Resurgence in Turkey’s coronavirus outbreak looks set to hinder flag carrier’s attempts to stage a recovery.
Russian industrial output posted 1.1% year-on-year growth in March 2021, according to RosStat statistics agency data, making the first y/y growth in a year.
The National Bank of Ukraine (NBU) raised Ukraine’s prime rate by a full percentage point, to 7.5% on April 16, more than analysts anticipated, after inflationary pressures surged in March.
The National Bank of Ukraine (NBU) is expected to raise its prime interest rate on April 15 in order to combat rising inflation, according to a Reuter’s poll of analysts, the newswire reported on April 14.
Small caps have offered huge returns with flotations the new "kitsch". Turk Ilac, locked at the price ceiling for 20 days, became a rich butt of jokes.
Annual inflation in Ukraine sped up to 8.5% y/y in March from 7.5% y/y in February, the State Statistics Service reported on April 9, making a rate hike at this week’s monetary policy meeting likely, say analysts.
Russian equity markets saw a surprisingly modest outflow of $10mn from Russia dedicated funds on the week’s trading ending April 8 despite the arrival of the most Russian troops at the border with Ukraine since 2014.
Labour demand reached about 95% of its pre-pandemic level in March, Online Vacancy Index showed.
Slovenia’s bourse blue-chip index SBI TOP exceeded 1,000 points on April 7, which is the highest value since the end of 2009.
Russia's consumer price inflation in March 2021 posted 0.7% month on month and 5.8% year on year (versus 5.7% y/y in February and 5.2% y/y in January), according to the latest data from RosStat statistics bureau.
Romania's retail sales index increased by 1.5% y/y in January-February compared to the same period last year — softer growth than previously but still positive despite the worsening of the pandemic in early 2020.
The seasonally adjusted IHS Markit Russia Services Business Activity Index jumped to a seven-month high of 55.8 in March, up from 52.2 in February, the consultants said in a press release on April 4.
Inflationary pressures in industry were exacerbated by currency weakness, even ahead of lira’s latest plunge.
The financial and insurance, manufacturing and IT sectors grew strongly in 4Q20, but construction slumped.
A third wave of the coronavirus pandemic is sweeping through Emerging Europe. While Russia is expecting to reach herd immunity in the next two months, most other countries of the region have only just started their mass immunisation programmes.
Russia’s economy fared much better in the last quarter of last year than expected, according to the state statistics agency's revised figures released on April 1.
The headline seasonally adjusted IHS Markit Russia Manufacturing PMI recovery slowed in March, but still registered 51.1, down slightly from 51.5 in February, but still above the 50 no-change mark.
Earlier speculation of a rate cut is all but gone now in the context of what appears an incoming period of fast growth of the CPI.
The current account deficit stood at -3.2% of GDP, the lowest level in modern Bosnian history.
Irena report identifies opportunities for solar, wind and geothermal energy as Albania moves away from reliance on hydropower.