The Greek electronic secondary bond market remained under pressure for one more day on Wednesday pushing state bond prices lower and yields higher. The yield spread between the 10-year Greek and German benchmark bonds widened to 3.70 pct from 3.57 pct on Tuesday, with the Greek bond yielding 4.45 pct (4.30 pct the previous day) and the German Bund yielding 0.75 pct. Turnover was a thin 4.0 million euros, all sell orders.

In interbank markets, interest rates were largely unchanged. The 12-month rate was -0.192 pct, the nine-month rate was -0.222 pct, the six-month rate was -0.276 pct, the three-month rate was -0.328 pct and the one-month rate was -0.369 pct.