ECONOMY

Week Ahead

Monday

Prime Minister George Papandreou will be in Syros, where he will visit the island?s chamber of commerce and meet with local officials.

A Business Analytics Forum titled ?Trends in Business Analytics-Perspectives and Oppurtunities in the New Era Ahead? will be held at the American School of Classical Studies in Kolonaki. (Info: www.businessanalyticsforum.gr)

Regional Development and Competitiveness Minister Michalis Chrysochoidis holds press conference at the ministry on competition issues affecting the market, starting at 1 p.m.

Environment Energy and Climate Change Minister Tina Birbili to attend EU energy meeting in Brussels.

The Hellenic Federation of Enterprises will hold an event on the corporate governance of publicly listed companies at Hellenic Cosmos (254 Pireos, Tavros), starting at 6 p.m. (Info: www.sev.org.gr)

The Hellenic Statistical Authority unveils data on new building construction materials for February. (Info: www.statistics.gr)

Tuesday

Public sector union ADEDY holds a protest rally ahead of the March 24-25 EU summit, at Klafthmonos Square, starting at 6 p.m.

The Bank of Greece will unveil January trade figures. (Info: www.bankofgreece.gr)

Alpha Bank, Greece?s third-largest lender, reports full-year earnings after the close of trade on the Athens bourse. (Info: www.alpha.gr)

Energy and metals company Mytilineos is scheduled to unveil full-year earnings. (Info: www.mytilineos.gr)

The Hellenic Statistical Authority announces January data on industrial new orders and industrial turnover. (Info: www.statistics.gr)

The Hellenic Foundation for European and Foreign Policy (ELIAMEP) holds an open discussion on developments in the Middle East and Greece?s position. The event will be held at the Foreign Ministry at 12.30 p.m. (Info: www.eliamep.gr)

Wednesday

Finance Minister Giorgos Papaconstantinou meets with members of the ruling Socialists? parliamentary group to inform them of proposed changes to the tax system at 6 p.m.

The Hellenic National Committee of International Council of Shopping Centers (ICSC) holds a conference titled ?Recent Developments in Spain?s Commercial Property in Spain: Lessons for the Greek Market,? at the Athenian Capitol at 4 p.m. (Info: www.icsc.org/2010GRE)

Electrical appliance distributor FG Europe holds a company presentation at the Institutional Investors Association at 9.30 a.m.

National Bank, the country?s largest lender, is to announce full-year earnings after the close of trade on the Athens bourse. (Info: www.nbg.gr)

Bank of Cyprus is to hold extraordinary shareholders meeting. (Info: www.bankofcyprus.com)

Hellenic Exchanges holds an event marking the listing of new shares arising from a share capital hike completed by Marfin Popular Bank.

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