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S&P affirms Greece's credit rating, citing rebalancing economy

Standard & Poor's affirmed Greece's sovereign credit rating on Friday and gave it a stable outlook, saying it believed the country's economy was gradually rebalancing.
Reuters: March 21, 2014

European parliament, member states reach deal on banking union

EU member states and European Parliament negotiators reached an accord Thursday on a new regulatory system designed to prevent a failing bank from wrecking the economy.
AFP: March 20, 2014

Piraeus bond sows seeds of Greek revival but capital demands loom

Piraeus Bank’s comeback to the public bond market – the first from a Greek bank in over four years – has fuelled hopes that its lenders are on the road to recovery, but capital demands are looming as the next big challenge.
IFR Asia: March 20, 2014

Troika reaches Greece aid accord after long delay

Greece's key lenders reached a basic agreement on the next steps forward for its rescue program Wednesday in a long-delayed step that could free up fresh funds for Athens.
AFP: March 20, 2014

Ryanair reports record pre-bookings for Greece

Ryanair on Wednesday reported a record in pre-bookings for its six new scheduled flights from Athens to Chania, London, Milan, Paphos, Rhodes and Thessaloniki, ahead of the opening of its base in Athens in April 1.
March 19, 2014

Greece Recovery Gains Momentum in First Bank Bond Sale Since ’09

Greece’s comeback from an international bailout that roiled world markets and threatened to cause a breakup of the euro is underway.
Bloomberg: March 19, 2014

Justifying the doomsayers by default

Every time a step is taken to deregulate the market, two things happen: citizens acquire more choices and doomsayers spell disaster.
Paschos Mandravelis: January 7, 2014