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20 September, 2018
 

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1. Banks to chase borrowers who refused to open their accounts

http://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/business/banks-to-chase-borrowers-who-refused-to-open-their-accounts

Banks have firmly focused their attention on debtors who have resorted to the provisions of the so-called Katseli law – named after former economy minister Louka Katseli – for protection now that their bank account secrecy has been lifted....

2. Cyprus issues sovereign bond, draws €1.5 billion at 2.4%

http://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-issues-sovereign-bond-draws-€1-5-billion-at-2-4

3. Cypriot documentary 'The Ghost of Peter Sellers' wows in Venice and Telluride

http://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/life/cypriot-documentary-the-ghost-of-peter-sellers-wows-in-venice-and-telluride

4. Cyprus eyes 10-year low yield bond after S&P lifts sovereign to investment grade

http://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/business/cyprus-eyes-10-year-low-yield-bond-after-s-p-lifts-sovereign-to-investment-grade

5. Cyprus back into investment grade

http://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/business/cyprus-back-into-investment-grade

Cyprus got its investment worthiness stripes back on Friday as Standard & Poor’s raised the country’s credit grade from BB+ to BBB- with a stable outlook, five years following a devastating financial collapse...

6. Merkel endorses Euro clearing move from London to Frankfurt

http://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/business/merkel-endorses-euro-clearing-move-to-frankfurt

7. Hellenic takes on 400,000 new customers

http://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/business/hellenic-takes-on-400-000-new-customers

Hellenic Bank is taking on 400,000 new customers, leaving bad debt behind in the acquisition of healthy parts of state-owned Cyprus Cooperative Bank...

8. Odysseas says Harris was being stubborn

http://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/odysseas-says-harris-was-being-stubborn

The auditor general is pointing fingers at the finance ministry’s handling of the Cyprus Cooperative Bank affair, telling an independent investigation committee that some actions were misleading...

9. Come back, support Greece

http://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/comment/opinion/come-back-support-greece

We are caught between celebrations over Greece’s “clean exit” from the bailout programs on one hand and, on the other, allegations that the country has effectively signed up to what can be considered a “fourth memorandum” and is headed to economic disaster....

10. Over a thousand employees choose Co-Op buyout

http://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/over-a-thousand-employees-choose-co-op-buyout

Over a thousand employees at Cyprus Cooperative Bank signed up for a voluntary severance package, well above the target of 900 set by the bank ahead of a takeover by Hellenic Bank...

11. Shadows loom over government’s ‘clean exit’ scenario

http://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/shadows-loom-over-government-s-‘clean-exit-scenario

Greece’s bailout exit has been eliciting condescending and bitter commentary on the country’s beaches and in its near-deserted cities, as few Greeks believes their lives are going to improve or that the country’s prospects will be akin to those of other bailed-out eurozone states. Greece’s “return to normalcy” and “clean exit,” much touted by the government, appear to be happening somewhere else....

12. Regling says Greece will remain linked to ESM

http://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/regling-says-greece-will-remain-linked-to-esm

Greece will be monitored more closely by the European Stability Mechanism (ESM) and the other institutions after its bailout ends six days from now compared to other countries that emerged from rescue programs, according to ESM chief Klaus Regling....

13. Greek bank deposits rise in June for fifth month in a row

http://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/business/greek-bank-deposits-rise-in-june-for-fifth-month-in-a-row

Greek bank deposits rose in June for a fifth consecutive month, increasing by 1.3 billion euros ($1.52 billion), central bank data showed on Wednesday....

14. President thanks parliamentary caucus for Sunday votes

http://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/president-thanks-parliamentary-caucus-for-sunday-votes

President Nicos Anastasiades praised the ruling and opposition parties for approving state guarantees for Hellenic Bank as well as passing new foreclosure and bankruptcy laws, adding he would not respond to criticism...

15. House approves state guarantees in co-op deal

http://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/house-approves-state-guarantees-in-co-op-deal

The House passed legislation Sunday night in favour of providing state guarantees to Hellenic Bank in its acquisition of Cyprus Cooperative Bank’s healthy portfolio...

16. House shifts into gear with Sunday bad loans session

http://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/house-shifts-into-gear-with-sunday-bad-loans-session

It will be a long weekend for the House finance committee, which will hold emergency sessions ahead of a crucial Sunday vote on bad loans and state guarantees for Hellenic Bank...

