The employment balance was positive with 32,975 more hirings than firings in May, data from the Labour Ministry’s Ergani information system showed.
The European Stability Mechanism published on Thursday, along with its 2019 annual report, an independent evaluation of the Greek bailout programmes.
Greece’s seasonally adjusted (SA) unemployment rate came to 14.4 percent in March from a downward revised reading of 15.9 percent in February, Hellenic Statistical Authority’s (ELSTAT) data showed on Thursday.
The latest OECD economic outlook for June 2020 takes stock of Greece’s position in light of the coronavirus pandemic and presents a number of scenarios.
Road motor vehicles going into circulation for the first time fell by 49.1 percent in May, softening compared to a sharper drop of 80.6 percent in April, Hellenic Statistical Authority (ELSTAT) data showed on Wednesday.
Greece’s Consumer Price Index (CPI) fell by 1.1 percent year-on-year (YoY) in May compared to a decline of 1.4 percent seen in April, Hellenic Statistical Authority (ELSTAT) figures showed on Wednesday.
Greece completed its third market foray for the year by issuing a 10-year bond of 3 billion euros. The coupon was 1.5 pct and the yield settled at 1.57 pct, suggesting a re-offer price of 99.375. The spread was close to 188 basis points.
The turnover index in accommodation and food services fell by 6.5 percent year-on-year (YoY) in the first quarter (Q1), slowing from an increase of 4.8 percent in Q4, Hellenic Statistical Authority (ELSTAT) figures showed on Tuesday.
Electricity consumption in Greece plummeted by -9.8 percent in April compared to the same month last year due to the emergency pandemic measures and economic slowdown.
Greece’s general government (gg) primary cash deficit came to 1.85 billion euros in the first four months of the year compared to a surplus of 1.73 billion in the same period last year, according to the Finance Ministry’s (MoF) monthly gg bulletin.