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28 April 2017 15:44:50 Novinite.com (Sofia News Agency)
Eurozone inflation accelerated to 1.9% in April, just shy of the European Central Bank's target, despite continuing uncertainty over Brexit and the outcome of the French elections, data showed Friday, AFP reported. The figure was a sharp acceleration from the 1.5% reached in March, and higher than the 1.8 % forecast by analysts surveyed by Factset, a data company.
Finance 28 April 2017 15:44:50
27 April 2017 02:38:04 China Daily > China News
Safeguarding financial security is a strategic and fundamental task in the economic and social development of our country, says President Xi Jinping.
Finance 27 April 2017 02:38:04
26 April 2017 14:28:13 Novinite.com (Sofia News Agency)
At the end of March 2017 the bank deposits of the non-governmental sector in Bulgaria reached a level of EUR 43.3 bln. Or 72% of forecast GDP. The average rise is 8.4%. Deposits of households reached EUR 22.7 bln. (47.8% of GDP), marking an annual growth, data by the Bulgarian National Bank showed, quoted by BNR.
Finance 26 April 2017 14:28:13
26 April 2017 11:26:38 Novinite.com (Sofia News Agency)
The funds contracted under the EU end-April are 40.29%, an enquiry on the implementation of the European programmes shows, quoted by BNR. The spending of over EUR 3.6 bln. Out of more that EUR 9 bln. Envisaged has been contracted. 56% of the Regions in Growth OP’s money has already been contracted, alongside 21% of the Environment OP’s funding, while under the Science and Education for Smart Growth OP the contracting of 24% has been achieved.
Finance 26 April 2017 11:26:38
25 April 2017 08:42:43 The Gremlin – Online Newspaper for the Garden Route
“Payment of tax is what the law prescribes, and tax laws are not always regarded as ‘fair’. The tax statute must be applied even if in certain circumstances a taxpayer may feel aggrieved at the outcome.” These were the words of the Supreme Court of Appeal (SCA) in the recent judgment New Adventure Shelf 122
Finance 25 April 2017 08:42:43
25 April 2017 08:42:42 The Gremlin – Online Newspaper for the Garden Route
Financial abuse occurs in 98% of abusive relationships. If someone forcibly controls another person’s money or other assets, it is financial abuse. This kind of abuse can range from being forced to account for all money being spent to someone taking money without consent. Sadly, financial abuse is something that rarely gets discussed openly since
Finance 25 April 2017 08:42:42
24 April 2017 11:10:08 Novinite.com (Sofia News Agency)
International Monetary Fund (IMF) has published a report on global economic perspectives, quoted by BNR. The document’s authors foresee for Bulgaria a GDP growth of 2.9% in 2017 and a slowing to 2.7% in 2018. There is a 0.1% increase on the 2016 autumn IMF report. The capital Daily comments that the improvement is most likely due to a better presentation of the Bulgarian economy in 2016, compared to the Fund’s forecast. In early April the financial ministry also reviewed its expectation with a positive trend up by raising its autumn prognosis by 1% envisaging 3% growth of GDP. The IMF foresees that the increasing of prices of goods and services in Bulgaria will continue over 2017 and 2018 as well, revising its inflation expectations up to 1% respectively and 1.8% on an annual base. However, the greatest changes can be seen in current bill’s forecast: the fund expects a surplus of 2.3% in 2017. A factor for the positive trend is the bettered Bulgarian export over the second half of 2016 – both towards the EU and third countries. At the same time the Fund’s forecast on unemployment rates remains unchanged: 7.1% in 2017 and 6.9% in 2018.
Finance 24 April 2017 11:10:08
21 April 2017 10:36:52 China Daily > World News
The International Monetary Fund spoke positively on Wednesday of China's efforts to rein in its rapid credit growth but called for more action to reduce the associated financial vulnerabilities, as the issue is still "very manageable".
Finance 21 April 2017 10:36:52
21 April 2017 09:45:16 Novinite.com (Sofia News Agency)
In February 2017 Bulgaria’s current account and capital account balance was positive and reached EUR 336.9M, with surplus of EUR 40.2M in comparison to the same month a year earlier, data from the Bulgarian National Bank show, quoted by BNR. According to the bank, the trade balance of this country in February remained negative at EUR 90.7M. Exports of goods from Bulgaria in February amounted to EUR 2.077 bln., up by EUR 391.5M – a 23.3% increase, compared to EUR 1.6822 bln. In February 2016. In February, imports of goods increased by EUR 346.1M to EUR 2.1463 bln. against imports totaling EUR 1.8183M in the second month of the previous year. However, direct foreign investments in the country in February rose by just EUR 45M compared to an increase of EUR 136.6M in February last year.
Finance 21 April 2017 09:45:16
20 April 2017 07:00:04 The Gremlin – Online Newspaper for the Garden Route
Whether your geyser breaks and floods your house or your car breaks down while you are on holiday, unforeseen expenses can result in sleepless nights. “Deciding which form of credit to use can be tricky,” says Alfred Ramosedi, African Bank Group Executive: Sales and Marketing. A credit card is a line of credit from which
Finance 20 April 2017 07:00:04
19 April 2017 14:33:14 China Daily > China News
China will further beef up its fight against money laundering, funding for terrorism and tax evasion.
Finance 19 April 2017 14:33:14
18 April 2017 13:22:53 Novinite.com (Sofia News Agency)
In fugures from the National Statistical Institute, last year the average incomes of households in Bulgaria grew more than two times faster than their expenses, quoted by BNR. The total income per household member rise 4.3% on the previous year reaching EUR 2639. In he meantime, househlds spent EUR 2428 per capita marking a 1.9% of growth.
Finance 18 April 2017 13:22:53
17 April 2017 16:37:07 NYT > Middle East
The protest to demand better conditions was led by Marwan Barghouti, the most prominent detainee and a figure often seen as a future Palestinian leader.
Finance 17 April 2017 16:37:07