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Govt eyes another bond market foray after expected upgrade by Moody’s in March
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Govt eyes another bond market foray after expected upgrade by Moody’s in March

Panos - Feb 21, 2018

Moody’s is expected to close out the most recent cycle of Greece's credit rating upgrades, as the former - by all accounts -- will follow Standard and…

Greece returns to markets again on Thurs. with 7-year bond
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Greece returns to markets again on Thurs. with 7-year bond

Panos - Feb 09, 2018

Greece returned to the markets on Thursday with a seven-year bond, an offering that was only temporarily postponed earlier in the week due to a mini crash…

Greek 10-year yields drop to 12-year low
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Greek 10-year yields drop to 12-year low

Panos - Jan 05, 2018

Greece’s borrowing costs briefly dropped to their lowest levels in 12 years on Friday, having already been among the best performing government bond assets in the euro…

Interest rate falls in latest Greek T-bill auction
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Interest rate falls in latest Greek T-bill auction

Panos - Jan 04, 2018

The Greek state drained 1.625 billion euros from the market on Wednesday during an auction of 1.250 billion euros worth of 26-week T-bills, with a interest rate…

Greek economic turnaround continues
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Greek economic turnaround continues

Panos - Dec 19, 2017

The positive signs coming out of the Greek economy increased this week as the country saw its fiscal targets being met while unemployment drops and bond yields…

Five billion euros cited in 2018 Greek draft budget from bond issues
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Five billion euros cited in 2018 Greek draft budget from bond issues

Panos - Oct 05, 2017

Bond issues worth five billion euros within 2018 are foreseen in the draft budget for the year, which was tabled in Parliament on Monday. Such a prospect…

Greek yields dip on upgrade
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Greek yields dip on upgrade

Panos - Aug 22, 2017

The ratings agency upgraded Greece’s long-term foreign-currency issuer default ratings to B- from CCC late on Friday, citing reduced political risk and sustained economic growth. Short-dated Greek…

Greece’s €3bn bond sale doesn’t mean its debt crisis is at an end
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Greece’s €3bn bond sale doesn’t mean its debt crisis is at an end

Panos - Jul 26, 2017

Compare and contrast. As Greece raised money in the bond markets for the first time in three years on Tuesday, prime minister Alexis Tsipras declared that the…

Greek govt thoroughly pleased with Tues. bond issue results
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Greek govt thoroughly pleased with Tues. bond issue results

Panos - Jul 26, 2017

Greek government sources on Tuesday referred to an "absolute success" and a confirmation of the positive course of the Greek economy, immediately after a five-year bond issue…

Pricing of Greek 5-year-bond later today, as Greece returns to market
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Pricing of Greek 5-year-bond later today, as Greece returns to market

Panos - Jul 25, 2017

The Greek government is expected to declare the country’s exit from the memoranda as it prepares to issue a 5-year bond upon returning to the markets later…

Greece’s return to bond markets could be an important error, analyst says
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Greece’s return to bond markets could be an important error, analyst says

Panos - Jul 14, 2017

Greece is preparing to return to the bond markets but an early move could be costly, an analyst told CNBC on Thursday. Media reports have suggested that…

Bloomberg: Greece Gets Investor Thumbs Up on Possible Return to Bond Market
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Bloomberg: Greece Gets Investor Thumbs Up on Possible Return to Bond Market

Panos - Jun 29, 2017

If Greece returns to the bond market this year, Mark Dowding would be a buyer. “We have been bullish on Greece over the past year or so,”…

Greek bond yields drop below 8 percent after debt relief offer
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Greek bond yields drop below 8 percent after debt relief offer

Panos - May 10, 2016

Greece's 10-year bond yields fell below 8 percent for the first time in over six months on Tuesday after euro zone finance ministers offered debt relief to…

Unease as Greek, Portuguese bond rates spike
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Unease as Greek, Portuguese bond rates spike

Panos - Feb 11, 2016

The financial market turmoil is drawing attention back to the ability of a number of countries that use the euro currency to pay their debts. On Thursday,…

Greece to auction three-month T-bill on Wednesday
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Greece to auction three-month T-bill on Wednesday

Panos - Jan 08, 2016

Greece's Public Debt Management Organization will auction a three-month Treasury bill issue next Wednesday, 13 January, worth 625 million euros. The T-bill issue will be available also…

ECB considers accepting Greek bonds once again in early 2016
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ECB considers accepting Greek bonds once again in early 2016

ilias1 - Dec 17, 2015

The European Central Bank is examining the possibility of accepting Greek bonds once again as collateral for the liquidity it provides to Greek banks. The ECB will…

OTE unveils bond buyback program‏
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OTE unveils bond buyback program‏

ilias1 - Nov 23, 2015

Hellenic Telecommunications Organization (OTE) on Monday unveiled a bond buyback offer and a plan to issue a new four-year bond loan. In an announcement to capital markets,…

Greek bond yields hit one-year low on deal with lenders
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Greek bond yields hit one-year low on deal with lenders

Panos - Nov 17, 2015

Greek bond yields hit their lowest in more than a year and banking stocks rose about 10 percent on Tuesday after the country’s finance minister said Athens…