Employment balance year-to-date posts record despite more departures in July
Fitch upgrades Greek rating to 'BB-', three notches from investment grade
Retail index jumps 5.3 pct in May led by fuel and supermarket sale
S&P revises outlook to positive, sees encouraging signs after debt deal
S&P upgrades Greece to 'B+' on back of Eurogroup agreement
ECB report highlights sluggish Greek economic growth
Revenues 705 mln short in June but expenditure above target by 961 mln
Greece’s budget primary surplus widened to 1.88 billion euros in the first half of the year, from 1.51 billion in the 5-month period, and 707 million in the first half of last year, according to the Finance Ministry (MoF) preliminary budget bulletin published on Tuesday.
Although the MoF did not comment on the revenue underperformance in June, our understanding that it reflects the further delay in the collection of the first instalment of the corporate income tax until July 20, with June revenues estimated at 300 milli...
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