UPDATE 2-Sterling inches higher as UK PM May strikes deal with DUP
* Graphic: Trade-weighted sterling since Brexit vote http://tmsnrt.rs/2hwV9Hv (Adds fresh comments, background)
ATHENS Jan 10 Greece's central government budget gap narrowed by 30 percent in 2012, the finance ministry said on Thursday.
The figure for the Jan-December period, which excludes local government and social security spending, fell to 15.91 billion euros from 22.77 billion euros in the same period last year, the ministry said in a statement.
* Euro zone periphery govt bond yields http://tmsnrt.rs/2ii2Bqr (Updates prices for close)