Archive for March 27th, 2013

March 27, 2013, by VOANews

Cyprus is finalizing restrictions aimed at preventing depositors from making massive cash withdrawals when banks reopen on March 28 2013 after being closed for nearly two weeks. The banks have […]

Economic sentiment worsens in EU, euro zone in March 2013

March 27, 2013, by The Sofia Globe staff

In March 2013, the Economic Sentiment Indicator (ESI) decreased in both the euro area and the EU, putting on hold the recovery that had started in Nov ...

Bulgaria’s political parties pursue votes with ‘changing of the guard’ strategies

March 27, 2013, by The Sofia Globe staff

Bulgarian Socialist Party leader Sergei Stanishev has captured headlines in the local media by imposing a “changing of the guard” strategy to prod ...

Hristo Bozov elected caretaker mayor of Bulgaria’s Varna

March 27, 2013, by The Sofia Globe staff

The municipal council of Varna, Bulgaria’s third-largest city, elected Hristo Bozov on March 27 as caretaker mayor until a by-election is held this ...

  • Banks in Cyprus remain closed after bailout
    March 27, 2013, by Selah Hennessy VOANews

    Depositors with more than $130,000 in Cypriot banks could see about 40 percent of their deposits turned into bank shares, the country’s finance minister has warned. The news comes after […]

  • US Steel to stay in Slovakia’s Košice
    March 27, 2013, by Beata Balogova of The Slovak Spectator

    US Steel Corporation will not sell its U.S. Steel Košice (USSK) subsidiary in eastern Slovakia. Representatives of the Slovak government and the US investor signed a memorandum confirming the latter’s […]