NEWS

Agenda

J.P. Morgan firm of consultants is due to announce officially its recommendation for winning bidder for Hellenic Industrial Development Bank (ETBA), either Agricultural Bank or Piraeus Bank. The Panhellenic Exporters’ Association holds a press briefing on The New Conditions in World Trade, and the Impact on Greek Exports of Goods and Services. At the Hotel Grande Bretagne. General meetings: Athens Medical Center-Palaio Faliron Clinic on absorption by parent company; Syros Neorion Shipyards on share capital increase. TUESDAY Computer Associates Hellas holds the e-Trust Security Forum. At Divani Caravel Hotel. For further information, call 339.2502. WEDNESDAY Bank of Greece holds a conference on Euro: Our Currency. Bank of Greece governor Lucas Papademos will make the opening speech. Wim Duisenberg, president of the European Central Bank, and Minister of National Economy Yiannos Papantoniou will attend. For further information, call 320.1111. THURSDAY Teletypos holds EGM on up to 10-percent share buyback and granting of stock options to employees; 13.00, at Hotel Grande Bretagne. FRIDAY National Bank holds EGM on share capital reduction; 12.00, at 93 Aiolou Street. SATURDAY The 4th International Motorshow 2001 opens at the Peace and Friendship Stadium. To October 28. The 2nd International Automotive Conference on Europe’s Automotive Future, is held at the Athenaeum Intercontinental Hotel. Transport Minister Christos Verelis will attend. Conference on Security in Cyberspace and Hacking. At the amphitheater of the War Museum, Vassilisis Sofias Ave. The government has announced that as of 2002, homeowners will be obliged by law to insure their houses against natural disasters (earthquakes, floods, forest fires, etc).