EBRD has cut its 2014 economic forecasts in the Balkans
EBRD cuts economic forecasts for south-eastern Europe
Lack of reforms in SEE but there is still ground for optimism- EBRD
EBRD has cut its 2014 economic forecasts in the Balkans

Albanian authorities arrest central bank governor | Yahoo | Foxnews | Bloomberg  
Member of Bank of Albania's Supervisory Council resigns
Albanian central bank cautions banks about extra cash


New banks in Armenia may be obliged to operate only as open joint stock companies
Sanctions: Armenia may feel fallout from West’s punishment of Russia
Armenia's external debts skyrocketing
Armenia gets less money transfers from Russia
Non-performing assets of Armenian banks stood at 5.94% in late July


Azerbaijani banks have lost up to 20% of foreign investments
Citizens in Azerbaijan can now obtain credit by submitting e-certificate
Russian banks may attract financing from Azerbaijan, Kazakhstan - VTB head
Fitch Affirms Azerbaijan at 'BBB-'; Outlook Stable

Bosnia and Herzegovina

Bosnia Herzegovina confirmed the credit rating to Bosnia and Herzegovina; B with Stable Outlook
IMF to halt aid to Bosnia until agreed policies implemented
Bosnian region to issue $10mn in 9-month T-bills, $20mn via 4-yr bond
First bank for risky loans


Kosovo with the lowest GDP per capita in the region
Kosovo’s banking sector attractive to investors
Kosovo to introduce sanctions against Russia


Macedonia's top banks and companies pledge debt write-off for poor


Russian banks withdrew over US $18 bn through Moldova | Rapsinews | Capital
Bankers Targeted in $20 Billion Moldovan Laundering Case
Moldova's Banca de Economii to acquire 100% of Unibank
Belarus, Moldova discuss banking collaboration


Telenor opens online bank in Serbia
Chief shareholder of Bulgaria's Corpbank surrenders in Serbia
EUR 145.3 million for capital increase of Deposit insurance agency
Turkish Halk bank interested in Cacanska Banka
Serbia may expect 200 million euro annually from the IPA funds


Ukraine receives 500-mln-USD World Bank loan for economic reforms
How the Ukraine Crisis Is Affecting the Global Banking Industry
Central Bank chief says Ukraine 2014 GDP may shrink by up to 10 %
Ukraine can’t afford the IMF’s “Shock therapy”
Putin: Russian Banks Must Stay in Ukraine to Ensure Economic Stability
Bank of Russia shuts down Ukraine’s Unex Bank, Legbank offices in Crimea, Sevastopol
Ukraine crisis: US strengthens sanctions on Russia
U.S. to sanction Sberbank, tighten limits on other Russian banks
Russia's Central Bank Says Inflation Will Fall despite Ukraine Shocks
Ukraine Blowback Adds to Russian Bank Consumer-Loan Woes
U.S. targets Russia's largest bank in new sanctions over Ukraine
Raiffeisen Latest Bank to Be Hit by Ukraine Crisis

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