Reopening of 7-year bond affirms tougher conditions on sovereign debt market
S&P moves Greece closer to investment grade, puts focus on budget and growth
BoG: Growth could be 2 pts lower than expected, inflation may reach 7 pct
IMF urges caution on public finances
DBRS moves Greece a notch closer to investment grade as Moody's holds off
Building permits leap by 42.9 pct in Nov, taking year-to-date rise to 27.5 pct
Severe underspend covers lower revenues for end-May primary surplus
Greece’s budget execution showed that the 5-month primary surplus more than doubled to 1.51 billion euros from 707 million in the corresponding period last year, according to the Finance Ministry (MoF) preliminary budget bulletin published on Thursday.
The overall 5-month budget deficit fell by almost 30 percent to 1.4 billion euros, from 1.99 billion last year, outperforming the target by 2.08 billion.
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