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th-22052010Can this African nation that won the admiration of the world for its peaceful transition to democracy after generations of white supremacy rule conquer the bitter divisions of its past to turn itself into the biggest mover and shaker of the African continent? Or will it become...

The long overdue emergency loan for Greece is finally announced… Although there is no agreement yet about the overall amount of money to be disbursed, it is expected that the total figure will be more than €40bn at a 5% interest rate. Additionally, the European Central Bank...

Slashing the Greek budget deficit from 12.7% of gross domestic product to below the EU’s 3% limit by 2013 is clear. The problem is getting there. Since 1981, the Greek budget deficit has only been that low once, in 2006. True, over the previous decade the deficit did shrink...

th-01112009Emerging economies are now so closely integrated with developed ones that financial stress transmits rapidly and forcefully to all major emerging regions and multiplied through all parts of the financial sector: The global financial crisis, which pushed some emerging European...

th-30102009The credit outlook is negative reflecting the country’s deteriorating economic environment, fiscal risks associated with the immediate economic deterioration and associated contingent liabilities. There are further concerns that the country could experience a liquidity...

The Pound has been taking a battering in recent years, not helped by a policy of benign neglect by the Bank of England. Despite a 10% appreciation in the first half of 2009, at the end of June 2009(2) the £ERI was around 20% lower than in August 2007. At present, while...

th-01102009Cyprus technically fell into a recession in the second quarter of 2009, on a slowdown in construction activity and tourism with official estimates of a 0.5 percent contraction in GDP this year, after growth of 3.7 percent in 2008.Property developers and real estate agents...

th-31082009The recent global crisis has clearly proven that we do live in a global economy! A global economy that is interconnected to such extend, that movements in exchange rates, interest rates, stock prices and prices of goods are influenced in most of the globe; a global economy...

th-24072009Greece, a developed country with a high standard of living and very high Human Development Index; with the largest maritime fleet in the world; a top five tourist destination since at least the 80s; with a GDP growth average since the early 90s higher than that of the EU...

The first version of a presentation by Pytheas Investors Service in collaboration with Home4U Estates Limited on everything you need to know about buying property in Cyprus.You will find this report thorough and complete. Addressing all issues that an investor...



Did you know?

that in a lifetime the average European or North American will discard more than 600 times his or her adult weight in garbage and about a ton of trash per person per year?

that the revenue that is generated from gambling is more than the revenue derived from movies, cruse ships, recorded music, theme parks and spectator sports combined?

that the Boeotian Hesiod about 3000 years ago theorized on the entrepreneurship typical of the market (an early laissez-faire), identifying the effects of government debasement of the coinage, which causes a decrease in its purchasing power (think Adam Smith, Keynes and post Keynes), arguing about the importance of competition and the importance of justice and the law in order to foster order and harmony in society?

that Confucius about 2,500 years ago argued that the government should not compete for profit with the people, as it would only result to the exploitation of the population?

that Pytheas the ancient Greek explorer, mathematician, astronomer and navigator must have travelled to the American continent at the time of Alexander the Great?

that annually, the amount of garbage that is dumped in the world’s oceans is three times the weight of fish that is caught from the oceans?

that 1 recycled tin would save enough energy to power a television for 3 hours; 1 recycled glass bottle would save enough energy to power a computer for 25 minutes; 1 recycled plastic bottle would save enough energy to power a 60-watt light bulb for 3 hours?

that Pytheas through its Soil Water + Life Solutions is probably the only entity world wide that can provide a-no-chimney-no-landfill-solution for the treatment of municipal solid and liquid waste?

that recycling steel saves 75% of the energy that would be used to create steel from raw materials, enough to power 18 million homes?

that Pytheas has presence in 41 countries?

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