Greek private sector deposits fell for the fourth successive month in January at the accelerating pace of 7.6 percent month on month (MoM), with balances reaching 148.04 billion euros, according to the Bank of Greece (BoG).
Greek bank credit contracted by 2.9 percent year on year (YoY) in January, which is slightly slower than the 3.1 percent recorded in December, according to the Bank of Greece (BoG).
After falling in the preceding two months, Greece’s economic sentiment (ESI) rebounded by 2.9 points to 98.2 in February from 95.3 in January, according to the European Commission (EC).
Greece's travel receipts rose by a mere 1 percent year on year (YoY) in December from 30.7 percent in November, according to the Bank of Greece (BoG).
Greece’s central government debt rose by 2.4 billion quarter on quarter (QoQ) to 324.13 billion at the end of the fourth quarter (Q4) of 2014 from 321.73 billion at the end of Q3, according to the Finance Ministry debt bulletin.
Greece's current account (C/A) balance showed a deficit for the third successive month in December, when it reached 870 million euros, which was more than 3.5 times higher than last year’s figure, according to the Bank of Greece (BoG).
The Turnover Index in Industry headed south for the second straight month in December but at an accelerating pace of 8.9 percent from 0.7 percent in November, according to the Hellenic Statistical Authority (ELSTAT).
During a press briefing on Wednesday to set out the government’s initiatives for the settlement of unpaid tax obligations, Alternate Finance Minister Nadia Valavani provided figures that give a useful insight into outstanding tax debt
The drop in Greek consumer price index (CPI) accelerated for the second straight month to 2.8 percent in January from 2.6 percent in December, according to the Hellenic Statistical Authority (ELSTAT).
Greece’s central government primary cash balance recorded a deficit of 149 million euros in January 2015 from surplus of 812 million last year, according to the Bank of Greece (BoG).