PDMA readies bond schedule for 2019, with eye on prepayment of IMF loansEconomy
Greece’s Public Debt Management Agency (PDMA) is expected to publish its issue schedule at the start of December, shortly after the budget for 2019 has been voted in Parliament.
Strong interest as Greece issues first 52-week T-Bill in almost eight yearsEconomy
Greece took another step on Wednesday towards restoring its relationship with the markets and building its yield curve by issuing a 52-week treasury bill for the first time since April 2010.
Athens meets bond targets despite testing market conditionsEconomy
On Friday afternoon, one day after the successful completion of the bond issue, the Greek Finance Ministry provided the details of the transaction for the 3 billion notes due 15 February 2025.
Athens prepares for bond issue, eurozone works on growth/debt mechanismEconomyProgramme
An imminent bond issue by the Greek government is set to attract the immediate attention of local and international observers but discussions are continuing in the background regarding the method of the country’s exit from the third programme and what will follow.
Athens set to profit from falling borrowing costs as yields drop ahead of review completionEconomyFeatures
Greek borrowing costs have dropped significantly as the country nears the completion of what is meant to be its final adjustment programme.
High participation rate helps bond swap tick boxEconomy
Greece’s Public Debt Management Agency (PDMA) announced on Wednesday that is on the verge of completing successfully the debt management exercise that it initiated on November 15.
Greece continues debt management with swap of bonds worth 30 blnEconomy
Greece’s Public Debt Management Agency (PDMA) announced on Wednesday that it was inviting holders of bonds that were exchanged as part of the Private Sector Involvement (PSI) in March of 2012 to swap them with five new securities that mature between 2023 and 2042.
Athens eyes ample cash buffer, prepares for bond swapEconomyProgramme
Speaking to a parliamentary committee on Wednesday, Alternate Finance Minister Giorgos Houliarakis highlighted the government’s plans for creating an ample cash buffer before it exits the third programme next summer.
Eurobank raises 500 mln with covered bond issueEconomyBanking
Eurobank became the second major Greek bank to return to the international markets with the issuance of a covered bond on Wednesday, its first since 2014.
Greece completes first bond issue in three years, eyes more on way out of programmeEconomy
Greece has tapped capital markets with a 5-year bond issue for the first time since 2014, raising 3 billion euros.