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Kikilias confirms EU close to agreements for more vaccines

"It is not just the deal with Astra Zeneca. Τhe European Commission has been moving decisively all this time to ensure that the citizens of the EU member states have the required number of vaccines against Covid-19. The exploratory discussions with the pharmaceutical Cure Vac for 225 million doses have just been concluded, while similar discussions have taken place with other companies," the Health Minister said.
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The August rally for bank stocks and the tough day after 

The banking sector, due to concerns about the long-term effects of the crisis on the quality of their portfolios, has come under stronger pressure in Europe and the US. In Europe, the banking index has fallen since the beginning of the year by about 27% against a fall of 12% of the pan-European Euroxx 600 index, while in the US the banking sector has fallen by 20% versus a rise of 5.2% in the S&P 500. 
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Pandemic deals heavy blow to job market – Alpha Bank 

According to an Alpha Bank report, the balance of employment flows amounted to 111,300 in the first seven months of 2020, which is the worst performance since 2014, despite the increase in recruitment in the two months of June-July. Therefore, according to available data, it does not appear that the recovery of recruitment in recent months is able to offset the effects of the pandemic in the labor market.