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  • Forex » Greek mid-year budget surplus
    August 13, 2013, 15:41 GMT

    A surprising positive figure stared back at the Greek finance minister Yannis Stournaras Monday when a mid year budget report showed a €2.6 billion surplus before the omission of interest payments, local government spending and social security funds. Despite the latter, the figure is a much more optimistic realisation than the expected €3.1 billion deficit for the