Financial crises

Greek September current account surplus widens, tourism revenue grow

Greece's current account balance showed a larger surplus in September compared to the same month last year, thanks to higher tourism revenues, the Bank of Greece said on Wednesday.

Central bank data showed the surplus at 0.887 billion euros ($3.15 billion) compared to a surplus of 0.548 billion euros in September last year.

In historic first, Greek debt carries negative interest rate

More than a year after Greece exited its bailout programs, investors - in a historic first - have bought its short-term debt at a loss.

The country's debt management agency said Wednesday it raised 487.5 million euros ($535 million) selling 13-week treasury bills, for which the yield was -0.02 percent.