The yield spread between the 10-year Greek and German benchmark bonds widened to 12.66 pct in the domestic electronic secondary bond market, with the Greek bond yielding 15.75 pct and the German Bund 3.09 pct. Turnover in the market was a low 44 million euros, of which 41 million were sell orders and the remaining 3.0 million euros were buy orders. The five-year benchmark bond was the most heavily traded security of the day, with a turnover of 36 million euros.

In interbank markets, interest rates were largely unchanged. The 12-month rate was 2.15 pct, the six-month 1.70 pct, the three-month 1.42 pct and the one-month rate 1.25 pct.