Current account surplus narrows to 1.82 bln in August
ELSTAT revises 2015 primary surplus downward to 0.15 pct of GDP, slightly ups debt
Industrial turnover edges up 0.2 pct in August in first rise since October 2014
PBO report highlights short-term recessionary impact and tax-centric austerity of 2017 draft budget
Primary cash surplus expands to 3.2 bln by September incorporating arrears repayment of 2 bln
Net job hirings of 7,788 in September; highest 9-month figure since 2001
Unemployment creeps up to 27.6 pct in July; little tourism boost evident
The seasonally adjusted unemployment rate in July edged marginally higher to 27.6 percent from 27.5 percent in June, according to data released on Thursday by the Hellenic Statistical Authority (ELSTAT).
Despite the reduction in the number of unemployed people in July, from 1.4 million to 1.37 million the decline in the number of employed combined with a significant increase in the number of people that dropped out of the labour force has pushed the rat...
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