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
PPC, Hellenikon present government with first test of problem solving mettle
National Bank first to test market waters in post-election afterglow
BoG report highlights economic challenges, proposes way forward
Annual report shows majority of debt in official hands on favourable terms
Severe underspend covers lower revenues for end-May primary surplus
Greece’s budget execution showed that the 5-month primary surplus more than doubled to 1.51 billion euros from 707 million in the corresponding period last year, according to the Finance Ministry (MoF) preliminary budget bulletin published on Thursday.
The overall 5-month budget deficit fell by almost 30 percent to 1.4 billion euros, from 1.99 billion last year, outperforming the target by 2.08 billion.
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