The yield spread between the 10-year Greek and German benchmark bonds eased further to 5.08 pct in the domestic electronic secondary bond on Friday, from 5.13 pct the previous day, with the Greek bond yielding 5.55 pct (5.58 pct on Thursday) and the German Bund yielding 0.47 pct. Turnover was a thin 2.0 million euros.

In interbank markets, interest rates were largely unchanged. The 12-month rate was -0.171 pct, the nine-month rate was -0.220 pct from -0.222 pct, the six-month rate was -0.271 pct, the three-month rate was -0.329 pct and the one-month rate was -0.372 pct.