Economy

Spain Cuts Back on Former Austerity Measures With Biggest Pension Increase in Years

After much speculation, the Spanish government announced on July 12 that it would raise its 2018 deficit forecast from 2.2%…

EU Lawmakers Demand Tougher Screening for Foreign Direct Investment

The International Trade Committee (INTA) of the European Parliament recently approved a framework to investigate foreign direct investment (FDI) more thoroughly, including…

New Spanish Government to Prioritise Climate Change Policy

When the EU met last month to hammer out the details of its new energy governance bill, there was a…

The Juncker Plan Makes Way for More Unified & Lucrative EU Investment Fund

The EU’s current investment fund, also known as the Juncker Plan, is being reworked to create a single mega-fund called…

The Malta Stock Exchange Teams Up with Binance to Launch New Accelerator Programme

Just three months after announcing it would be moving its headquarters to Malta, Binance, the world’s leading cryptocurrency exchange, has…

EU Launches Retaliatory Tariffs Early on 2.8 Billion Euros of US Goods

The EU has implemented the first of a round of formal trade retaliations against the US following significant efforts from…

Multinational PMI Gives Greece a Vote of Confidence in New Investments

Earlier this year, a tobacco multinational with a significant presence in Greece invested 300 million euros in the country to…

Eurogroup Agrees to Significant Debt Relief for Greece

The Eurogroup met in Luxembourg on Thursday for what turned out to be a long night of negotiations over a…

Greece’s New Growth Strategy Propels Country Into Promising Future

In just two months, Greece will exit from its bailout programme, marking the end to an eight-year-long memoranda era. The…

Forthnet CEO Sees Bright Future Ahead for Company and Greek Telecommunications Industry

As the revitalization of the Greek economy continues, companies such as Forthnet are investing in innovation that will help propel…
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