Greece agreed to sell OPAP stake for 652 million euros plus dividend: sources
ATHENS (Reuters) - Greece agreed to sell a controlling 33 percent stake in its gambling monopoly OPAP (OPAr.AT) to Greek-Czech investment fund Emma Delta for 652 million euros ($859.6 million), two senior Greek government officials told Reuters on Wednesday.
Under the terms of the deal, Greece will also retain dividends of 60 million euros, bringing its total proceeds to 712 million, the officials added.
($1 = 0.7585 euros)
(Reporting by Harry Papachristou)
NEW YORK - With the U.S. Federal Reserve finally announcing it will start tapering its stimulus, removing a big uncertainty in the market, can Wall Street expect a stronger finish to the year? Not really.
WASHINGTON - Start-up companies will be able to raise much more capital through certain public stock deals without facing costly regulatory burdens under a proposal announced by U.S. securities regulators on Wednesday.
BEIJING/HONG KONG - China reiterated its opposition on Thursday to a European Union plan to limit airline carbon dioxide emissions and called for talks to resolve the issue a day after its major airlines refused to pay any carbon costs under the new law.