Unemployment edges down to 16.3 pct in March as inactives approach 3.5 mln
Greece raises another 2.5 bln with reopening of sought-after 10-yr bond
IMF raises outlook on Greek debt sustainability to merely 'uncertain'
Updated privatisation plan seeks to make up for ground lost in 2020
Covid recession bumped pension spending to 18 pct of GDP in 2020
Greece draws another 3 bln from bond markets as debt strategy continues at pace
Greek 30-year bond attracts strong demand at attractive yield
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.
There was talk at the end of last year that Greece would issue a very long maturity bond as part of its funding strategy in 2021, however the PDMA opted for a more conservative 10-year benchmark at the end of January.
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