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Athens News Agency: News in English, 09-12-30

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From: The Athens News Agency at <>


  • [01] Paggaio mayor declared missing
  • [02] ASE opening: Decline
  • [03] Athens Newspaper Headlines

  • [01] Paggaio mayor declared missing

    The mayor of a northeast Greece municipality was declared missing on Tuesday by Kavala police. Paggaio municipality mayor Triantafyllos Koukoudis left his residence outside Kavala on Sunday with his car, saying he had business and did not return. Police launched a search in the area of Eleftheron municipality, where according to reports, Koukoudis was heading.

    On Tuesday, officers searched the mayor residence and on Wednesday authorities extended their search to a sea region east of Kavala.

    [02] ASE opening: Decline

    Equity prices were declining at the opening of trade on Wednesday on the Athens Stock Exchange (ASE), with the basic share price index down 0.17 percent, standing at 2,192.72 points at 11:00 a.m., and turnover at 6.659 million euros.

    Individual sector indices were moving mostly downward, with the biggest gains in Health, up 1.51 percent; Oil and Gas, up 0.30 percent.

    The biggest losses were in Telecoms, down 0.48 percent; and Constructions, down 0.30 percent.

    The FTSE/ASE 20 index for blue chip and heavily traded stocks was down 0.25 percent, the FTSE/ASE MID 40 index was up 0.49 percent, and the FTSE/ASE-80 small cap index was up 0.82 percent.

    Of the stocks moved, 21 were up, 18 were down, and 19 were unchanged.

    [03] Athens Newspaper Headlines

    The Wednesday edition of Athens' dailies at a glance

    The prime minister's statements on the closely watched stability pact, proposals for Parliament committees of inquiry as well as a high-profile comment that recent hikes in vehicle road taxes were a mistake mostly dominated the headlines on Wednesday in Athens' dailies.

    ADESMEFTOS TYPOS: "Thousands of citizens permanently park their cars".

    APOGEVMATINI: "Three million buildings vulnerable to major quake".

    AVGHI: "(VAT) Slap to consumers, merchants".

    AVRIANI: "Government U-turn in vehicles taxes".

    CHORA: "Political Babylon (from PM's statements)".

    ELEFTHERI ORA: "Government giving Greek citizenship to illegal migrants".

    ELEFTHEROTYPIA: "Government aims to curtail 8 percent deficit in order to sooth relations with EU, markets".

    ELEFTHEROS TYPOS: "Mockery over vehicles' taxes".

    ESTIA: "Taxpayers react over absurd taxes".

    ETHNOS: "Prime Minister: Higher vehicle taxes wrong, unfair".

    IMERISSIA: "Papandreou leaves open window on VAT hike".

    KATHIMERINI: "Papandreou pledge on pact accepted by EU".

    NAFTEMPORIKI: "2.5 billion euro revenues plan via privatisations".

    RIZOSPASTIS: "Government prepares tax raid - New storm of anti-popular measures".

    TA NEA: "Five new taxes and an apology".

    VIMA: "Mr. Papandreou confesses ..."

    VRADYNI: "Tax office demands information on property from citizens who want to return vehicles plates".

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