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Slovenia c.bank sees low economic growth in coming months

Sep 04 2019

LJUBLJANA, Sept 4 Slovenian central bank expects low economic growth to continue throughout this year due to slowdown in the rest of the eurozone, adding prospect for the export sector "have worsened significantly" in the summer.

North Macedonia expects date for EU accession talks in October

Sep 03 2019

BLED, Slovenia North Macedonia expects to get a date for the start of EU accession talks in October and is worried the Balkans region would be discouraged about reform if discussions do not begin, its foreign minister said on Tuesday.

Slovenia GDP growth slows to 2.5% year-on-year in second quarter

Aug 30 2019

LJUBLJANA, Aug 30 Slovenia's economy expanded 2.5% year-on-year in the second quarter of 2019 compared with 3.3% in the first quarter, boosted by growth in exports and investments, the statistics office said on Friday.

Slovenia court ruling enables first bank bail-in repayment

Aug 23 2019

LJUBLJANA, Aug 23 A Slovenian appellate court has upheld a verdict by a lower court that a local bank had to repay two owners of subordinated bonds scrapped during Slovenia's 2013/14 bank overhaul, raising the possibility that more bondholders might be repaid.

UPDATE 1-Slovenian growth solid, but conditions in industry less favourable - cbank

Jul 17 2019

LJUBLJANA, July 17 Slovenian economic growth is "very solid", even though it is slowing, but conditions in the industrial sector are less favourable, the Bank of Slovenia said on Wednesday.

Rustic sculpture of Melania Trump unveiled near Slovenian hometown

Jul 08 2019

ROZNO, Slovenia A life-size rough wooden sculpture of U.S. first lady Melania Trump was unveiled near her hometown of Sevnica in southeastern Slovenia on Friday. | Video

Privatization of Slovenia's Abanka will see it merge with domestic rival

Jun 19 2019

LJUBLJANA Slovenia said on Wednesday that its second biggest bank Nova KBM (NKBM) will buy the country's No. 3 lender Abanka after submitting the winning bid in a scheme to privatize the lender.

UPDATE 1-Risks to Slovenian financial stability increasing - cenbank

Jun 19 2019

LJUBLJANA, June 19 Slovenia's financial system was stable last year and in the first quarter of 2019 but it faces increasing risks and further consolidation in the banking system would help, the central bank said on Wednesday.

New TLTRO to keep favorable financing for banks: ECB's Vasle

Jun 07 2019

LJUBLJANA The ECB's new targeted longer-term refinancing operations (TLTRO) are important because they keep favorable financing for banks, ECB Governing Council member Bostjan Vasle said on Friday.

U.S. says LNG prices to stay competitive, pledges help to Ukraine

Jun 05 2019

LJUBLJANA U.S. prices of liquefied natural gas (LNG) being shipped to Europe will remain competitive with Russian piped gas prices over the long term, U.S. energy secretary Rick Perry said on Wednesday.

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