The yield spread between the 10-year Greek and German benchmark bonds eased slightly to 896 basis points in the Greek electronic secondary bond market on Tuesday, from 910 bps the previous day, with the Greek bond yielding 11.33 pct and the German Bund 2.37 pct.

Turnover in the market totaled 78 million euros, with the 17-year bond the most heavily traded security of the market with a turnover of 25 million euros.

In interbank markets, interest rates were largely unchanged. The 12-month rate was 1.54 pct, the six-month 1.27 pct, the three-month 1.04 pct and the one-month rate 0.85 pct.