The yield spread between the 10-year Greek and German benchmark bonds widened to 12.80 pct in the domestic electronic secondary bond market on Thursday, from 12.65 pct the previous day, with the Greek bond yielding 15.93 pct and the German Bund 3.13 pct. Turnover in the market was a low 30 million euros, of which 23 million were sell orders and the remaining 7.0 million euros were buy orders. The five-year benchmark bond was the most heavily traded security with a turnover of 15 million euros.
In interbank markets, interest rates were largely unchanged. The 12-month rate was 2.15 pct, the six-month rate 1.71 pct, the three-month 1.43 pct and the one-month rate 1.24 pct.

Foreign Exchange rates - Friday

Reference buying rates per euro released by the European Central Bank:
U.S. dollar  1.447
Pound sterling  0.894
Danish kroner  7.569
Swedish kroner 9.098

Japanese yen  118.58
Swiss franc  1.280
Norwegian kroner 7.990
Canadian dollar 1.401
Australian dollar 1.358