Archive for April, 2013

  • S&P sees tough 2013 for CEE banks
    April 3, 2013, by Benedicte Williams of The Budapest Times

    Central and Eastern European banks face a difficult year, with those in Hungary, Slovenia, Bulgaria and Croatia among the weakest, according to a sector report published by credit-rating agency Standard […]

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    EU unemployment remains flat at 12% in February
    April 2, 2013, by The Sofia Globe staff

    The 27-member European Union ended February 2013 with 12 per cent unemployment, seasonally adjusted, according to EU statistics office Eurostat. Unemployment – also seasonally-adjusted – in the 17-member euro zone […]

  • Cypriot finance minister quits, money controls eased
    April 2, 2013, by VOANews

    Cypriot Finance Minister Michalis Sarris has resigned as a judicial panel prepares to investigate the role that he and others played in a financial crisis that pushed the eurozone member […]

  • Most Poles against common currency adoption
    April 2, 2013, by The Warsaw Voice

    While Polish Prime Minister Donald Tusk last week offered a legal solution that would allow the nation to vote on the euro adoption in a referendum surveys suggest that most […]

  • Bulgaria’s GERB widens gap despite nationwide protests – poll
    April 1, 2013, by The Sofia Globe staff

    Bulgarian centre-right party GERB, in government until February, when prime minister Boiko Borissov resigned following large nationwide protests, widened the gap over its main rival, the Bulgarian Socialist Party (BSP), […]

  • Bulgaria to test siren warning system on April 1
    April 1, 2013, by The Sofia Globe staff

    The early warning siren system will be tested in 10 Bulgarian cities on April 1 2013. The tests will take place at 1pm in Sofia, Plovdiv, Varna, Bourgas, Kurdjali, Montana, […]