The Democrats (SDS) want the National Assembly to debate alleged laundering of EUR 1bn of Iranian money at the state-owned NLB bank in 2009-2010. The party wants representatives of ministries and responsible institutions from the period to be present at the debate.
The shareholders of savings bank Delavska hranilnica have confirmed the management's proposal that EUR 1.88m out of the EUR 2.65m in distributable profit for last year be earmarked for dividends at five euros gross per share.
Local showers are forecast for what will otherwise be a mostly sunny Saturday. It will be a few degrees cooler than on Friday, with highs topping out at 34 degrees Celsius in eastern Slovenia and 32 in central and western parts of the country.
The SBI TOP index on the Ljubljana Stock Exchange was almost flat at 792.22 points on Friday as gains by the majority of blue chips, most notably by Mercator (+9.87% to EUR 39), were offset by losses by heavyweights Krka (-0.2% to EUR 54.50) and Zavarovalnica Triglav (0.16% to EUR 24.96). Volumes totalled EUR 670,000.
David Nabergoj has resigned irrevocably as the president of the management board of Mlinotest after 21 years at the helm of the Ajdovščina-based bread and pasta maker. Nabergoj, who is leaving the company for personal reasons, will be succeeded by management board member Danilo Kobal.
Minister for Slovenians Abroad Gorazd Žmavc has been touring Canada since Tuesday to mark the 25th anniversary of Canada's recognition of Slovenia's independence. He is accompanied by a strong business delegation.
Housing prices rose by 1.3% in the first quarter of 2017 over October-December last year. New homes were 4.1% cheaper and the prices of used homes were up 2.2%, but the number of transactions with new units was considerably lower than that of transactions with second hand units, the Statistics Office said on Friday.