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
Hirings outpace job departures by 76,591 in May for fourth positive monthly balance in a row
The employment balance displayed net hirings of 76,591 in May 2016, down by 9,555 compared to the corresponding period last year, the Labour Ministry’s information system (Ergani) data showed on Wednesday.
In addition, this year’s figure means that there has been a positive balance for the fourth straight month, while is the second highest May reading for since 2001.
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