Greece’s retail sales picked up pace again in September, rising by 13 percent year-on-year (YoY) from a downward revised increase of 7.5 percent in August, Hellenic Statistical Authority (ELSTAT) data showed on Tuesday.
Greece’s employment balance in October turned negative with 70,048 more departures than hirings, from a positive balance by 19,727 in September, according to data from the Labour Ministry’s Ergani information system.
Greece’s economic sentiment (ESI) continued improving in November, rising by 1 point month-on-month (MoM) to 113.4 points, following a 3.7-point rise in October, according to European Commission figures released on Monday.
National Bank of Greece (NBG) reported a profit after tax from continuing operations of 714 million euros in the nine months of the year (9M), compared with a profit of 602 million euros in the same period of 2020, improving by 19 pct.
Credit movement in the Greek private sector increased by 0.9 percent year-on-year (YoY) in October, from a revised 0.8 percent in September and 0.8 percent in August, Bank of Greece (BoG) figures released on Friday showed.
The net private sector deposit movement in the Greek banking system remained broadly stable in October, rising by just 11 million, from 441 million euros in September and an increase of 1.48 billion euros seen in August.
Eurobank posted a net income of 216 million euros in the first nine months (9M) of the year, compared to a loss of 1.08 billion euros in the same period last year.
The budget primary balance landed at a deficit of 7.18 billion euros up to October 2021, compared with a deficit of 9.07 billion in the same period last year, the final Finance Ministry (MoF) budget execution data showed on Monday.
The European Commission published on Wednesday the latest report as part of Greece’s enhanced surveillance, moving the country one step closer to the completion of the post-programme framework.
The rise in the nominal value of apartments in Greece accelerated to 7.9 percent year-on-year (YoY) in the third quarter, from an upwards revised 6.2 pct in the second quarter, Bank of Greece (BoG) data released on Tuesday showed.