Unofficial but Bloomers cite a draft report. We’ll have to wait until tomorrow for official confirmation but the Greeks won’t mind that being leaked. Funny how countries kick up a stink when they’re getting cut eh?
Headline on Reuters saying that Greece may scrap capital gains taxes for 2012/2013 on foreign holders of Greek bonds. That goes against the hoohah we saw yesterday where there were rumours that they would be looking at retrospective tax grabs. … Continue reading
Prior -2.3% There’s what saved the eurozone number as the Greeks drag their way back from recession
…and consumers are rushing to put their money in Greek bank accounts.
Sorry folks, we seem to have some gremlins in the works and the site is playing up. Greece released some data just now and it doesn’t make good reading April HICP -1.6% vs -1.4% exp y/y. Prior -1.5% CPI -1.3% … Continue reading
Probably the most pointless exercise I’ve undertaken and it’s not even a big data point, but I’m making damn sure things are correct The poxy Greek unemployment number has been changed back to 26.5% from 26.7%. Looks like the Greek … Continue reading
Euro region not out of the woods yet but on the right track Greece’s primary surplus better than expected Program countries made biggest reform progress EU partners confident France will stick to reform commitments Germany the economic growth motor and … Continue reading
Prior 26.7%. Prior revised to 27.2% Well someone’s cocked up because I’ve got 26.5% on Reuters and 26.7% on Bloomberg Whatever, the result it’s still pants. Update: Right, got to the bottom of it. 26.7% is proper rate compared to … Continue reading
Looks like they’ve wrapped up the Eurogroup finance ministers meeting as the Dieselbomb speaks to reporters. He says the Eurogroup welcomed the aid exit decision and that any Greek debt relief will be considered in context of next review. He … Continue reading
The euro finance bigwigs are having one of their meetings in Brussels today and Greece is on the agenda, reports BBG. Dutch finance minister Jeroen Dijsselbloem says he doesn’t want to see Greece push the discussion on debt relief but … Continue reading