After parliament has adopted the new Memorandum of financial assistance, the recovery programme for banks will also take effect and they will register serious damages after the 50% haircut on Greek debt held by private investors.
Shops, banks and fast food restaurants have suffered the most from the urban warfare of last night. Athenian streets are again redolent with the smell of tear gas, and sidewalks are covered with broken glass. The eyes of passers-by in the centre of Athens are red; the air is stinging and chokes the throat.
Forty-five burned buildings, including bank offices, cinemas and shops, sixty-seven detained and many questions about the behaviour of the police have remained after Sunday night. Athens has once again become the world's number one news.