Deposit outflow at 550 mln in Oct, led by a decline in corporates
Re-opening of benchmark bond fetches 200 mln at steep yield of 4.44 pct
In another cautious move, PDMA fetches 975 mln for 5 yrs at variable rate
S&P leaves Greece a notch away from investment grade as outlook blurs
Fitch leaves rating unchanged at 'BB', sees small recession and primary deficit next year
Yields rise, but Greek debt still partly shielded from market headwinds
Among euro area SMEs, Greeks face most problems with access to finance
Almost one third of Greek small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) named “access to finance” as the most pressing problem, according to an ECB survey on this subject conducted between April – September 2014.
The Greek SME rate (32 percent) is by far the highest in the eurozone, followed by Ireland at 18 percent and Spain and Portugal at 17 percent. In contrast, the lowest figure was named in Austria (7 percent) and Germany (9 percent).
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