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1. Banks blame high interest rates for decline of new loans

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/banks-blame-high-interest-rates-for-decline-of-new-loans

Loan demand continued to fall in the first quarter of 2024, with banks blaming high interest rates for the decline. ...

2. Brace yourself for another scorcher!

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/brace-yourself-for-another-scorcher

The relentless heatwave in Cyprus shows no sign of abating, with temperatures continuing to sizzle above 40 degrees. Today, Thursday (13/06), the mercury is expected to skyrocket to a scorching 43 degrees. An orange warning is in effect from 12:00 noon until 17:00....

3. 153,000 people struggle with low incomes and high living costs

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/153-000-people-struggle-with-low-incomes-and-high-living-costs

The share of Cyprus' population at risk of poverty or social exclusion remained steady at 16.7% in 2023, according to the Statistical Service of Cyprus (Cystat). This means that approximately 153,000 people in Cyprus are struggling with low incomes and high living costs....

4. Fitch upgrades Cyprus to 'BBB+'

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/business/fitch-upgrades-cyprus-to-bbb

Fitch Ratings has upgraded Cyprus' Long-Term Foreign Currency Issuer Default Rating from 'BBB' to 'BBB+' with a positive outlook....

5. Greek olive oil producers reject bulk sales, thrive in export market

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/greek-olive-oil-producers-reject-bulk-sales-thrive-in-export-market

They knew the easy way. They could have effortlessly sent their oil in bulk to Italy....

6. Israeli settler defies US sanctions, gains community aid to access frozen funds

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/israeli-settler-defies-us-sanctions-gains-community-aid-to-access-frozen-funds

For weeks after being sanctioned by the United States, Yinon Levi struggled to pay the bills, living at his farming outpost atop a hill in the occupied West Bank. But the Israeli settler’s problems didn’t last....

7. Elections expected to reshape political landscape

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/elections-expected-to-reshape-political-landscape

High Stakes in Cypriot Elections: Political Landscape at a Crossroads Municipal and European Contests to Shape Future of Traditional Parties, Leadership, and Far-Right Influence...

8. Why the high interest rates when inflation is low?

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/why-the-high-interest-rates-when-inflation-is-low

Finance Minister Makis Keravnos has criticized the high lending rates in Cyprus, calling them unjustifiable given the country's relatively low inflation. In an interview with the Sunday edition of ''Phileleftheros,''...

9. Resilient CEOs embrace AI, plan for sustainable futures

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/business/resilient-ceos-embrace-ai-plan-for-sustainable-futures

Two in three CEOs optimistic about revenue and profit growth despite a challenging economic environment....

10. High-energy biscuits arrive in Gaza amidst criticism of slow delivery

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/high-energy-biscuits-arrive-in-gaza-amidst-criticism-of-slow-delivery

The U.N. World Food Program (WFP) announced on Wednesday that it has recently distributed a limited number of high-energy biscuits in Gaza. These supplies marked the first aid deliveries from a new humanitarian sea route facilitated by a U.S.-built pier. This initiative aims to provide essential relief to Palestinians in desperate need....

11. Banks stress need for government support in ESG initiatives

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/banks-stress-need-for-government-support-in-esg-initiatives

Banks are urging a combination of government and regulatory policies to achieve a healthy, effective, and optimal green transition in Cyprus....

12. Parliament cancels smart meter contract to save EU funds

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/parliament-cancels-smart-meter-contract-to-save-eu-funds

The Cypriot Parliament has unanimously accepted the President's referral of a law passed on April 25 that exempts innovative small and medium-sized......

13. Police reassure parents and students after bomb threat

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/police-reassure-parents-and-students-after-bomb-threat

The Cyprus Police Spokesman, Christos Andreou, assured today that the threatening email sent to numerous primary and secondary schools across the country poses minimal risk....

14. New study links Ozempic to 20% reduced heart attack risk

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/new-study-links-ozempic-to-20-reduced-heart-attack-risk

Ozempic could dramatically reduce the risk of heart attacks and stroke, a new study indicates....

15. Fighting high interest rates is Europe's main challenge

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/fighting-high-interest-rates-is-europe-s-main-challenge

The European economy faces significant challenges amidst the current geopolitical crisis, which threatens its global position. ...

