Retail sales rise for third straight month
Greek retail sales by volume rose 7.4 percent in August compared to the same month last year, after a downwardly revised 4.7 percent increase in July, statistics service ELSTAT said yesterday. Sales volumes rose for the third month in a row,
Cypriot parties called on central banker Chrystalla Georghadji to quit as President Nicos Anastasiades said she had altered her appointment terms, omitting a conflict of interests clause about the occupation of relatives. Her daughter works at the law firm representing former Laiki Bank head Andreas Vgenopoulos.