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ATHENS Greece's big banks must not relax efforts to reduce their bad debt after the positive outcome of a health check by the European Central Bank, a source familiar with the situation said on Tuesday, as the sector still faces challenges.
ATHENS Greece's largest lender by assets, Piraeus Bank , reported a rise in first-quarter net profit, excluding one-off items, thanks to lower loan-loss provisions.
FRANKFURT/ATHENS Greece's four biggest banks said on Saturday that no new funding plans were needed after stress test results showed they would lose around 15.5 billion euros of their capital by 2020 under an adverse economic scenario.
ATHENS The European Central Bank should maintain its "waiver" on Greek government bonds, continuing to accept them as collateral even if they stay sub-investment grade after the country exits its bailout, Greece's central bank chief said on Wednesday.
ATHENS Greek banks will pass the European Central Bank's (ECB) stress test of their financial health, the chief executive of the country's second-biggest lender, National Bank (NBG) , said on Monday.
ATHENS Greek banks made further progress during last year's fourth quarter in reducing their exposure to doubtful and non-performing loans, central bank data showed on Thursday.
ATHENS, March 29 Greek banks made further progress during last year's fourth quarter in reducing their exposure to doubtful and non-performing loans, central bank data showed on Thursday.
ATHENS Greece's second largest lender National Bank (NBG) widened its loss in the fourth quarter after booking higher provisions for impaired loans.
ATHENS Greece's largest carrier Aegean Airlines picked Airbus for an order of 42 aircraft worth $5 billion (4 billion euros) to renew its fleet of single-aisle planes and add capacity for future expansion, executives said on Wednesday.
ATHENS The European Bank for Reconstruction and Development will ask its board to approve extending its mandate in Greece by five years to 2025 to help economic recovery in the country, EBRD President Suma Chakrabarti told Reuters on Tuesday.