Financial economics

Skyrocketing Energy Prices Are Worse than Pandemic and Will Stay Longer

The crisis with surging prices of energy sources is worse and will take longer to be resolved compared to the Covid-19 pandemic slowdown and the supply bottlenecks for major industries, European Central Bank President Christine Lagarde said in an interview for CNBC.

Editorial: Prices and wages

The COVID-19 pandemic, beyond the public health crisis that it created, disrupted the supply chain internationally.

Ports were underfunctioning for a protracted period. Workers there were suspended, contracts were not executed, and therefore international transport was rocked by the pandemic.

International Blue-Chip Stock: The New Market Segment in Bulgaria


The financial markets started 2021 with cautious optimism. With the year heading for its home stretch, that sentiment has been justified. Stock markets have bounced back from the ravages of Covid-19 while national economies continue to catch up. In the US and Germany, stock market indices have broken all-time highs recently.

PwC survey: Local M&A market continues upward trend in H1, hits 1.8 bln euros

Merger and acquisition (M&A) deals concluded in the first half of 2021 amount to an estimated 1.8 billion euros for over 80 transactions announced, shows a survey by PwC Romania which confirmed the market's upward trend resumed since the second half of 2020.