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ADEX closing report

The June contract on the FTSE/ASE Large Cap index was trading at a discount of 0.39 pct in the Athens Derivatives Exchange on Friday.

Debt to social insurance funds up in the first quarter

Private sector arrears to social insurance funds grew by 584,570,643 euros in the first quarter of 2018, of which 235,672,484 were basic debt and 348,898,159 euros were extra charges, KEAO, the national collection center of social insurance…

Greek bond market closing report

Sellers kept the upper hand in the Greek bond market, pushing prices lower and yields higher on Friday. The yield spread between the 10-year Greek and German benchmark bonds widened to 3.93 pct in the domestic electronic secondary bond…

Greek stocks end sharply lower

Greek stocks remained under heavy selling pressure for one more session in the Athens Stock Exchange on Friday, pushing the general index closer to the 750-point support level. Selling activity focused on bank shares.

Weather forecast: Mostly fair on Saturday

Mostly fair weather and northerly winds are forecast for Saturday. Wind velocity will reach 6 on the Beaufort scale. Partly cloudy in the northern parts of the country with temperatures ranging from 15C to 30C.

Greek olive oil producers expect larger crop in 2018

Greek olive oil is expected to enjoy an excellent year in 2018, after a mediocre crop in the previous year, as this year's crop is projected to be better, George Economou, head of the Association of Olive Oil Industries SEVITEL said on…