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1. Sanctioned Russian billionaire wins right to use his yacht on the French Riviera

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/sanctioned-russian-billionaire-wins-right-to-use-his-yacht-on-the-french-riviera

A French court on Wednesday ordered the country's customs agency to release an impounded yacht owned by a Russian billionaire hit by European sanctions, due to procedural errors made during the seizure of the vessel....

2. The future of the banking sector is digital, green and social

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/the-future-of-the-banking-sector-is-digital-green-and-social

The future of the banking sector is digital, green and social, said the participants at the 3rd online FMW Conference, titled "Banking System: New Challenges and Opportunities". The Conference also highlighted the contrast between trying to tame inflation by raising interest rates and supporting vulnerable groups to avoid social unrest....

3. The heart of the ECB beats in Cyprus

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/business/the-heart-of-the-ecb-beats-in-cyprus

The second consecutive visit of European Central Bank President Christine Lagarde in 2022 is certainly semantic. Apart from the visibility of Cyprus being the first visit by Central Bank Governors as part of the decision to visit a country on an annual basis to hold one of their meetings, two other readings emerge....

4. Loan interest rates rise for a second consecutive month

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/business/loan-interest-rates-rise-for-a-second-consecutive-month

Lending interest rates in Cyprus rose for a second consecutive month in August, with credit institutions pricing rate hikes by the European Central Bank and increased credit risk due to uncertainty and inflation pressures fuelled by the war in Ukraine....

5. New loans drop in August for the second month in a row

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/new-loans-drop-in-august-for-the-second-month-in-a-row

Net new lending granted by Cyprus Banks fell in August by €182.3 million, recording a decrease for the second month in a row....

6. Investigating Russian remittances to Mount Athos

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/investigating-russian-remittances-to-mount-athos

The Money Laundering Authority is investigating suspicious money transfers from abroad to the individual accounts of monks on Mount Athos....

7. Lagarde to chair ECB Governors meeting in Cyprus this week

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/lagarde-to-chair-ecb-governors-meeting-in-cyprus-this-week

Nineteen central bank governors from the EU countries are expected to arrive in Cyprus tomorrow. The Governing Council of the ECB decided to hold its non-monetary policy meeting in Cyprus which is scheduled on the 5th and 6th of October and will be chaired by the President of the ECB Christine Lagarde....

8. Urgent bill on back burner as Lone Star sleeps on it

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/urgent-bill-on-back-burner-after-lone-star-sleeps-on-it

The Cypriot parliament was in no hurry on Thursday to vote on an emergency bill that would have allowed the government to block a potential takeover of the island’s largest bank, after an American private equity fund said it would sleep on it at least until next year. ...

9. EC Vice President Margrethe Verstager gives her insights at Digital Agenda 2022

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/ec-vice-president-margrethe-verstager-gives-her-insights-at-digital-agenda-2022

The organizing committee of the Digital Agenda Cyprus Summit is pleased to announce that Ms. Margrethe Verstager, the European Commission's Executive Vice President for the Digital Age and Competition, will speak at the conference....

10. UN's Stewart: The option of a mutually agreed solution is fading

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/un-s-stewart-the-option-of-a-mutually-agreed-solution-is-fading

"I am extremely concerned that the option of a mutually agreed settlement of the Cyprus problem, i.e. a formula for the reunification of the island acceptable to both sides, is fading and will not be available for much longer", UN Secretary General's Special Representative for Cyprus Colin Stewart says....

11. Finance Minister calls for prudency to safeguard economy

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/finance-minister-calls-for-prudency-to-safeguard-economy

Cypriot Minister of Finance Constantinos Petrides, stressed on Wednesday evening the need to be “even more careful” with the fiscal discipline in the new challenging era, while Central Bank Governor Constantinos Herodotou referred to the risk of new NPLs due to the challenging economic conditions....

12. Cypriot businesses face serious issues, but still expect to turn a profit

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/business/cypriot-businesses-face-serious-issues-but-still-expect-to-turn-a-profit

What are the main problems for Cypriot businesses (table) ...

13. Crucial countdown as Cyprus moves to block Lone Star

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/crucial-countdown-as-cyprus-moves-to-block-lone-star

Private equity firm Lone Star has until Friday to submit a binding offer to buy the Bank of Cyprus, but the island’s largest financial institution could be out of reach as the House is expected one day earlier to vote on a bill that would authorize the government to block a hostile takeover on security grounds...

14. September Newsletter of K. Treppides & Co Ltd: European Securities and Markets Authority

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/business/september-newsletter-of-k-treppides-co-ltd-european-securities-and-markets-authority

A new issue is out from the newsletter by K. Treppides & Co Ltd, a leader in the field of auditing and accounting services with offices in three countries....

15. ECOMMBX celebrates its 5th birthday with its new partner CITI

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/business/ecommbx-celebrates-its-5th-birthday-with-its-new-partner-citi

On 22 September, ECOMMBX, a progressive Electronic Money Institution in Cyprus, celebrated its 5th year in business. ...

