Yields rise, but Greek debt still partly shielded from market headwinds
Travel receipts reach 8.55 bln up to July, balance of 7.71 bln beats 2019 record
Moody's, DBRS keep ratings unchanged, leave no doubt that fiscal prudence is key for next moves
Finance Ministry costs new support package, but questions remain over electricity subsidies
Industrial production grows by 7 pct in Jul, as manufacturing records monthly drop
Hiring balance slows in June as job market returns to normal levels
IMF sets out key priorities for Greece, including labour market flexibility
In its staff report for the 2016 article IV consultation on euro area policies released on Friday, the International Monetary Fund highlighted labour market flexibility, strengthening competition and improving business environment as the key reform priorities for Greece.
With regard to the labour market, the IMF recommends that reforms need to be preserved and further expanded. It makes special mention of the minimum wage, which it argues stands at the high end in the eurozone when measured on a GDP per capita basis.
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