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Athens News Agency: News in English, 10-06-22

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  • [01] Greek bond market closing report
  • [02] Social security bill pending
  • [03] Stocks end 1.58% down

  • [01] Greek bond market closing report

    (ANA-MPA) -- Turnover in the Greek electronic secondary bond market jumped to 113 million euros on Tuesday, of which 97 million euros were sell orders and the remaining 16 million were buy orders. The five-year benchmark bond (August 20, 2014) was the most heavily traded security with a turnover of 22 million euros. The yield spread between the 10-year Greek and German benchmark bonds widened to 723 basis points, with the Greek bond yielding 9.94 pct and the German Bund 2.71 pct.

    In interbank markets, interest rates moved slightly higher. The 12-month rate was 1.28 pct, the six-month rate 1.01 pct, the three-month 0.73 pct and the one-month rate 0.44 pct.

    [02] Social security bill pending

    (ANA-MPA) -- A closely watched social security reform package will be tabled, by all accounts, in Parliament on Monday. According to finance ministry officials, the one-week delay is due to certain issues raised by the "Troika" (IMF, ECB, EU Commission), which have not been resolved. One such issue is the retirement age of women working in Greece's vast public sector who (ANA-MPA) have at least one minor. The current regime allows for the early retirement of women in the wider public sector who are mothers of at least one minor, albeit at a reduced pension rate.

    According to the same government sources, the pending issues will be resolved by Friday. (ANA-MPA)

    [03] Stocks end 1.58% down

    Stocks ended significantly lower at the Athens Stock Exchange on Tuesday, following a similar trend in other European markets. The composite index fell 1.58 pct to end at 1,569.99 points, with turnover shrinking further to 68.828 million euros.

    The Big Cap index dropped 2.08 pct, the Mid Cap index ended 1.02 pct higher and the Small Cap index rose 0.68 pct. The Industrial Products (3.95 pct) and Personal Products (2.64 pct) scored gains, while Travel (3.09 pct) suffered the heaviest percentage losses of the day.

    Broadly, advancers led decliners by 91 to 84 with another 43 issues unchanged. Attikat (15.79 pct), Nereus (11.11 pct) and Intracom (10.29 pct) were top gainers, while ANEK (23.81 pct), Vell Group (19.63 pct) and Paperpack (13.64 pct) were top losers.

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