-- The business environment in Greece worsened in 2010 as a result of the dire economic and fiscal crisis, an ICAP Group survey showed on Monday, with the credibility of Greek enterprises falling steadily last year.
The survey, based on a sample of 215,548 enterprises in the manufacturing, commercial and services sectors.

-- OPAP -- Greece’s state lottery and betting operator -- on Monday said its net profits totaled 166.9 million euros in the first quarter of 2011, down from 192.2 million euros in the same period last year, a decline of 13.2 pct.

-- The Greek state budget deficit totaled 7.246 billion euros in the January-April period, up from a target of 6.924 billion euros and from a deficit figure of 6.371 billion euros in the corresponding period last year, the finance ministry stated on Monday.