16. AstraZeneca faces lawsuits over vaccine's rare blood-clotting risk

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/astrazeneca-faces-lawsuits-over-vaccine-s-rare-blood-clotting-risk

AstraZeneca has admitted that its COVID-19 vaccine could cause a rare but deadly blood-clotting condition, potentially exposing the UK pharmaceutical......

17. New vaccine shows promise against deadly skin cancer

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/new-vaccine-shows-promise-against-deadly-skin-cancer

In a groundbreaking development in cancer treatment, doctors are conducting trials on what could be the world’s first personalized mRNA vaccine against melanoma, marking a potential game-changer in the fight against cancer....

18. Spain and Greece face dire drought conditions

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/comment/opinion/spain-and-greece-face-dire-drought-conditions

“The tourism sector has to adapt to the situation we are experiencing, which is absolutely abnormal,” a member of the Catalan government told the Financial Times......

19. Alternative investments and portfolio diversification

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/business/alternative-investments-and-portfolio-diversification

In contrast to traditional investments in stocks and bonds, portfolios incorporating alternative investments have historically offered higher returns, a trend that has become more prevalent in recent years. ...

20. IMF predicts growth and lower unemployment rates

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/imf-predicts-growth-and-lower-unemployment-rates

The Ministry of Finance welcomed, in a press release on Wednesday, the new estimates for Cyprus by the International Monetary Fund (IMF) as part of the World Economic Outlook (WEO)....

21. Global oil prices dip after Iran's attack on Israel

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/global-oil-prices-dip-after-iran-s-attack-on-israel

Oil prices fell in early Asian trade after Iran's reprisal attack on Israel over the weekend....

22. Lagarde signals Eurozone interest rate drop in June

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/lagarde-signals-eurozone-interest-rate-drop-in-june

The President of the European Central Bank, Christine Lagarde, has hinted at the possibility of a rate cut in June, citing the need for more data......

23. Tougher regulations loom for tobacco heat sticks in Europe

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/tougher-regulations-loom-for-tobacco-heat-sticks-in-europe

European governments are weighing the introduction of tougher rules on cigarette makers’ new zero-tobacco heat sticks, moving to close the loopholes they were designed to exploit just months after their launch. ...

24. Cyprus economy holds steady amid challenges

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-economy-holds-steady-amid-challenges

Canadian credit rating agency DBRS Ratings GmbH (Morningstar DBRS) has affirmed the Republic of Cyprus's long-term ratings, maintaining it at BBB (high) with a stable economic outlook. ...

25. Occupied territories are a 'black hole' for illicit funds

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/occupied-territories-are-a-black-hole-for-illicit-funds

The recent update to the US-UK sanctions list, active since last April and aimed at Russia, continues to scrutinize Cypriot-based entities suspected of violating the Russian embargo. ...

26. European Commission flags trade risks for Cyprus economy

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/european-commission-flags-trade-risks-for-cyprus-economy

The Cypriot economy is on a sound footing due to solid economic growth and declining inflation, but its high integration with EU and non-EU economies make geopolitical and trade tensions......

27. Unexpected pregnancies reported among weight loss drug users

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/unexpected-pregnancies-reported-among-weight-loss-drug-users

The rise in unexpected pregnancies among women taking weight loss medications like Ozempic and Mounjaro has caught attention, with many sharing their experiences on social media platforms like Facebook, Reddit, and TikTok, ...

28. What are they afraid of?

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/comment/opinion/what-are-they-afraid-of

Transparency is not merely a good thing; it is essential. However, with the exception of one, credit buyout companies seem unwilling to disclose their financial results, keeping them shrouded in secrecy....

29. Eurobank expands to India via Cyprus

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/eurobank-expands-to-india-via-cyprus

Eurobank, a leading Greek financial institution, is poised to establish a representative office in Mumbai, India's bustling financial hub, signaling its strategic foray into the Indian market. ...

30. Cyprus: A familiar economic space for Greece

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-a-familiar-economic-space-for-greece

In an interview conducted by Kathimerini reporter Panayiotis Rougalas, Greece's Central Bank Governor, Mr. Yiannis Stournaras, sheds light on various aspects of the country's monetary policy and economic landscape....

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