Adina Panaitescu

BVB's Tanase: Bond trading, entering unprecedented diversification

The bond segment is entering a stage of unprecedented diversification for the local capital market as investors who have had access to corporate, municipal and government bonds so far can trade the first mortgage bonds, Bucharest Stock Exchange (BVB) CEO Adrian Tanase told a conference on Wednesday.

MAE hails National Flag Day, which gives Romanians possibility of showing their attachment to a symbol

The Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MAE) on Wednesday celebrates the National Flag Day, which "gives the possibility to all Romanians to show their attachment to one of the symbols of our national identity and unity," reads a release of the MAE sent to AGERPRES.

President Iohannis: Our flag represents a cementer of the past, present and future

President Klaus Iohannis conveyed on Wednesday a message on the occasion of the National Flag Day, in which he shows that the tricolour represents a cementer of the past, present and future. "Today, we are celebrating the National Flag Day, which, for more than 170 years has represented, for the Romanians everywhere, a symbol of our national identity, independence, sovereignty and unity.

Mandatory private pension funds had assets worth 53.41 billion lei in May, up 24.18 pct

The mandatory private pension funds had assets worth more than 53.41 billion lei, on May 31, 2019, up 24.18 per cent against the same month a year before, according to data provided by the Financial Supervisory Authority (ASF). Government bonds hold the highest share among these assets, of 31.58 billion lei, 59.14 per cent respectively.

Iohannis welcomes Venice Commission's adopting parameters on relationship between majority, opposition

Romania's President Klaus Iohannis welcomes the adoption by the Venice Commission of "Parameters on the relationship between the parliamentary majority and the opposition in a democracy: a checklist," according to a press statement released by the Presidential Administration.

PNL Chairman Orban proposes Violeta Alexandru as interim chairperson of PNL Bucharest branch (sources)

Counselor of the National Liberal Party's (PNL) Chairman Violeta Alexandru was proposed as interim chairperson of the PNL Bucharest branch by Ludovic Orban, according to some Liberal sources. PNL's Executive Bureau meeting will vote on this proposal on Tuesday. Violeta Alexandru held the Public Consultation and Social Dialogue Ministry portfolio in the Government led by Dacian Ciolos.

Romania advance to European U-21 Football Championship semis, qualify for 2020 Olympic Games

Romania on Monday advanced for the first time to the semi-finals of the European Under-21 football championship, and so qualified for the 2020 Tokyo Summer Olympics, after drawing France 0-0 on Monday evening in a Group C match of the tournament in Italy and San Marino, at the Dino Manuzzi Stadium in Cesena.

BNR chief economist says financial companies, banks make up 60pct of stock market capitalisation in Romania

Financial companies and banks make over 60pct of the stock market capitalisation in Romania, chief economist at the National Bank of Romania (BNR) Valentin Lazea told an event on Friday dedicated to technology on financial markets.