Public lenders have been providing cheap loans to help companies and consumers ride out economic turmoil.
Police decided against giving permission for Democratic Party rally after threats of violence, as Albania seeks green light for EU accession talks in what is shaping up to be a turbulent year.
North Macedonia's coordinator for Nato accession Stevo Pendarovski will run for the presidency backed by the SDSM and its coalition partners in the first test for the government since the signing of the historic Prespa agreement.
Ukraine’s politicians were scrambling to undo a Constitutional Court decision that decriminalised graft at the end of last week but the bills they submitted are weaker than the original version.
Far-right EKRE, which is polling at around 17% ahead of Sunday's general election, is less than enthusiastic about the Baltic state’s membership in the EU, so far the cornerstone of Estonian politics.
Other market latest: Lira tests 5.36s. Isbank’s dividend request refused. Government “suggests” annual credit growth target for lenders.
Russia’s banking sector is back in profit and earned RUB264bn ($4bn) in January, according to Central Bank of Russia data.
“If you choose a non-constructive path, it will … be reflected in commercial and economic relations,” remarks Chinese envoy to Ankara.
Brussels comes down hard on Hungarian government over campaign that targeted European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker and Hungarian-American businessman George Soros.
Ukraine's opposition leader and presidential candidate Yulia Tymoshenko has registered in the country's parliament a bill amending the criminal code with the aim to return criminal responsibility for illicit enrichment of the nation's officials.
International investors believe the risks of lower oil prices and more sanctions are already priced in, but after stellar returns last year, investors are now underweight Russian oil stocks.
Largest Turkish conglomerate Koc moves for eurobond issue of up to $1bn. On stock market, companies opting to batten down hatches rather than issue dividends.
Even though Hungary's economy grew by 5% last year — one of the fastest rates in Europe — economists say that in the long term the country needs to improve productivity to ensure sustainable growth.
Laura Kovesi says endorsement by European Parliament committee is “a vote for the whole Romanian justice system” after she was ousted from the helm of Romania’s National Anticorruption Directorate.
Hungary is set to become the largest EV car battery producer in Europe after 2020 following investments by three of the big five Asian battery makers.
Announcement dispels rumours of a crisis within the coalition between the Social Democratic Union of Macedonia and its junior partner the ethnic Albanian Democratic Union for Integration.
Czech billionaire Petr Kellner, owner of PPF Investment Group, was listed in the list of 100 richest people in the world, according to the Hurun Global Rich List 2019 published on February 26.
Ukrainian Constitutional Court has cancelled criminal responsibility for illicit enrichment, Ukrainska Pravda online outlet reported on February 26 quoting four separate unnamed sources.
As government fights economic ills ahead of local elections, ruling party offers curious briefings on evolving opinion poll results.
Ukraine increased imports of anthracite from Belarus by 340 times year-on-year to 102,200 tonnes in 2018, according to the state statistical service Belstat in Minsk.