Zagreb mayor’s death ahead of local elections this spring has political repercussions at local and national level.
Austrian lender provisions for COVID-19 downturn but says it does not expect a significant increase in hard defaults after the expiration of debt moratoria in the region.
Two Southeast European states take advantage of favourable market conditions to get away oversubscribed bond issues.
Research by Sarajevo-based Center for Policy and Governance shows high levels of undeclared and partially work in Western Balkans and Croatia.
Plans to hike excise on heated tobacco, benefiting traditional cigarette producers, have been openly linked to the government’s efforts to persuade BAT to keep its Kanfanar factory open.
The Photomath app has more than 220mn downloads globally, helping students and parents solve maths problems using a smartphone.
Unemployment growth has been modest and a return to tight labour markets is expected as economies recover from the coronacrisis.
Private equity backed M+ Group takes over Bulb as part of plans to globalise its business.