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Greek industrial turnover index up 26.9 pct in Jan

Greek industrial turnover composite index (measuring both the domestic and external markets) grew 26.9 pct in January this year, compared with the same month last year, after a 14.2 pct decline recorded in the 2016/2015 period, Hellenic Statistical Authority said on Wednesday.

Vacant job positions up 102.5 pct in Q4 2016

The number of vacant job positions in the Greek economy soared 102.5 pct in the fourth quarter of 2016, compared with the same period in 2015, Hellenic Statistical Authority said on Wednesday.

Greece remains fourth largest foreign investor in Bulgaria

Greece remained the fourth largest foreign investor in Bulgaria, after Austria, Netherlands and Germany, with total investments of 2.501 billion euros at the end of September 2016, from 2.441 billion in the same period in 2015, the Greek…

Greek bond market closing report

The yield spread between the 10-year Greek and German benchmark bonds ended almost unchanged at 6.97 pct in the domestic electronic secondary bond market on Tuesday, from 6.98 pct on Monday, with the Greek bond yielding 7.42 pct and the…

Autohellas to pay 0.85 euro dividend to shareholders

Autohellas Group said its after tax earnings grew 22 pct to 22.7 million euros in 2016, from 18.6 million in 2015. Consolidated turnover jumped to 264.8 million euros last year, from 182.9 million in 2015.

Fast food sector gaining ground, survey says

The fast food sector in Greece has positive outlook, as an intense pace of daily life, especially in big cities, the reduction of free time, the increasing number of single-member households and the entry of women into the labor market, are…

Minoan Lines reports improved 2016 results

Minoan Lines, a Greek-listed coastal shipping line, reported net after tax profits of 20.7 million euros in 2016, up 3.0 million compared with the previous year.