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Greek private sector bank deposits fell in January after a rise in December, central bank data showed on Thursday.
Businesses and household deposits dropped to 141.15 billion euros from 143.14 billion in December, Bank of Greece data showed.
Greek banks have seen deposit inflows over the space of more than two years.
Eurozone money markets started to fully price in a December European Central Bank interest rate cut on Wednesday, as the spread of the new coronavirus outside China pushed traders to ramp up expectations for more stimulus.
Greek government bonds led a Southern European sell-off as the risk-off tone prevailed on Wednesday.
Greece's current account deficit shrank in December 2019 compared with the same month a year earlier, the Bank of Greece said on Thursday.
Central bank data showed the deficit was 0.54 billion euros ($582.98 million), down from 1.514 billion euros in December 2018. Tourism revenues increased to 289 million euros from 272 million in the same month in 2018.