Economies

Twitter Decided Instead of Musk to Sell 10% of His Tesla Shares

Twitter users have decided that entrepreneur Elon Musk will sell 10% of his shares in Tesla. This was done through a poll published by him, in which he stated that he would take the step if Twitter approved, and would take into account the results of the poll, whatever they may be.

More than 3.5 million people voted, and almost 58% of them answered "yes".

Turkey’s central government gross debt stock at $246 bln in September

The Turkish central government's gross debt stock amounted to 2.18 trillion Turkish liras ($246 billion) at the end of September, official figures showed on Oct. 20. 

The Treasury and Finance Ministry's data showed that the figure was up by 17.2% versus the end of September last year.


Nearly 60% of Bulgarians are Skeptical about Adopting the Euro

58% of Bulgarians do not support the introduction of the euro as the official currency in the country. This shows a study prepared by Trend agency specifically for the financial forum NEXT DIFI 2021, organized by b2b Media for the fifth year. The data during the event was presented by Anastas Stefanov, manager of Trend Agency.

Non-government credit increases by 1 pct in August, up to 309.7 billion RON

The balance of the non-governmental credits granted by credit institutions has increased, in August 2021, by 1 pct over July 2021 (0.8 percent in real terms), up to the level of 309.7 billion RON, according to data published by the National Bank of Romania, published on Thursday.

Current account balance sees 11-month low figure in July

Turkey's current account balance posted a deficit of $683 million, down $1.3 billion from the same month last year, the Turkish Central Bank announced on Sept. 13.

With July figures, the current account deficit saw its eleven-month low.

According to the balance of payments figures released by the bank, the country's 12-month rolling deficit totaled almost $27.8 billion.

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