

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From: The Athens News Agency at <>


  • [01] ASE opening: Rise
  • [02] Athens Newspaper Headlines

  • [01] ASE opening: Rise

    Equity prices were rising at the opening of trade on Monday on the Athens Stock Exchange (ASE), with the basic share price index up 2.16 percent, standing at 2,207.29 points at 10:55 a.m., and turnover at 47.6 million euros.

    Individual sector indices were moving upward nearly across the board, with the biggest gains in Banks up 4.19 percent; Technology, up 3.16 percent; and Food and Beverages, up 2.15 percent.

    The biggest losses were in Chemicals, down 1.22 percent; Telecoms, down 0.97 percent and Oil and Gas, down 0.32 percent.

    The FTSE/ASE 20 index for blue chip and heavily traded stocks was up 2.56 percent, the FTSE/ASE MID 40 index was up 0.67 percent, and the FTSE/ASE-80 small cap index was up 1.06 percent.

    Of the stocks moved, 95 were up, 33 were down, and 16were unchanged.

    [02] Athens Newspaper Headlines

    The Monday edition of Athens' dailies at a glance

    A dire economic and fiscal crisis now directly and pressingly affecting Greece along with the government's envisioned measures to confront it and the latest developments in main opposition New Democracy party mostly dominated the headlines on Monday in Athens' newspapers.

    ADESMEFTOS TYPOS: "Public services to remain open in afternoon".

    APOGEVMATINI: "Prime Minister George Papandreou will announce on Monday the framework of severe tax measures".

    AVRIANI: "The 'old' PASOK against harsh measures".

    CHORA: "Clouds of war over New Democracy - Main opposition on head-on collision".

    ELEFTHERI ORA: "Dora Bakoyannis rejects ND's leader proposal to become responsible for education, culture sectors".

    ELEFTHEROS TYPOS: "Government to impose VAT on everything".

    ELEFTHEROTYPIA: "Government hints at drastic measures".

    ESTIA: "They're (PASOK government) totally unprepared to govern - They didn't have a plan for economy".

    ETHNOS: "Brussels' list of immediate measures".

    IMERISSIA: "Time of responsibility for country - Markets awaiting measures on economy".

    NAFTEMPORIKI: "Government unveils political position to exit crisis."

    TA NEA: "Police in battle against tax evasion".

    VRADYNI: "One hundred days of a (PASOK government) nightmare"

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