Greece’s general government (gg) primary cash surplus came to 7.50 billion euros in the first ten months of the year, up by 773 million euros compared to the same period last year, according to the Finance Ministry’s (MoF) monthly gg bulletin.
Greece’s trade deficit fell by 5.4 percent year-on-year (YoY) in October compared to a fall of 2.3 percent in September, data from the Hellenic Statistical Authority (ELSTAT) released on Friday showed.
Greece’s seasonally adjusted (SA) GDP increased by 0.6 percent quarter-on-quarter (QoQ) in the third quarter (Q3) of 2019 after a revised increase of 1.3 percent in Q2, provisional estimates from the Hellenic Statistical Authority (ELSTAT) revealed on Thursday.
The overall weighted average interest rate on all new loans to households and non-financial corporations came to 4.32 percent in October, down by 27 basis points (bps) from the rate of 4.59 noted in September, data from the Bank of Greece (BoG) showed on Wednesday.
Greece’s manufacturing PMI rose to 54.1 points in November, up from 53.5 points in October, according to the latest data from Markit.
Greece’s retail sales index increased by 4.5 percent in September, following a revised increase of 2.5 percent in August, Hellenic Statistical Authority (ELSTAT) data showed on Friday.
Credit contraction in the Greek market came to 0.2 percent in October from 0.5 percent in September, Bank of Greece (BoG) figures showed on Thursday.
Net deposit movements in the Greek banking system were positive by 643 million euros in October, following outflows of 622 million in September, Bank of Greece (BoG) figures revealed on Thursday.
Greece’s economic sentiment (ESI) edged up by 0.3 points in November to reach 107 points, European Commission (EC) figures showed on Thursday.
The budget primary balance recorded a surplus of 5.74 billion euros in the first 10 months of 2019, compared to a surplus of 3.81 billion noted in October 2018, the final Finance Ministry (MoF) budget execution bulletin confirmed on Monday.