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20 September, 2018
 

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1. 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...

2. EU Commissioner for Competition Margrethe Vestager visits Cyprus

http://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/eu-commissioner-for-competition-margrethe-vestager-visits-cyprus

3. Hellenic mulls over selling delinquent loans

http://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/business/hellenic-mulls-over-selling-delinquent-loans

Hellenic Bank posted a €35 million net profit for the first half of 2018, with the bank’s CEO Ioannis Matsis stating that the bank is ready to launch a tender for the sale of a portfolio of non-performing exposures within the next six months...

4. 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...

5. Moody’s thumbs up to Bank of Cyprus bad loans sale

http://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/business/moody-s-thumbs-up-to-bank-of-cyprus-bad-loans-deal

Moody’s credit rating agency says the recent sale of Non-Performing Loans by the Bank of Cyprus worth €2.8 billion is a positive step...

6. Former trustee says Credit Unions were in chaos

http://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/former-trustee-says-credit-unions-were-in-chaos

Another former trustee of the defunct Cyprus Cooperative Bank speaks out, describing a world of chaos at the financial institution where lack of expertise, political pressure, and wrongdoing ruled the day ...

7. Bank of Cyprus gets rid of small business bad loans

http://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/business/bank-of-cyprus-gets-rid-of-small-business-bad-loans

The Bank of Cyprus says it has sold a portfolio of non-performing loans worth €2.8 billion to Apollo Global Management, a transaction that will reduce its stock of NPLs to €5.2 billion...

8. Bank of Cyprus CEO stays put through 2020

http://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/business/bank-of-cyprus-ceo-stays-put-through-2020

Bank of Cyprus CEO John Patrick Hourican will stay in his current position through the end of 2020, following a decision by the executive board at the largest lending institution in Cyprus...

9. 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...

10. 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....

11. 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....

12. Manafort lawyer blames Cyprus accounts on oligarchs

http://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/manafort-lawyer-blames-cyprus-accounts-on-oligarchs

Prosecutors described Paul Manafort as a “shrewd” liar and accused him of misleading his tax preparers, banks, and US authorities in claiming that secret accounts did not exist...

13. Unions okay with CCB severance package

http://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/business/unions-okay-with-ccb-severance-package

Union employees at Cyprus Cooperative Bank have agreed to sign up on a severance package plan this summer, ahead of a takeover by Hellenic Bank, saying it can contribute to labour peace...

14. Unions to discuss CCB severance offer

http://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/unions-to-discuss-ccb-severance-offer

The Cyprus Cooperative Bank is making another effort to strike a deal with unions in order to get 900 employees agree to walk away...

15. Moody’s says BoC better off after UK sale

http://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/moody-s-says-bank-of-cyprus-better-off-after-uk-sale

Rating Agency Moody’s has described the sale of Bank of Cyprus UK as credit positive, noting that the sale would place Bank of Cyprus in a better position to focus on reducing its domestic high stock of problematic loans...

16. Government exploring ways to suspend pension cuts

http://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/government-exploring-ways-to-suspend-pension-cuts

The government is hoping that surpluses at the Single Social Security Entity (EFKA) will allow the non-implementation of pre-legislated pension cuts on January 1 next year....

17. 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...

18. 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...

19. 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...

20. 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...

21. 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...

22. Government welcomes Diko support on bad loans

http://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/government-welcomes-diko-support-on-bad-loans

The Cyprus government says it can work with opposition centrist party Diko to pass much needed comprehensive legislation on bad loans that would also pave the way for a co-op deal to go forward...

23. Bad loans revive MP financial disclosure debate

http://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/bad-loans-revive-mp-financial-disclosure-debate

A ruthless debate is picking up steam among members of parliament following public discussion and media coverage that raises the issue of conflict of interest ahead of a crucial vote on bad loans...

24. 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...

25. Co-Op deal with Hellenic still up in the air

http://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/co-op-deal-with-hellenic-still-up-in-the-air

The government is running against the clock with bad loans legislation, which would include a bill approving state guarantees for Hellenic Bank to absorb potentially high-risk loans in co-op takeover...

26. 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...

27. 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...

28. 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...

29. 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...

30. 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...