The yield spread between the 10-year Greek and German benchmark bonds rose to 944 basis points in the Greek electronic secondary bond market on Tuesday, with the Greek bond yielding 12.73 pct and the German Bund 3.29 pct. Turnover was 61 million euros, of which 7 million were buy orders and the rest 54 million euros sell orders.

In interbank markets, interest rates continued moving higher. The 12-month rate was 1.94 pct, the six-month rate 1.49 pct, the three-month 1.18 pct and the one-month rate 0.90 pct.