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State borrows 1.594bn lei from banks on Monday

The Ministry of Public Finance (MFP) borrowed 1.594 billion lei from banks on Monday, through a benchmark government bond issue, with a residual maturity of 36 months, at a yield average of 3.84pct per year, according to data released by the National Bank of Romania (BNR). The nominal value of Monday's issue was 300 million lei, and the banks subscribed 1.918 billion lei.

Net nominal average salary up 5pct in December 2019, to 3,340 lei

The net nominal average salary was 3,340 lei in December 2019, up from the previous month by 161 lei (+5.1pct), and the highest values were recorded in activities of services in information technology (including IT services, namely 7,689 lei, according to the data published on Tuesday by the National Institute of Statistics (INS).

Deputies' spending at almost 92 ml lei in first six months of the year

The deputies' spending in the first six months of the year amounts to 91,849,485 lei, shows data released on the website of the Chamber of Deputies. The month-by-month breakdown is as follows: January - 14,294,989 lei; February - 14,362,077 lei; March - 16,018,184 lei; April - 15,870,539 lei; May - 15,586,634 lei; June - 15,716,962 lei.

Metalhead Meeting to showcase Satyricon, Negura Bunget, as well as Cargo anniversary show

The Metalhead Meeting festival, hosted at the Cotroceni Open Air venue of the Capital from June 11 through 14, is set to showcase bands Satyricon, Dark Funeral and Primordial and an anniversary show of Romanian band Cargo on the first day of the event, the organizers informed AGERPRES.

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