Sellers kept the upper hand in the Greek bond market, pushing prices lower and yields higher on Friday. The yield spread between the 10-year Greek and German benchmark bonds widened to 3.93 pct in the domestic electronic secondary bond market from 3.74 pct on Thursday, with the Greek bond yielding 4.32 pct (4.21 pct the previous day) and the German Bund yielding 0.39 pct. Turnover was 17 million euros, all sell orders.

In interbank markets, interest rates moved lower. The 12-month rate was -0.191 pct, the nine-month rate was -0.218 pct, the six-month rate was -0.270 pct, the three-month rate was -0.325 pct and the one-month rate was -0.373 pct.