Euclid Tsakalotos

Gov't should wait before issuing new 10-year bond, analysts say

Greece's 10-year bonds continue to entail significant risks, funds and analysts tell Kathimerini, recommending shorter maturity securities instead.

They also note that a new short-term bond issue would get a better reception from the market, while warning that the government should not rush to the capital markets for political or other reasons in what remains a difficult environment.

Protestors scuffle with police outside Finance Ministry

Protesters belonging to two public sector unions scuffled with riot police in downtown Athens on Friday morning during a rally outside the Finance Ministry.

The tension erupted after the unions demanded that a delegation be admitted into the building to wait for Finance Minister Euclid Tsakalotos, who was not at his office at the time.