The yield spread between the 10-year Greek and German benchmark bonds increased slightly to 13.94 pct on Thursday, from 13.76 pct on Wednesday, in the domestic electronic secondary bond market. The Greek bond yielded 16.81 pct and the German Bund 2.87 pct. Turnover in the market was 9.0 million euros, all of which were sell orders. The five-year (20/08/12) benchmark bond was the most heavily traded security with a turnover of 2.0 million euros and the ten-year (19/06/20) benchmark bond with a turnover of 3.0 million euros.
In interbank markets, interest rates remained mostly unchanged. The 12-month rate was 2.14 pct, the six-month rate 1.7 pct, the three-month rate was 1.52 pct and the one-month rate 1.31 pct.