Covid recession bumped pension spending to 18 pct of GDP in 2020
Greece draws another 3 bln from bond markets as debt strategy continues at pace
S&P upgrades Greece to 'BB' with positive outlook in expectation of post-pandemic upside
BoG sees 4.2% recovery in 2021, re-emphasises need for bad bank
PM unveils 'Greece 2.0' plan to use EU recovery funds, transform economy
Greek 30-year bond attracts strong demand at attractive yield
Backpay for civil servants gets "positive" measures rolling for government
The Greek government has submitted to Parliament draft legislation that paves the way for thousands of civil servants to receive millions of euros in backpay, marking the start of a period of intense activity for MPs as the coalition plans to follow this up with other measures promised by Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras at the Thessaloniki Expo in September.
The amendment tabled on Wednesday, which may be voted on by the end of Thursday, aims to comply with a Council of State decision that deemed the cuts made to the wages of uniformed personnel, doctors, lecturers and judges in 2012 were unconstitutional. ...
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