17. Cabinet okays homeowner plan ahead of crucial House session

http://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cabinet-okays-homeowner-plan-ahead-of-crucial-house-session

The Cabinet approved on Tuesday the “Estia” scheme aimed at addressing the high volume of non-performing loans in the Cypriot banking sector, but time is running out as a crucial legislation package on bad loans is also up for a vote on Friday...

18. House prepares to define good and bad borrowers

http://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/house-prepares-to-define-good-and-bad-borrowers

The distinction between responsible and irresponsible borrowers is at the forefront of heated debate this week, with Presidential Palace and Parliament scrambling to strike balance ahead of a crucial vote...

19. AG names investigators to comb though co-op

http://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/ag-names-investigators-to-comb-though-entire-co-op

A former judge, an economist, and a banker will make up the executive committee that will investigate any suspicious dealings that took place in the troubled Cypriot co-op...

20. Cyprus co-op bank freezes accounts with bad loans

http://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/business/cyprus-co-op-bank-freezes-accounts-with-bad-loans

The Cyprus Cooperative Bank on Friday froze accounts of customers who keep their loans delinquent on purpose, as the bank makes an effort to force them to seek refinance terms...

21. ESM warns Cypriot banks of quick fixes

http://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/business/esm-warns-cypriot-banks-of-quick-fixes

The European Stability Mechanism warns Cyprus that despite a recent decline in non-performing loans (NPL), the banking sector remains vulnerable due to weak profitability and a still high NPL ratio...

22. Probe countdown begins for Cyprus Co-Op debacle

http://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/probe-countdown-begins-for-cyprus-co-op-debacle

Attorney General Costas Clerides is moving forward with the launching of an investigation into possible offences at the Cyprus Cooperative Bank, in connection with bad loans worth €7.5 billion...

23. Co-op bankers plead not guilty in loans scandal

http://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/co-op-bankers-plead-not-guilty-in-unsecured-loans-scandal

Senior co-op executives pleaded not guilty to fraud charges in connection with a banking scandal where loans worth millions were given out without due process...

24. #PoliticsBlog End of an era and Harris’ bitter chalice

http://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/comment/politicsblog-end-of-an-era-and-harris-bitter-chalice

Journalists often abuse the term 'end of an era' but in the case of the Cyprus Cooperative Bank, these words totally fit the bill...

25. Government throws Co-Op ball in Hellenic’s court

http://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/government-throws-co-op-ball-in-hellenic-s-court

The Cyprus Cooperative Bank will examine Monday a final offer from Hellenic Bank to acquire the troubled state-owned institution, with government seeing the buyout as a good step while critics saying tax payers are unfairly picking up the tab...

26. Turkish aid to north comes to 430 million

http://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/business/turkish-aid-to-north-comes-to-430-million

The Turkish Cypriot economy is expected to get a boost from Turkish aid in 2018, with approximately €430 million being spent in different areas of the self-declared state in the north...

27. Cyprus forecasts high GDP growth of 3% plus until 2021

http://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/business/cyprus-forecasts-high-gdp-growth-of-3-plus-until-2021

High growth rates exceeding 3% of the GDP and high primary surpluses are projected until the year 2021 in the Strategic Fiscal Policy Framework (SFPF) 2019-2021, which was approved by the cabinet...

28. UK financial sector wants global talent on tap after Brexit

http://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/business/uk-financial-sector-wants-global-talent-on-tap-after-brexit

Costs for hiring bankers, accountants and lawyers from outside Britain will soar after Brexit and threaten London’s standing as a global financial centre unless the immigration system is urgently reformed, a report said...

29. Cyprus wants to be a film industry contender

http://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-wants-to-be-a-film-industry-contender

The Cyprus government wants to cut red tape that keeps film producers at bay, with a new bill in parliament aimed at attracting foreign companies that could choose the island for the next blockbuster...

30. Cyprus GDP growth is creating more jobs

http://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/business/cyprus-gdp-grows-by-0-8-in-the-first-three-months

Bailed out eurozone member Cyprus notched up its 13th consecutive quarter in positive growth with GDP rising 0.8 percent in the first quarter, an official estimate showed...