Moody's holds on rating update stressing need for reform
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
Rating agencies concur in improved prospects for Greece
The June 15 Eurogroup agreement that concluded the protracted second review of Greece’s programme became the catalyst for the three main rating agencies to update their ratings, or the outlook, for the country.
Moody’s was the first to update Greece’s creditworthiness in its scheduled review, upping the rating by one notch to ‘Caa2’ with an improved outlook from stable to positive.
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