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Greek Daily News – 14/06/23

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ECONOMY

Greek enterprises’ turnover increased by 8.3% or by EUR 7.5 billion in the first quarter of 2023, totaling EUR 97,564,300,000 from EUR 90,100,078,000 in the same period in 2022, according to the Hellenic Statistical Authority.

INVESTMENT

-Italian group Grimaldi which owns Greek ferry unit Minoan Lines, has been selected as preferred bidder for Crete’s largest port, tabling €80m for a 67% stake in the Heraklion Port Authority. Last year Grimaldi was selected in a €84.7m deal to acqquire a 67% stake in Igoumenitsa Port Authority in northwestern Greece.

-A consortium of businesses and technological, scientific bodies led by the Eunice group announced an investment of EUR 11 million for the construction of a hub for the production and distribution of green hydrogen in Atherinolakkos, Crete, AMNA reported.

REAL ESTATE

Some 17,000 houses in the market were found with illegal engineers’ certificates Giorgos Rouskas, president of the Association of Notaries of Greece told the Premium Real Estate Forum on Saturday.

CAPITAL MARKET

-The Athens Exchange (ATHEX) general index closed up 0.65% to 1,274.54 points, the eighth consecutive session of gains for the main index.

-Athens Stock Exchange Group’s (HELEX) international road show to promote listed medium-capitalization companies to European institutional investors for the first time, kicked off on Tuesday (June 14) in Geneva. Thirteen Athens-listed companies participated: Athens Water, Austriacard, Briq Properties, Cenergy, Dimand, Elvalhalcor, Entersoft, Hellenic Exchanges, IPTO, Kri-Kri, Piraeus Port, Profile and Thrace Plastics.