Primary cash balance falls to deficit of 877 mln in Dec, expenditure rises
Travel balance for nine-month period shows surplus of 11.57 bln
Building activity increases by 16.4 pct in October
Budget primary surplus at 1.97 bln in 2017 on strong underspend
Net job hirings balance positive by 15,315 in December
CPI rises by 0.7 pct in Dec for first 12-month positive streak after four years of deflation
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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