Greece’s general government (gg) deficit came to 9.36 billion euros in the first seven months of the year, compared with a deficit of 5.96 billion euros in the same period of 2020, according to the Finance Ministry’s (MoF) latest monthly gg bulletin.
Greece’s debt manager successfully completed the fifth syndicated transaction of the year through a dual transaction of the re-opening of the existing 5-year bond due February 2026 and the 30-year that was maturing in January 2052.
Greece’s manufacturing PMI rose to 59.3 points in August, from 57.4 points in July, signalling the marked improvement in the Greek manufacturing sector, Markit data showed on Wednesday.
Eurobank posted a net income of 190 million euros in the first half (H1) of the year, compared to a loss of 1.17 billion euros in the same period last year.
Greece’s retail sales index rose by 11.7 percent in June following a revised increase of 14.8 percent in May, Hellenic Statistical Authority data showed on Tuesday.
Greece’s economic sentiment (ESI) rose by 1.8 points month-on-month in August to reach 113 points, European Commission figures showed on Monday.
Alpha Bank reported a net loss of 2.04 billion euros for the second quarter (Q2) of 2021, compared to a loss of 282.2 million euros in Q1, after booking losses from its Galaxy NPE portfolio securitization.
Credit movement in the Greek private sector rose an annual 1.2 percent in July, compared with 2.3 percent in June, Bank of Greece (BoG) figures showed on Thursday.
Net deposit movements in the Greek banking system continued to rise in July, increasing by 1.84 billion euros compared with inflows of 1.62 billion euros in June, Bank of Greece (BoG) figures revealed.
The budget primary balance recorded a deficit of 9.06 billion euros in the first seven months of 2021, compared with a deficit of 7.46 billion in the same period of 2020, the final Finance Ministry (MoF) budget execution bulletin for July showed on Wednesday.