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
CPI up by 1 pct in July for seventh straight rise
Car sales increase by 28.3 pct in July
General gov't primary cash surplus for Jan-Apr quadrupled to 2.6 bln, arrears stable at 6.7 bln
Greece’s general government (gg) primary cash surplus more than quadrupled to 2.6 billion euros in the 4-month period of 2016 from 581 million in the corresponding period last year, the Finance Ministry (MoF) gg bulletin showed on Monday.
The remarkable improvement mainly stems from a rise in the cash surplus of the extrabudgetary funds by 1.28 billion euros, followed by increases also recorded in the state budget (+697 million) and social security funds - SSFs (+139 million). In contras...
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