Panathinaikos produced an important road win at Zalgiris Kaunas for the Euroleague on Tuesday, while Olympiakos let its lead at Bayern slip through its hands to lose in Munich.
In just six years, tourism arrivals in Athens have more than doubled, as the capital is emerging as a major travel destination in its own right, with an excellent record in visitor satisfaction, according to the 15th survey on Attica hotel guests conducted by the Athens-Attica and Argosaronic Hoteliers Association and GBR Consulting.
Despite the strong rally by Greek stocks since the start of the year, HSBC estimates the Athens Exchange still has great potential to climb further.
The main index at Athinon Avenue edged even closer to the elusive milestone of 900 points on Tuesday, with positive reports fueling the growth of bank stock prices and other blue chips.
Bank of Greece Governor Yannis Stournaras on Tuesday appeared optimistic about Greece's continued economic recovery, predicting a robust growth rate of up to 2.5 percent next year.
The Greek economy will grow by 2.0 pct this year and 2.4 pct in 2020, the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) said in its autumn economic forecasts report released on Tuesday.
Energean Oil & Gas said on Tuesday its Energean International unit submitted an application to import and supply natural gas to Cyprus starting in 2021.
A 14-year-old boy was temporarily arrested for his part in the beating of a 13-year-old in a school yard in the area of Efkarpia in Thessaloniki during recess.
A 20-year-old university student was handed a 10-month suspended prison sentence after his arraignment Tuesday in a criminal court in Thessaloniki, northern Greece, on charges of sexually assaulting an unsuspecting fellow female student while she was studying.