ECONOMY

  • The speculators and a defenseless debt…

    The speculators and a defenseless debt…

    Sofia Papaioannou travels to London, Paris and Brussels in an attempt to answer the questions: what keeps Greek spreads high and what part did speculation games play in the Greek financial crisis? “The new Files” sheds light on the shadowy paths of the Greek debt in international stock markets, and discloses how stockbrokers and investment companies “played” with the Greek debt as if it were any ordinary financial product. In Brussels, Sofia Papaioannou meets in an exclusive interview the European Union official who, after the outbreak of the crisis in Greece and the disclosure of the speculation networks, was assigned with finding a life raft for the entire eurozone. “The new Files” also interview analysts...

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  • George Soros

    George Soros

    He is perhaps the most famous investor in the world. He made one billion dollars almost two decades ago by betting against the British pound. George Soros talks exclusively to Alexis Papahelas and the “New Files” about stockbrokers who invest against the euro, the position of Greece in the crisis, the German deportment and the future of the markets against the global financial crisis. An exclusive interview that will be discussed.

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  • former Prime Minister Konstantinos Mitsotakis

    former Prime Minister Konstantinos Mitsotakis

    On Monday 22 March at 23:00 “The new Files” open with a special, all-embracing interview of Konstantinos Mitsotakis. The former Prime Minister talks exclusively to Alexis Papahelas about the critical condition of the Greek economy, the financial crisis, the country’s political system and the limits of its endurance.

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  • Greek Statistics

    Greek Statistics

    How did Greece lose its reliability? “The new Files” travel to Luxembourg, Brussels and Paris looking for answers to all the difficult questions that torment the Greek financial world. For the first time, Eurostat opens the doors of its headquarters in Luxembourg, and explains how the state of the Greek economy is evaluated by the Commission’s technocrats and also when, how and why Greece became the “black sheep” of the Eurozone. Also, five former Finance Ministers of the last 15 years address the crucial question if Greece entered the Economic and Monetary Union in its own right. Among them, George Alogoskoufis, the minister who carried out the 2004 census spawning a storm of reaction in Greece and the first...

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  • Aspis Pronoia: The fall of the giant

    Aspis Pronoia: The fall of the giant

    Tasos Telloglou investigates the rise and fall of one-time insurance colossus Aspis Pronoia, which counts today more than 800,000 anxious insured Greeks, who are waiting to see what will become of their money. Moreover, the “New Files” seek out the life story of the young man from Tampouria who found himself at the company’s steering wheel. The show’s camera enters the now empty offices of Aspis Pronoia, where we interview the people who know well the past and present of the Greek branch of the General Insurance Company that became famous in the 1960s, when it insured Neil Armstrong against threats from aliens. Using as a guide the testimonies of former employees, experts in the demanding field of insurances an...

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