S&P awards investment grade, bringing arduous cycle for economy to a close
OECD outlines several areas where reforms could boost growth potential
PBO draws attention to effects of climate crisis on public finances
Moody's ups GGB rating by two notches, on par with S&P and Fitch
Return to investment grade overshadowed by flood destruction
Scope Ratings second to give Greece investment grade as attention turns to key players from Sep
Covid recession bumped pension spending to 18 pct of GDP in 2020
Total age-related expenditure amounted to 26.4 percent of gross domestic product last year, according to figures in the Finance Ministry’s Stability Programme.
Pension spending rose to 18 percent of gross domestic product in 2020 as the economy shrank and various court decisions cancelled prior cuts, leading to backpay for hundreds of thousands of pensioners.
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