their debts to the state while 310 had already been rejected on the grounds that they did not fulfill the criteria. Of Thursday’s more than 46,000 visitors to the website (www.keyd.gov.gr), around 23,000 were from the Attica region and 4,500 from Thessaloniki. At one point there were as many as 2,500 engaging with the platform at the same time, the ministry said, adding that there were no technical glitches.
Romania’s central bank kept its benchmark interest rate unchanged at a record low 1.75 percent as expected yesterday, remaining cautious amid wage hike pressures and fiscal uncertainty. The central bank currently forecasts inflation at 1.6 percent this year, but expects strong domestic demand to push it to 3.1 percent in 2018. It will unveil its revised inflation forecast on Tuesday.