The yield spread between the 10-year Greek and German benchmark bonds widened to 13.01 pct in the domestic electronic secondary bond market on Wednesday, from 12.75 pct on Tuesday, with the Greek bond yielding 16.06 pct and the German Bund 3.05 pct. Turnover in the market was an improved 36 million euros, of which 30 million euros were sell orders and the remaining 6.0 million euros were buy orders. The five-year benchmark bond was the most heavily traded security with a turnover of 11 million euros.
In interbank markets, interest rates were largely unchanged. The 12-month rate was 2.15 pct, the six-month rate 1.73 pct, the three-month rate 1.45 pct and the one-month rate 1.23 pct.