Primary cash balance posts deficit of 46 mln at end of July
Industrial turnover up by 8.1 pct in June for eighth consecutive rise
Budget primary surplus at 3.05 bln in 7-month, above target on underspend
Building activity up by 45.7 pct in May, highest since Dec 2005
Eurosystem funding drops by 3.9 bln in July on big decline in ELA
Unemployment at 21.7 pct in May after revised April figure
Parliament's budget office warns government to move quickly
In its latest quarterly report published on Friday, the Parliamentary Budget Office (PBO) urged the new Greek government to move fast in order to reverse the negative climate created by snap elections and the failure of the previous administration to reach an agreement with the troika.
The PBO underlines that despite the 2014 primary surplus, the new government starts from a worse position than had been expected last year. Commenting on the funding needs in the coming months, the report notes that it appears impossible for Greece to c...
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