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1. Risk of power cuts next week

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/risk-of-power-cuts-next-week

Due to a disagreement between the management of EAC and its employees, the nightmare of a power outage next week will return in December....

2. Insurance premiums expected to rise slightly

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/business/insurance-premiums-expected-to-rise-slightly

Inflation-related losses are also occurring for general insurance policies. Cyprus' insurance policies will specifically follow the broad pattern of other nations and other international insurance companies,...

3. 'FTX-style crypto crash won’t happen in Europe'

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/business/ftx-style-crypto-crash-won-t-happen-in-europe

The cryptocurrency world is reeling after the collapse of crypto exchange FTX — but EU policymakers are patting themselves on the back....

4. Fuel price cuts have begun

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/business/fuel-price-cuts-have-begun

Following a month of price volatility, the Cypriot market should see a reduction in the cost of motor and heating fuels in the coming days....

5. World's largest crypto exchange platform to set up shop in Cyprus

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/business/world-s-largest-crypto-exchange-platform-to-set-up-shop-in-cyprus

The FTX bankruptcy scandal a few weeks ago rocked the entire crypto world to its core, after its founder Sam Bankman-Fried, the "wonderboy" of the crypto trading world,...

6. Economic sentiment slightly down in Cyprus

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/economic-sentiment-in-cyprus-deteriorates-slightly-in-november

In November 2022, economic sentiment in Cyprus deteriorated slightly, as the Economic Sentiment Indicator decreased by 0.5 points compared with October 2022, according to the Business and Consumer Survey by the University of Cyprus...

7. Black Friday: See how the annual shopping event is shaping up (photos)

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/business/black-friday-see-how-the-annual-shopping-event-is-shaping-up-photos

On Thursday afternoon, sales began to increase significantly, particularly in shopping centers that benefited from favorable weather conditions, however, as of Friday morning, traffic appears to be somewhat subdued, at least in comparison to the corresponding images from 2019....

8. Small number of banks meeting new loan demand

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/business/small-number-of-banks-meeting-new-loan-demand

The net demand for loans from businesses in Cyprus decreased in the third quarter of 2022, and banks anticipate a similar decline in the net demand for loans from businesses and households in all loan categories in the fourth quarter of 2022 compared to the third quarter. ...

9. More routes and airline seats for the winter

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/business/more-routes-and-airline-seats-for-the-winter

The announcements by Ryanair in the morning and Wizz Air on Monday afternoon to increase the fleet at Cypriot airports and add new routes clearly pleased Hermes Airports and the tourism industry in general,...

10. Complaints about Black Friday deals have begun

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/business/complaints-about-black-friday-deals-have-begun

The Consumer Association had begun receiving complaints about deceptive product offers as Black Friday draws near....

11. CYTA expects €400 million in revenue this year

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/business/cyta-expects-€400-million-in-revenue-this-year

Deputy Chairman of the Committee Chrysis Pantelides told CYTA after discussing the organization's budget for 2023 that CYTA is a very good example of a profitable and robust semi-governmental organization that should remain in the ownership of the state so that the public and society at large reap these important benefits....

12. Raising the Black Friday bar

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/business/raising-the-black-friday-bar

This year's Black Friday is expected to be much stronger and more appealing to consumers than last year's Black Friday. Following the tepid and disappointing performance of 2021, market participants believe this is the case. ...

13. US regulators say lab-grown chicken is safe to eat

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/us-regulators-say-lab-grown-chicken-is-safe-to-eat

A meat product grown in a lab has been cleared for human consumption for the first time....

14. What do Cypriots buy on Black Friday?

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/what-do-cypriots-buy-on-black-friday

Only eight more days until the much-anticipated Black Friday shopping day, and ads for discounted goods continue to pound the public. Every year, many people look forward to this day in order to find the best deals on products they need....

15. 50 products specified in Cyprus' 'Household Basket'

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/business/50-products-specified-in-cyprus-household-basket

The Consumer Protection Service will present its initial proposal for the Household Basket in Cyprus to the stakeholders - the Hypermarkets Association, the Retailers Association, the OEB, and the CEB - at 12 noon on Wednesday. ...

16. The first 'Mountain Agriculture of Troodos' products have hit the market

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/the-first-mountain-agriculture-of-troodos-products-have-hit-the-market

Another innovative project led by the Cyprus Institute is taking shape, with the introduction of the first fruits and vegetables bearing the quality label "Mountain Agriculture Troodos" to the market....

