The last week of campaigning ahead of Sunday’s European Parliament and local elections promises to be intense as opinion polls suggest that SYRIZA is closing the gap on New Democracy in the wake of the adoption of the latest package of so-called positive measures.
Greece’s central government debt fell by 1.25 billion euros to 357.69 billion euros quarter-on-quarter (QoQ) in the first quarter (Q1) of 2019, from 358.95 billion euros in the previous quarter, the Finance Ministry's (MoF) debt bulletin showed on Monday.
Greece’s industrial turnover fell by 6.7 percent year-on-year (YoY) in March compared to an upward revised increase of 8 percent in February, Hellenic Statistical Authority (ELSTAT) data published on Monday showed.
Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras suggested on Wednesday that the government may adopt more expansionary measures later this year as Parliament adopted the latest package of so-called positive interventions.
Greece’s central government primary cash balance recorded a surplus of 232 million euros in the first four months of the year according to figures released by the Bank of Greece (BoG).
Debate around a recent amendment to Greece’s Citizenship Code has prompted a flurry of claims linking the granting of Greek citizenship to upcoming electoral contests.
Barring any dramatic twists, the outcome of Greece’s next general election seems to have been decided. But the date of the vote is less of a certainty.