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Greek government concedes early elections likely, stock market suffers second day of losses

The Greek stock market is suffering a second day of losses since reopening, as the country's left-wing government conceded that dissent within the ruling party was likely to force an early election.
The Tribune: August 4, 2015

After five-week shut down, Greek stocks plummet

Greece's stock market suffered heavy losses on Monday, plunging nearly 23 percent at the open before recovering slightly, after a five-week shutdown brought on by fears the country was about to be dumped from the euro zone.
Reuters: August 3, 2015

Greek stock market reopens with 22 percent loss

Greek stocks dropped sharply Monday when the Athens Stock Exchange opened for the first time in five weeks. The exchange index lost nearly 23 percent in the opening moments of trading.
August 3, 2015

Meimarakis calls on PM Tsipras to govern

"(Prime Minister Alexis) Tsipras needs to understand that he is required to govern, to take responsibility and provide solutions," main opposition New Democracy (ND) leader Evangelos Meimarakis said
August 3, 2015

Greek U18 basketball team wins Euro championship

The Greek U18 national basketball team defeated Turkey 64 - 61 and won the gold medal in the 2015 FIBA Europe Championship that was held in Volos.
August 3, 2015

It would take many months or years for Greece to lift capital controls - by Cyprus's example

If Cyprus can be an example to judge by, Greece would need many months or even years to lift capital controls imposed at the height of the Greek debt crisis after the banks were closed for three weeks early in July.
Xinhua: August 2, 2015

Greece may seek up to 24 billion euros in first new aid tranche - paper

Greece may seek 24 billion euros (16 billion British pounds) in a first tranche of bailout aid from international lenders in August to prop up its banks and repay debts falling due at the ECB
Reuters: August 2, 2015

Greek shares 'set to plunge 20%' as stock exchange reopens

The Athens Stock Exchange is set to plunge by as much as 20% on Monday when trading finally resumes after a five-week closure, traders have predicted.
BBC: August 2, 2015

FinMin signs order to reopen stock market on Monday

The Greek stock exchange will open for business once again on Monday, albeit with capital controls in place for Greek investors, after Finance Minister Euclid Tsakalotos signed the revelant ministerial decision late on Friday.
July 31, 2015

Greek PM defends controversial 'Plan B' for euro zone exit

Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras acknowledged on Friday that his government had made covert contingency plans in case Greece was forced out of the euro, but rejected accusations that he had plotted a return to the drachma.
TODAYonline: July 31, 2015