Primary cash surplus at 832 mln in February
Displaying seasonal features, Feb hirings balance beats last year by 11,212 jobs
Budget primary balance at 823 mln in Feb, beating target with help of higher revenues
Unemployment rate inches up to 18.7 pct in Q4
Wages index up by 4.9 pct in Q4 to reach highest level since 2012
Car sales rise by 15.7 pct in Feb
New court verdict adds to concern about impact of backpay on fiscal balance
Another court decision on backpay has revived fears that in the months to come the Greek government could be facing an additional spending outlay that may threaten to derail plans to maintain a primary surplus of 3.5 percent of GDP until 2022.
The issue is back in the news after the sixth section of the Council of State deemed this week cuts to the Christmas, Easter and summer bonuses unconstitutional for serving civil servants from 2012 onwards. The verdict is not final as the seven-member p...
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