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Yileds fell at Tuesday's auction of seven-year euro-denominated Bulgarian government bonds as the offer was heavily oversubscribed.
The Finance Ministry said on Wednesday it has reopened the issued dated 30 April 2014, offering EUR 35 M worth of government bonds.
The average weighted annual ayield dropped to 2.20% from 2.26% at the previous reopening on May 26.
Due to the negative effects of a long-lasting economic recession, which has reduced demand, the real estate market in Croatia has hit its lowest marks in 10 years.
Bulgaria ranks 54th out of a total of 144 countries in The Global Competitiveness Report 2014-2015 of the World Economic Forum.
For a third year in a row, Bulgaria has improved its score.
In the 2014-2015 edition of the report, Bulgaria outperforms a number of EU countries, including Romania, Hungary, Slovenia, Slovakia, Croatia and Greece.
Struggling to reduce its hefty budget deficit, Croatia's government on Thursday announced a package of new taxes aimed at cutting the deficit.
The changes include new taxes, changes to existing taxes and scrapping some of the supplements given to salaries in the public sector.
NEW YORK - Serbia ranks 52nd in the Global Peace Index (GPI), produced by the New York-based Institute for Economics and Peace (IEP), and is in the top 30 percent of the safest countries in the world.
Croatia’s external gross debt has hit 46.4 billion euro, an all-time record, 108 per cent of the annual GDP, the country’s main bank reported.
Compared to the same period in 2013, the Croatian National Bank, HNB, reported a 3.3-per-cent rise in the debt in the first trimester of 2014.
In Serbia every 5th individual jobless
In the first month of 2014 even 42,771 jobless people have registered them with the National Employment Service. That is almost 2,000 people more than in December last year.