Athens Digest 30.01.2019

• Athens buoyed by bond-auction success • EC’s Katainen urges persistence on NPL effort • IOBE lowers growth forecast over election-year concerns # Greece’s first post-bailout test in bond markets was declared a success by relieved government officials last night, raising EUR 2.5 billion on a 5-year bond yield of 3.6 percent. Finance Minister Euclid Tsakalotos … Continue reading Athens Digest 30.01.2019

Athens Digest 28.01.2019

• Creditors conclude mission as several pending issues remain open • IMF predicts rise in growth from 2018 but warns of dangers ahead • Reports says minimum wage will rise by 8-percent • Tsipras, Mitsotakis provide conflicting narratives to Economist # The representatives of the institutions completed their  mission in Athens on Friday but with several … Continue reading Athens Digest 28.01.2019