Athens Digest 11.10.2019

• NPLs: Hercules asset plan passes EU health test  • Mitsotakis says surplus could be used to help low-income households • Unemployment dips below 17 percent • Greece, Bulgaria finalise pipeline deal • Immigration: NATO chief backs Aegean patrol boost # The European Commission says Greek plans to slash non-performing loans do not violate EU competition rules. The … Continue reading Athens Digest 11.10.2019

Athens Digest 10.10.2019

• Negative yield at T-Bill sale • Greece slips further behind other euro zone members in competitiveness • Greek minister: EU, US oppose mass returns of Syrians to “safe zone” • Visiting its birthplace, Tusk voices concern over the future Democracy # A day after a historically low-yield bond auction, Greece’s T-Bill rate has turned negative. The Public … Continue reading Athens Digest 10.10.2019

Athens Digest 09.10.2019

• Greece’s raises EUR 1.5 billion on record low-interest bond • Budget differences narrowed with institutions, Greek officials say • Parliament backs probe against top former justice official • Tusk, Stoltenberg head to Athens # Greece has raised EUR 1.5 billion after reopening a 10-year bond issue to exploit historically-low interest rates. The yield from the latest market … Continue reading Athens Digest 09.10.2019

Athens Digest 08.10.2019

• Greece reopens March bond as yields tumble • Government makes budget debut with optimistic growth forecast • Turkey’s drilling plans rattle Athens • Hellenikon: Aegean embraces mega-project # Greece has announced it will reopen 10-year bond offer set in March that would take advantage of tumbling yields. The government said it has appointed BNP Paribas, Citi, Goldman … Continue reading Athens Digest 08.10.2019