The drop in the Greek consumer price index (CPI) decelerated to 2.2 percent in February from 2.8 percent in January, according to the Hellenic Statistical Authority (ELSTAT).
Τhe growth rate in the number of road motor vehicles (going into circulation for the first time) accelerated to 26.8 percent in February from 12.8 percent in January, according to the Hellenic Statistical Authority (ELSTAT).
The Turnover Index in Accommodation and Food Services rose at an accelerating pace of 22.2 percent in the fourth quarter (Q4) of 2014 from 7.6 percent in Q3, according to Hellenic Statistical Authority (ELSTAT).
Eurozone finance ministers meet on Monday afternoon to discuss, amongst other things, the list of seven reforms submitted by Greek Finance Minister Yanis Varoufakis last week - a vital step towards Greece possibly overcoming its pressing liquidity problems.
Ahead of Monday's meeting of eurozone finance ministers, Greek Finance Minister Yanis Varoufakis has sent a letter to Eurogroup President Jeroen Dijsselbloem setting out an initial list of seven reforms to be submitted for technical discussions.
Ahead of the publication of February’s budget execution figures next week, Finance Ministry sources have told local media that the revenue shortfall widened to around 1.5 billion euros by February from around 1 billion in January.
The seasonally adjusted (SA) unemployment rate rose to 26 percent in December from an upward revised 25.9 percent in November, according to the Hellenic Statistical Agency (ELSTAT). This was the first uptick in the headline figure since September 2013.
Greek privatisations are expected to be one of the subjects discussed at Monday’s Eurogroup, as the government sets out its policies for one of the most troubled aspects of economic policy over the last few years.
The interest rate on households’ new time deposits eased in January by just 2 basis points (bps), falling to 1.8 percent from 1.82 percent in December, according to the Bank of Greece (BoG).
Greek banks’ Eurosystem funding jumped by 31.44 billion euros month on month (MoM) to 87.48 billion at the end of January from 56.04 billion at the end of December, according to the Bank of Greece's (BoG) monthly financial statement published today.