Greece’s industrial turnover fell 12.2 percent from a year earlier in January, compared with a revised drop of 3.6 percent in December.
Industrial giant Viohalco posted a net income of 21.5 million euros in 2020, up from 8.21 million euros the year before, even as revenue slid 8.3 percent, as the commercial value of its investment properties increased.
Greece’s central government recorded a primary cash balance deficit of 2.72 billion euros in the first two months of the year, according to figures released by the Bank of Greece.
Leveraging the positive sentiment following the ECB announcement last week that it would pick up the pace on bond purchases, thereby settling the latest sovereign bond markets jitters, Greece issued an ultra-long 30-year benchmark, its longest issue since January 2007.
The budget primary balance recorded a deficit of 1.5 billion euros in the two month of 2021, compared with a surplus of 831 million in the same period of 2020, the preliminary Finance Ministry budget execution bulletin for February showed.
Greece’s seasonally adjusted unemployment rate fell to 15.8 percent in December from 16.2 percent in November, Hellenic Statistical Authority’s data showed on Wednesday.
Piraeus Bank posted a loss of 662 million euros last year as it suffered from impairments arising from Covid and one-offs loan securitisation losses.
The Bank of Greece’s (BoG) released statistics for the fourth quarter (Q4) of 2020 regarding the operations of Credit Servicing Firms (CSFs) in Greece.
Road motor vehicles going into circulation for the first time fell by 16.4 percent in February compared to a drop of 27.8 percent in January, Hellenic Statistical Authority (ELSTAT) data showed.
The turnover index in accommodation and food services fell by 57.6 percent year-on-year in the fourth quarter, a third straight quarter when it dropped by more than half, Hellenic Statistical Authority figures showed on Friday.