16. ECOMMBX opens new horizons enabled by its new banking agreement with Citi

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/business/ecommbx-opens-new-horizons-enabled-by-its-new-banking-agreement-with-citi

ECOMMBX, a progressive Electronic Money Institution based in Nicosia, proudly announces that it has concluded a correspondent banking agreement with Citi, the world’s most global bank. This new collaboration delivers a range of benefits for both ECOMMBX as well as Cyprus, as a jurisdiction....

17. Israel puts two states back on the table

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/israel-puts-two-states-back-on-the-table

Israeli Prime Minister Yair Lapid called on Thursday for a two-state solution to decades of Israeli-Palestinian conflict and reasserted that Israel would do 'whatever it takes' to stop Iran from developing a nuclear bomb...

18. Ask WiRE Index: Apartments lead the way in sale and rent price hikes in Q2

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/ask-wire-index-apartments-lead-the-way-in-sale-and-rent-price-hikes-in-q2

Ask WiRE, a company combining real estate know-how with technology has published its Q2 2022 edition of the Ask WiRE Index for property sale and rental values. The Ask WiRE Index covers all districts and main property types, with values from Q4 2009....

19. Spain gave 'golden visa' to former Mexican president being investigated for corruption

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/spain-gave-golden-visa-to-former-mexican-president-being-investigated-for-corruption

The Spanish authorities have finally confirmed that the former Mexican President Enrique Peña Nieto, who is being investigated by Mexico’s attorney general’s office for alleged money laundering, illicit enrichment, and illegal international transfers, is a legal resident of the country....

20. Erdogan convenes meeting to discuss sanctions on Russia in possible turnaround

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/erdogan-convenes-meeting-to-discuss-sanctions-on-russia-in-possible-turnaround

Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan will convene a top-tier economy-focused meeting on Friday at which Russian payment system Mir and possible Western sanctions will be discussed, two sources with information on the matter told Reuters....

21. Op-ed: A cat has nine lives. So does the Cyprus property market.

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/op-ed-a-cat-has-nine-lives-so-does-the-cyprus-property-market

Where is the Cyprus property market heading? I have been asked this question countless times over the past three months, primarily from foreign investors who are trying to appreciate how the rise in inflation, increase in interest rates, and war in Ukraine is affecting local market dynamics....

22. Two Turkish banks suspend Russian Mir payments after U.S. sanctions

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/two-turkish-banks-suspend-russian-mir-payments-after-u-s-sanctions

Turkish lenders Isbank and Denizbank have suspended the use of the Russian payment system Mir, the banks said on Monday, following a U.S. crackdown on those accused of helping Moscow skirt sanctions over the war in Ukraine....

23. Profits of €55.4 million in first half of 2022 for Hellenic Bank

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/business/profits-of-€55-4-million-in-first-half-of-2022-for-hellenic-bank

Hellenic Bank reported a profit of EUR 55.4 million for the first half of 2022, compared to a profit of EUR 21 million in the corresponding half of 2021....

24. FT: The Bank of Cyprus/Lone Star deal is not just about price

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/ft-the-bank-of-cyprus-lone-star-deal-is-not-just-about-price

Cyprus has attracted a different sort of visitor recently. US buyout group Lone Star has taken an interest in Bank of Cyprus, the island nation’s largest lender....

25. Western retaliation against Ankara

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/western-retaliation-against-ankara

Western governments are expressing concern about the tightening of relations between Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan and Russian President Vladimir Putin, a development that makes the prospect of retaliation more likely if the NATO member state helps Moscow avoid sanctions....

26. Thousands queue for one last goodbye (video)

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/thousands-queue-for-one-last-goodbye

Thousands of people from all walks of life filed past Queen Elizabeth II's coffin overnight as the body of Britain's longest-reigning monarch lay on display in Westminster....

27. Marjan Van Aubel at the Digital Agenda Cyprus Summit

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/marjan-van-aubel-at-the-digital-agenda-cyprus-summit

The steering committee of the Digital Agenda Cyprus Summit announces the participation of internationally renowned solar innovation and designer Marjan Van Aubel as a speaker at the conference to be held on 17 October 2022 at the Nicosia Municipal Theatre....

28. Woman forcibly takes savings from Beirut bank using toy gun (video)

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/woman-forcibly-takes-savings-from-beirut-bank-using-toy-gun

A woman accompanied by activists and brandishing what she said was a toy pistol broke into a Beirut bank branch on Wednesday, taking $13,000 from her trapped savings....

29. Rejected Estia applications to be re-examined upon appeal

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/rejected-estia-applications-to-be-re-examined-upon-appeal

The number of applications approved for participation in the Restructuring Scheme “Estia” has increased, reaching 1,049. At the same time, appeals for 881 applications that were denied will be re-examined compared to only 543 last March....

30. ECB hikes up interest rates 75 basis points to 1.25%

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/business/ecb-hikes-up-interest-rates-75-basis-points-to-1-25

The European Central Bank raised its key interest rates by an unprecedented 75 basis points on Thursday and signalled further hikes, prioritising the fight against inflation even as the bloc's economy is heading for a likely winter recession....

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