The yield spread between the 10-year Greek and German benchmark bonds widened slightly to 13.29 pct in the domestic electronic secondary bond market on Friday, from 13.14 pct on Thursday, with the Greek bond yielding 16.33 pct and the German Bund 3.03 pct. Turnover in the market remained an extremely low 3.0 million euros, of which 2.0 million were sell orders and the remaining one million euros were buy orders. The 10-year benchmark bond was the most heavily traded security with a turnover of 1.0 million euros.
In interbank markets, interest rates moved slightly higher.
The 12-month rate was 2.17 pct, the six-month 1.79 pct, the three-month rate 1.55 pct and the one-month rate 1.33 pct. (
Foreign Exchange rates - Saturday/Monday
Reference buying rates per euro released by the European Central Bank:
U.S. dollar 1.470
Pound sterling 0.918
Danish kroner 7.570
Swedish kroner 9.264
Japanese yen 118.67
Swiss franc 1.245
Norwegian kroner 7.906
Canadian dollar 1.417
Australian dollar 1.372