Fitch leaves rating unchanged, notes recovery potential and tricky fiscal balance
New government sets sights on sustainable and wide-reaching tourism industry
Falling T-bill yields underline market confidence in Greek debt, promise lower servicing costs
Bonds enjoy great buoyancy but remain some distance from investment grade
Strong investor demand for 7-year bond, yield settles at record low of 1.9 pct
Talks to begin on plan to rescue PPC from dire financial straits
A snapshot of Greek banks' ABS as ECB readies for next move
The European Central Bank (ECB) announced on September 4 that it will proceed with a large-scale purchase of asset-backed securities (ABS) as well as euro-denominated covered bonds issued by eurozone banks starting from October.
Although detailed modalities of both programs will be announced on October 2, it appears that Greek banks will be excluded from the ECB’s largest quantitative easing measures. The key reason is the country rating (‘B’ by S&P and Fitch and ‘Caa1’ by Mood...
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