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Greek stocks end significantly higher

Greek stocks ended significantly higher in the Athens Stock Exchange on Thursday amid a positive climate prevailing in international markets after the Federal Reserve announced there would be no change in monetary policy on Wednesday. The composite index of the market jumped 1.78 pct to end at 572.15 points, surpassing the 570-point level for the

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Greece set an agenda on refugee issue that will open at EU Summit on Saturday, say gov't sources

The prime minister's trip to New York focused on three issues: the United Nations, the Cyprus problem and the Greek debt, according to government sources.

As they said, Greece was clear and set an agenda that will open on Saturday in Vienna at a European level. Greece will emphasise on the fact if the refugee issue was a big threat of

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Tsipras to Greek-American community: You should be proud to be Greeks

Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras on Thursday visited the Greek school Agios Dimitrios in New York's Astoria district and talked to the pupils, urging them to be proud of Greece not just for its past but also for its present. In its current handling of the refugee and migrant crisis, Tsipras noted, Greece was showing the humane face of Europe.

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The Greeks travel despite the economic crisis, Manessis says

“The Greeks turn again to family packages and continue to travel despite the economic crisis” Andreas Manessis, founder and Chief Executive Officer in Manessis Travel, said in an interview with the Athens-Macedonian News Agency.

Over 100,000 people travel with Manessis every year, the CEO said adding that its target group focuses mainly on ages

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Greek civil aviation sector growing steadily

Greece's civil aviation sector is growing steadily in the last few years, an ICAP Group report said, with traffic in the country's airports surpassing 430,000 flights in 2015, with more than 49 million passengers, an increase of 10 pct compared with 2014.

Today, as regards domestic and international air transport, there is complete liberalization

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HEC expands activities globally

Hellenic Environmental Center (HEC) is expanding its activities in South Africa, Egypt (Suez), Panama and Jamaica, Dimitris Melissanidis, chairman of the company said addressing the inauguration event of HEC's land facilities in Piraeus.

The company was founded in 1993 in the collection and management of oil product maritime waste, with facilities

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We will not be absent from any big investment plan, Eurobank CEO says

"We will not be absent from any big investment plan," Fokion Karavias, chief executive of Eurobank said on Friday, adding that the bank has made all the necessary moves to safeguard the necessary liquidity.

Addressing an event to inaugurate the bank's second branch in Santorini, Karavias said: "You might think that this is an exaggeration, since we

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Chipita Group sales up 20 pct in 2016

Chipita Group sales are growing at around 20 pct so far this year while profits are growing at around the same rate, Spyros Theodoropoulos, chief executive of the group told ANA on Friday.

Theodoropoulos noted, however, that these very positive figures reflected mainly sales in foreign markets and not domestic sales and stressed that the Greek

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