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  1. September 19, 2014

    Leading Cyprus businessman Aristodemou arrested for fraud

    Cyprus authorities have arrested Theodoros Aristodemou, the island’s leading property developer and former chairman of its...

  2. September 6, 2014

    Cyprus approves foreclosure law

    The Cyprus parliament has backed a new law accelerating foreclosures on business loans and mortgages after weeks of...

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  1. August 21, 2014

    Ryanair pursues Cyprus Airways takeover

    Ryanair opened talks on Thursday with the Cypriot government about a takeover of lossmaking Cyprus Airways as it looks to...

  2. August 19, 2014

    The Arab world has to take on Isis in its own backyard

    The Middle East hosts a formidable array of air power. Between them, the six nations of the Gulf Co-operation Council...

  3. FT Alphaville

    August 6, 2014

    African Minerals and "certain general corporate information"

    African Minerals, the Sierra Leone iron ore miner founded by Frank Timis, has released an update on its financial situation...

  4. July 29, 2014

    Archbishop of Cyprus urges investors to reject €1bn bank share sale

    The archbishop of Cyprus has taken the unusual step of urging thousands of small investors in the island’s biggest bank to...

  5. FT Alphaville

    July 24, 2014

    The importance of patience and the danger of information overload

    That Andrew Haldane, chief economist of the Bank of England, believes that short-termism is a bad thing for markets is...

  6. July 23, 2014

    Cyprus seeks buyer for failed bank

    Cyprus plans to seek a buyer for the local operation of Federal Bank of the Middle East, a Lebanese-controlled lender, which...

  7. FT Alphaville

    July 16, 2014

    African Minerals: Dermot Coughlan resigns

    African Minerals Limited (AIM: AMI) announces that Dermot Coughlan, one of its independent non-executive directors, has...

  8. FT Alphaville

    July 2, 2014

    A related party at African Minerals

    African Minerals, the Sierra Leone based iron ore miner founded by Frank Timis, has made large payments for warranty...

  9. June 26, 2014

    Bulgaria raises €1.5bn in well received eurobond issue

    Bulgaria, the EU’s poorest member state, raised just under €1.5bn on Thursday in a new government bond that attracted orders...

  10. June 19, 2014

    Argentina’s fight with creditors fails to spoil investor appetite

    Argentina stands on the brink of default, engaged in one of the ugliest fights ever witnessed between a country and its...

  11. June 18, 2014

    Cyprus raises €750m with first post-crisis bond

    Cyprus has issued a new five-year bond just over a year after the country was hit by a financial crisis, in the latest sign...

  12. June 10, 2014

    Cyprus eyes first post-bailout public bond

    Cyprus is set to become the latest peripheral eurozone country to return to global debt markets just one year after its...

  13. June 3, 2014

    Bank of Cyprus to offload lossmaking Russian lender

    Bank of Cyprus plans to sell its Russian operation as part of a restructuring launched by its new chief executive John...

  14. beyondbrics

    June 3, 2014

    Croatian outlook still gloomy as Slovenia brightens

    First quarter GDP figures from Croatia and Slovenia show that the former continues to slide backwards, albeit at a slower...

  15. May 28, 2014

    EU should stop worrying about deflation

    Deflation is the dog that did not bark after the financial crisis. It was a real and present danger in the depths of the...

  16. May 25, 2014

    Europe goes to the polls

    Voters in most EU countries went to the polls on Sunday on the final day of a European election that is set to reveal a...

  17. May 21, 2014

    Woodside backs out of $2.7bn Israel gas project

    Australia’s Woodside Petroleum has pulled out of a $2.7bn deal to buy 25 per cent of Israel’s offshore Leviathan gasfield...

  18. Nick Butler

    May 11, 2014

    Common sense dawns in the eastern Mediterranean

    For a long time it has looked as if the large-scale gas finds in the eastern Mediterranean would be stranded. The Leviathan...

  19. The World

    May 9, 2014

    The hidden threats in Russia's Eurovision song

    The Tolmachevy Sisters (AP Photo/Frank Augstein) The politics of the Eurovision Song Contest are, as a rule, reassuringly...

  20. May 2, 2014

    Eurozone rating upgrades boost bond rally

    Slovenia on Friday became the latest beneficiary of a European wave of positive rating agency actions that have helped push...

  21. April 28, 2014

    Indirect tax becomes levy of choice for governments

    Governments are increasingly turning to indirect taxes to raise revenue, according to a survey that has found that one in 10...

  22. April 11, 2014

    National Crime Agency seeks trader who fled to Northern Cyprus

    An alleged insider trader is among the UK National Crime Agency’s most wanted fugitives from justice who have gone on the...

  23. beyondbrics

    April 3, 2014

    Slovenia makes record bond issues as CEE grabs the moment

    In the years before the crisis, Slovenia was touted as the Switzerland of eastern Europe, praised for its robust...

  24. April 3, 2014

    Anger simmers in Cyprus despite bailout ‘success’

    Jeroen Dijsselbloem was not expecting a warm welcome, and he did not receive one. Seated at the front of a cavernous lecture...

  25. beyondbrics

    March 28, 2014

    Guest post: Bratušek dodged bailout but is tepid on reform

    By Sašo Stanovnik of Alta Invest Just one year ago, after public protests and a corruption scandal had brought down...

  26. The World

    March 20, 2014

    Cyprus scores well on economy but poorly on politics

    In Cyprus, there is good news – very good news, actually – and bad news. The good news is that the €10bn emergency...

  27. March 19, 2014

    City job ads reflect importance of rich Russians to wealth sector

    The importance of rich Russians to London’s fast-growing wealth management industry is highlighted by a search of City job...

  28. March 19, 2014

    Mercuria to enter commodities big league

    After building the European oil trading operations of Goldman Sachs and helping the San Diego energy group Sempra establish...

  29. March 14, 2014

    Russia: reversal

    It was, as the English judge said last year, a “fantastic charade”. Over £100m in property assets of a Russian businessman...

  30. March 11, 2014

    Cyprus appoints Georghadji to central bank

    Cyprus has appointed the head of the state audit office as central bank governor following the resignation of Panicos...

  31. March 10, 2014

    Cyprus central bank governor resigns

    Cyprus’s central bank governor has resigned after sustained criticism by the island’s president over his handling of last...

  32. March 4, 2014

    Cyprus passes bill to privatise utilities

    The Cyprus parliament has approved legislation to privatise three state utilities on its second try. The minority...

  33. February 28, 2014

    Cyprus government resigns as utilities privatisation bill fails

    The Cyprus government resigned on Friday after parliament failed to approve draft legislation to privatise three state...

  34. February 25, 2014

    Protests over privatisation hit power supply in Cyprus

    Cyprus faced rolling electricity outages on Tuesday as employees of state-controlled utilities staged strikes to protest...

  35. FT Alphaville

    February 19, 2014

    Further reading

    Elsewhere on Wednesday, - Explaining theory to mom. - In defence of blunders. - Discussing tech progress and deflation using...

  36. Brussels Blog

    February 14, 2014

    Leaked 'issues note': Who pays for EU bank bailouts?

    Workers shutter a branch of Laiki Bank, which was closed under Cyprus' €10bn bailout last year For those not following every...

  37. February 14, 2014

    Six things to know about Viber

    The messaging service Viber has been bought for $900m by Japan’s largest e-commerce company by sales, Rakuten. So what is...

  38. February 10, 2014

    Cyprus to open fresh peace talks

    The leaders of the Greek and Turkish communities in Cyprus are set to announce a fresh initiative to reunify the...

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