HSBC, Citibank: Prospect of ND victory, majority govt a boon for ATHEX, bank shares

International ratings firms appear exuberant over the projected impact of a July 7 general election in Greece, with pro-reform and pro-market New Democracy (ND) party coming off two successive election victories in late May and early June 2019, and with the latest opinion polls showing it has a commanding lead that could translate into a majority government.


9.8%-point for ND in latest weekend opinion poll

Opposition New Democracy (ND) party continued to "flirt" with a double-digit percentage point leader over incumbent SYRIZA in the latest opinion poll to be announced over the weekend, with just three weeks left until a general election on July 7.

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