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
Net job hirings rise again, reaching 19,281 in July - highest since 2001
The employment balance was kept positive for the sixth successive month with net hirings reaching 19,281 in July 2016 from net departures of 16,658 a year ago, the Labour Ministry’s information system (Ergani) data showed on Thursday.
In addition, this year’s figure is the highest reading since 2001, well above the previous high of 14,131 recorded in July 2012.
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