Greece’s majority state-owned Public Power Corporation (PPC) has revealed its strategic five-year business plan, which was put together with the assistance of the consultancy firm McKinsey.
The employment balance remained in positive territory in June with 33,620 more hirings than departures, data from the Labour Ministry’s Ergani information system revealed.
Ahead of the rubber-stamping of Greece’s post-programme surveillance and Friday’s Eurogroup, the discussion about next year’s pension cuts is continuing.
Road motor vehicles going into circulation for the first time rose by 28.4 percent in June Hellenic Statistical Authority (ELSTAT) data showed on Tuesday, picking up pace from the increase of 18.7 percent in May.
Greece’s Industrial Production Index (IPI) rose by 1 percent in May, slowing from an upward revised increase of 2 percent in April, Hellenic Statistical Authority (ELSTAT) data revealed on Tuesday.
Greece’s Consumer Price Index (CPI) rose by 1 percent in June following an increase of 0.6 percent in May, Hellenic Statistical Authority (ELSTAT) data showed on Tuesday.
European Central Bank president Mario Draghi confirmed on Monday that Greece has little chance of being included in the QE programme.
Rating agency Standard & Poors announced on Friday that it had upgraded bonds issued by Piraeus Bank and the National Bank of Greece (NBG) to “investment grade”.
Greece’s trade deficit fell by 15.8 percent in May, picking up pace from April’s drop of 4.6 percent, according to data from the Hellenic Statistical Authority (ELSTAT) released on Friday.
Greece’s general government (gg) primary cash surplus came to 1.65 billion euros in the first five months of the year, falling by 571 million euros compared to the same period last year, according to the Finance Ministry’s (MoF) monthly gg bulletin.