Primary surplus inches up to 2.9 pct in Greece's 2015 draft budget

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Greece's 2015 draft budget to be tabled in Parliament on Monday will forecast a primary surplus of 2.9 percent of GDP, Alternate Finance Minister Christos Staikouras said in an interview with Sunday's To Vima newspaper.

This figure is higher than the both the 2.34 percent initially presented to the troika mission last week and the 2.7 percent incorporated in the Medium-Term Fiscal Strategy (MTFS) 2015-18 published at the end of April. However, it stands slightly below ...

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