Athens welcomes volume, form of Commission's pandemic recovery plan
EC expects Greek GDP to drop by 9.7 pct for biggest fall in EU, before strong rebound in 2021
Athens expects emergency economic measures to contain 2020 contraction to 4.7 in baseline
S&P keeps Greece at 'BB-' but revises outlook to stable on Covid-19 concerns
Fitch keeps Greece at 'BB' but revises outlook to stable with eye on Covid-19 impact
Greece clinches attractive yield for 7-year bond amid testing conditions, diminished interest
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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