17. Slower economic growth expected towards end of year

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/business/slower-economic-growth-expected-towards-end-of-year

The Cypriot economy is expected to slow down towards the end of 2022 after growing steadily during the first half of the year, according to the chapter on Cyprus from the European Commission’s Autumn 2022 Economic Forecast which was presented on Friday by Commissioner for the Economy Paolo Gentiloni....

18. Tomatoes and potatoes now regarded as luxury items

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/tomatoes-and-potatoes-now-regarded-as-luxury-items

The Consumer Protection Agency published the retail prices of basic consumer goods on Friday with a reference date of 9/11/2022. The retail prices show significant price increases for potatoes and tomatoes and price decreases for some fish and legumes....

19. Consumer protection laws - 'Offers' that are real offers

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/business/consumer-protection-laws-offers-that-are-real-offers

Ms. Elena Papachristoforou, a consumer service and protection officer, explained the legal framework in consumer protection and the impact of the new amendments on consumers and traders on the radio show "News Release" on SPOR FM 95.0....

20. Zuckerberg says 'sorry' as Meta lays off 1,000 employees

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/business/zuckerberg-says-sorry-as-meta-lays-off-1-000-employees

Facebook parent company Meta on Wednesday said it is laying off 11,000 employees, marking the most significant job cuts in the tech giant’s history....

21. Qatar: Beer banned at stadiums just 2 days before World Cup

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/qatar-beer-banned-at-stadiums-just-2-days-before-world-cup

The sale of alcohol is strictly controlled in Qatar, and it had to relax its restrictions to allow FIFA sponsor Budweiser to sell its products outside World Cup match venues and fan zones. Now, fans have been told they cannot buy beer at any games during the tournament....

22. 'The Stray Story: A dogumentary' by Christina Georgiou in theaters Nov 3-9

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/the-stray-story-a-dogumentary-by-christina-georgiou-in-theaters-nov-3-9

Christina Georgiou's award-winning documentary "The Stray Story: a Dogumentary," about stray animals and the actions that volunteers take to ensure their welfare, is currently being screened at K-Cineplex cinemas until November 9th....

23. What is causing the egg shortage?

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/what-is-causing-the-egg-shortage

Andreas Hadjiadamos, executive secretary of the supermarket association, and Marios Antoniou, secretary general of the Pancyprian retail association, both appeared reassuring about market egg shortages....

24. Loans are increasing as interest rates rise

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/business/loans-are-increasing-as-interest-rates-rise

New loans provided by Cypriot banks rose by €217 million in September compared with August, driven mainly upwards by corporate loans over €1 million which rose by 127.6 million....

25. Eurostat: Electricity prices up by 32% in Cyprus

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/eurostat-electricity-prices-up-by-32-in-cyprus

In the first half of 2022, average household electricity prices in the European Union increased sharply compared with the same period in 2021, from 22.0 euros per 100 kWh to 25.3 euros per 100 kWh, according to data released by Eurostat, the statistical service of the EU....

26. Kyiv: 80% of households have no access to running water

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/kyiv-80-of-households-have-no-access-to-running-water

According to Vitaly Klitschko, the mayor of Kyiv, new Russian missile strikes have cut off the water supply to 80% of residents and electricity to 350,000 households....

27. Cyprus's economic sentiment improved in October as a result of services and retail trade

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-s-economic-sentiment-improved-in-october-as-a-result-of-services-and-retail-trade

In October 2022, economic sentiment in Cyprus improved as the Economic Sentiment Indicator (ESI-CypERC) increased by 0.4 points compared with September 2022....

28. Government transparency and a single Cyprus identity on the campaign agenda

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/government-transparency-and-a-single-cyprus-identity-on-the-campaign-agenda

The Cyprus problem, energy, green economy, public education, the calls for disclosure of information related to the Cyprus Investment Programme, and the failure of four independent candidates to run under a common candidacy, were the main topics of candidates' statements and activities on Thursday....

29. EU leaders burn midnight oil on gas prices

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/eu-leaders-burn-midnight-oil-on-gas-prices

European Union leaders ended another debate on the bloc's response to the energy crunch without agreement on whether to cap gas prices, deciding in the early hours of Friday morning to keep examining options to put a ceiling on costs...

30. Which products were most affected by the barrage of price increases?

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/which-products-were-most-affected-by-the-barrage-of-price-increases

Aside from fuel and electricity, shopping, particularly for necessities, is high on the list of concerns for all households. Prices in various product categories have risen, making life even more difficult for consumers, and the outlook is bleak at the moment....

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