Banking

Mali: EIB to provide 76 mln euros for educational projects, water transport

BELGRADE - EIB Global has approved 45 mln euros for two educational projects in Serbia and 31 mln for water transport, and Finance Minister Sinisa Mali says the 76 mln euro aid will go to investments to modernise educational institutions as well as to further renovation and development of infrastructure.

Banks fear credit squeeze

Slovenian banks are sounding the alarm and urging the central bank to ease lending conditions after a significant increase in the minimum wage and new capital requirements have rendered much of the population ineligible for a mortgage.

Investment grade by April?

Analysts are split on when Greece may return to investment grade, in what is seen as a difficult year for the eurozone bond market due to the ECB's aggressive stance, while the national elections are firmly on investors' radars.

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