Greece’s central government primary cash balance recorded a surplus of 232 million euros in the first four months of the year according to figures released by the Bank of Greece (BoG).
Thursday’s Eurogroup resulted in a warning from European Stability Mechanism managing director Klaus Regling that Greece may miss its primary surplus target this year as a result of the so-called positive measures adopted.
Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras suggested on Wednesday that the government may adopt more expansionary measures later this year as Parliament adopted the latest package of so-called positive interventions.
Greek banks’ Eurosystem funding edged up by 84 million euros month-on-month (MoM) in April, the monthly Bank of Greece's (BoG) financial statement showed on Thursday.
Debate around a recent amendment to Greece’s Citizenship Code has prompted a flurry of claims linking the granting of Greek citizenship to upcoming electoral contests.
Barring any dramatic twists, the outcome of Greece’s next general election seems to have been decided. But the date of the vote is less of a certainty.