Budget primary balance confirmed at 495 mln in January
Retail turnover edged up by 0.2 pct in Dec, annual increase at 1.3 pct
Credit contraction unchanged at 0.6 pct in Jan, balance at 153.43 bln
Deposits drop by 2.16 bln in January
Economic sentiment at 113.2 in Feb, strong improvement in services and retail
Primary cash surplus at 132 mln in January
Greek primary cash surplus more than doubles to 2.45 bln at end of August
The Greek general government (gg) primary cash surplus more than doubled year on year (YoY) reaching 2.45 billion euros in the 8-month period of 2014 from 1.17 billion last year, according the gg bulletin released by the Ministry of Finance (MoF) on Friday.
The MoF figures also showed that the gg cash deficit narrowed by 44.7 percent YoY to 2.34 billion euros from 4.24 billion in the corresponding period last year.
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