On the evening of the 25th March 2021 community leaders and philhellenes came together at the Hellenic Museum to mark 200 Years of GreekIndependence. Guests gathered in the forecourt of the Hellenic Museum, housed within the former Royal Mint, sipping Mastiha and Ouzo cocktails whilst re-enactors kept guard in traditional dress.
ATHENS -- Bank of Greece executive Christina Papaconstantinou was on Thursday sworn in as the new deputy governor of the Bank of Greece, in the presence of President of the Hellenic Republic Katerina Sakellaropoulou.
ATHENS -- The Hellenic BankAssociation (HBA) expressed its condolences on Tuesday over the death of Yannis S. Costopoulos, citing him with a sector description as 'the patriarch of bankers' for his service at the helm of Alpha Bank and his contribution to the contemporary Greek banking system.
A bill to allow bank ... This move is being made ahead of the SCI of PiraeusBank, of which the Hellenic Financial Stability Fund controls 61.3% and intends to operate as the guarantor that will attract private funds too.
Banks will issue loans up to 50,000 euros each to very small enterprises with an annual turnover of no more than €200,000 in the context of the new Guarantee Fund of the Hellenic DevelopmentBank that is expected to start operating in early March.
The view expressed during talks on Tuesday with the government echoed the opinions voiced by the banks and the companies managing bad loans for the funds that have acquired them ... A necessary condition for state subsidies is that the enterprises that benefit from them must reach an arrangement with the banks regarding their debts.
Loans whose repayments have been frozen due to the pandemic add up to 30 billion euros, concerning some 400,000 individual and corporate borrowers, according to the Hellenic BankAssociation... All banks, as well as the companies managing loans for them, have created special programs for the gradual restoration of tranche payments.