Southeast Europe / Features

Romanian pessimism holds back local capital market

Carmen Valache in Nicosia June 21, 2017

Investor interest in the Romanian growth story is self-explanatory, says Bucharest Stock Exchange president Lucian Anghel. The question is: why don't Romanians like it more?

Romania leads the Balkan IPO race

Clare Nuttall in Bucharest June 1, 2017

Series of IPO announcements in Romania, Croatia and Slovenia arouse speculation about the start of a larger return of the IPO markets in the region.

Borissov's balancing act

Denitsa Koseva in Sofia May 26, 2017

Bulgarian prime minister plays "good cop" as he balances demands of his far-right coalition partners with EU values.

International investors cautiously optimistic on new Macedonian government

Valentina Dimitrievska in Skopje May 26, 2017

Centre-left Social Democrats preparing to form their first new government after more than a decade in opposition.

Western Balkan governments seek to guard against Agrokor fallout

Clare Nuttall in Bucharest May 23, 2017

Legislation adopted in Croatia and Slovenia while other governments mull steps to protect suppliers and avoid job losses.