Grexit_Greece_Deal_1606

Another day with the same old news headlines about Greece (Grexit) are hovering around, leading to another fresh buying spree across European equities. “Greece and creditors reach deal” sounds familiar, isn’t it? Every few months we are reading the same headline over and over again. Today the headline is Greece and creditors reaching the deal, ...

2017-07-26 Nour Eldeen Al-Hammoury Read more
Greece_grexit_ECB_3105

It looks like we are going to have a hot summer ahead, as we are very close to some key events in Europe, including Greece, Italy, and the UK. However, the Greek Drama is back on the table once again, and it's likely to overshadow the rest of the political and economic happenings in all over Europe. The old headline is back to the front pages ...

2017-07-26 Nour Eldeen Al-Hammoury Read more
Grexit_2302

For the past few years, Greece was on the edge of collapsing. However, the EU jumped in and managed to rescue the country. However, the EU managed to bailout Greece many times. Yet, the country is still suffering, affecting the rest of Europe, which in return keeps the uncertainty higher by the days. What’s The Problem? The Greek government ...

2017-02-23 Nour Eldeen Al-Hammoury Read more
Greece

Creditors approve 10.3 billion euros in the bailout package for Greece. German Ifo sentiment points to increasing business optimism, and markets await BoC rate decision. Today’s Economic events Australia construction work done q/q -2.60% vs. -1.40% Switzerland UBS Consumption indicator 1.47 vs. 1.40 previously Gfk German consumer climat...

2016-05-26 John Benjamin Read more
Japan_trade

Japan yen was stronger this morning after the weekend G7 summit saw investors ruling out yen intervention from BoJ. Trade surplus data from Japan also supported the view that the BoJ is unlikely to act in June. Today’s Economic events Japan trade balance 0.43 trillion vs. 0.27 trillion Japan flash manufacturing PMI 47.6 vs. 48.3 ...

2016-05-23 John Benjamin Read more
Greece_Bailout

German factory orders surged the month in March as demand for German goods increased from non-Eurozone countries. Japanese officials continue their verbal salvo against the yen and Greece approves more austerity measures. Today’s Economic events BoJ releases monetary policy meeting minutes Japan average cash earnings y/y 1.40% vs. 0.60%...

2016-05-10 John Benjamin Read more
Greece Euro

During last week, the euro weakened against the dollar with 0.53%, sending the EUR/USD major at 1.1223 and also marking the second straight weekly decline this year. The economic activity went down unexpectedly in the month of April, raising concerns over the health of the Eurozone’s economy, as per preliminary data of Friday. This downbeat data...

2016-04-25 Adrian Filip Read more
Greece

I participated recently in an entrepreneurial educational field trip to Athens that is organized by CIIM’s Entrepreneurship and Innovation Center (ENTICE). This is part of a series of educational field trips that CIIM’s organizes every year. The purpose of the trip was to visit various organizations (stakeholders) that make up the entrepreneuri...

2016-02-24 George Theocharides Read more

Lawmakers in Greece approved a deal for the country’s third bailout, which could unlock the country to receive new loans worth billions of Euros. The Eurozone finance ministers approved the first tranche of 26 billion Euros as part of the new bailout package which will enable to country to repay some of its debts and avoid a disorderly default. ...

2015-08-17 John Benjamin Read more
trading tools and educational information

Greek lawmakers finally managed to pass the bailout agreement that would see the country on course to receive its 3rd bailout while being considered for a bridge financing loan from the EFSF for the interim. The bailout parliamentary vote however divided the lawmakers in the 300 parliamentary seats. It was a tough choice for the Greek premier, A...

2015-07-17 John Benjamin Read more