GRReporter sought the opinion of one of the best Greek business journalists, Ilias Siakandaris, about the development of the events and his comments on current issues related to the crisis, the recovery programme and the future of Greece.
Without any doubt the extremes have managed to settle in Greece's political life. The rise of Golden Dawn is recent, but very closely related to the hegemony of the misunderstood left ideology, which lasted more than 30 years.
"The Minister's doctor recommended that he stayed home for a few days until he recovered," sources from Stournaras's office told GRReporter. "If he had a different job, he would probably observe the recommendation."
The Greek Orthodox Church holds a major share of the National Bank of Greece's stocks. It has hundreds of estates in some of the most beautiful areas of the country and is tax exempt - a privilege not a single average Greek or enterprise enjoys.
A large number of bank branches in Greece closed on Wednesday after employees in the banking system announced a 24-hour strike. They are protesingt against the merger of their health insurance fund with the National Organization for Health Care Provision.