Last newsHBCB NewsIn focusPoliticsEconomySpotlight from GreeceSpotlight from CyprusMember NewsHronia polla!NewsletterSubscribe to HBCB newsletterUnsubscribe
Follow HBCB on Linkedin
Bulgaria reports first four novel coronavirus cases
10 Mar 2020Bulgaria's health ministry said that it has confirmed the first four cases of the novel coronavirus disease (COVID-19) in the country - two men in the city of Pleven and two women in the city of Gabrovo. view more
First set of economic measures to counter coronavirus effects to be announced on Monday
09 Mar 2020Finance, Development and Labour ministries will announce on Monday, at 12.30, the first set of economic measures to counter the effects of the coronavirus spread.
Banks need to adapt to fintech challenge - industry
09 Mar 2020The global banking sector is facing the challenge of constantly changing business environment due to the expansion of fintech companies and the related need for digital transformation, bank officials say. view more
Coronavirus to affect Bulgaria's tourism, IT, automotive sectors - Euler Hermes
09 Mar 2020The global coronavirus outbreak is expected to affect negatively Bulgaria's economy, with tourism, information technology, automotive manufacturing and transport to be worst hit, French credit insurance company Euler Hermes said on Friday. view more
Confirmed cases of new coronavirus in Greece rise to 31
06 Mar 2020The number of confirmed cases of COVID-19 in Greece has risen to 31, infectious diseases expert and health ministry spokesperson Prof. Sotiris Tsiodras announced on Thursday.
Mytilineos announces share buyback programme
06 Mar 2020Mytilineos on Thursday announced an extraordinary general shareholders meeting on March 27 to approve a board plan for a share buyback programme in accordance with article 49 of Law 4548/2018, in order to reduce the share capital and cancel shares, or/and distribute shares to employees or/and members of the management of the company or/and of an associate company, in accordance with the applicable remuneration policy.
Bulgaria's Sopharma reports 15% drop in Jan-Feb sales
06 Mar 2020Bulgarian drug maker Sopharma said on Thursday that its sales revenue fell by an annual 15% in the January-February period of 2020, due to lower sales on foreign markets. view more
Bulgaria's BEH to hike TPP Maritsa Iztok 2's capital by 306 mln euro
06 Mar 2020State-owned Bulgarian Energy Holding (BEH) has decided to increase the capital of its wholly-owned unit Maritsa Iztok 2 thermal power plant (TPP) by some 598 million levs ($342 million/305.8 million euro), official documents show. view more
Subscribe to HBCB newsletter
EU states accept migration action plan for Greece by "unanimous support", VP Schinas says
05 Mar 2020The European Commission's action plan for Greece on migration met with "unanimous support" by all ministers at the Justice and Home Affairs Council in Brussels on Wednesday, Vice President of the European Commission in charge of promoting the European Way of Life Margaritis Schinas said in a tweet.