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Eurozone Accepts Greek Government Bonds as Collateral

Greece welcomed a decision by the European Central Bank on Tuesday to accept Greek government bonds as collateral as a move “that will further boost liquidity in the economy.” "We welcome the ECB's decision to accept Greek government bonds as...

Greek Bonds Drop Below 1% Milestone For the First Time in History

Greece's 10-year state bonds broke into new historic record-low territory on Wednesday, dropping below the one-percent milestone for the first time in history. The country's 10-year bonds were trading at a yield of 0.962% on Wednesday afternoon, down from 1.08%...

Greek 15-Year Bond Attracts Record Orders at Very Low Interest

With bids reaching a stunning 19 billion euros, Greece's first 15-year state bond offers book closed in very impressive fashion on Tuesday afternoon. The Greek state had initially intended to withdraw just 2.5 billion euros, but the investor's trust in...

Greece Launches 15-Year State Bond, Signaling Return to Financial Normality

Greece's Public Debt Management Authority announced the launch of a 15-year state bond in a statement released on Monday. The announcement came just 48 hours after the credit rating agency Fitch upgraded the country's credit rating to BB from BB-. This...

Greece's Borrowing Costs Hit New Record Low, Raising Economic Hopes

Greek state bond prices continued their downward rally on Wednesday, with the 10-year bond yield falling to a new all-time low of 1.811 percent. Greece's borrowing costs rallied to the bottom after the government announced the full abolition of capital...

Greece's Borrowing Costs Hit New All-Time Low

Greece’s borrowing costs have tumbled to a record low on Wednesday, reflecting hopes among foreign investors that the new government will be able to reinvigorate Greece’s reform program. The 10-year bond yield fell 2.6 percent on a daily basis on...

Cyprus to Tap Markets With its First-Ever 30-Year Bond

Cyprus has mandated investment banks to manage a double bond issue comprising a 5-year and a 30-year, euro-based bonds, the country's Ministry of Finance announced on Tuesday. This will be the first time Nicosia will borrow money on the international...

Greek Bond Rally Continues, 10-Year Yield At Lowest Level Since 2005

Thursday brought some good news for the Greek economy as the country's government bond yields continued their downward trend, reaching the lowest levels seen in more than thirteen years. More specifically, Greece's 10-year bond yield reached 3.36 percent, which is...

Greece Sees Major Positive Economic Developments in February

This Friday held a positive surprise for the Greek economy, as the yield on Greece's 10-year state bond fell to 3.647 percent, the lowest level in more than a year. According to Greece’s state-run AMNA news agency, this is partially...

Officials Warn Greece Might Not Get EU Cash After Reform Delay

Eurozone officials warned on Monday that Greece is on the brink of missing out on the first installment of approximately €750 million from the debt-relief scheme that was agreed on a few years ago. The Greek government has significantly delayed the implementation...