The SBI TOP index of the Ljubljana Stock Exchange was up 0.19% higher at 929.42 points on Thursday, with the energy company Petrol adding 1.37% and the insurer Sava Re putting on 1.02%. The biggest loser was the drug maker Krka, which shed 0.55% on EUR 349,000 in deals.
The ZZB NOB association of WWII veterans addressed a letter to President Borut Pahor on Thursday, expressing concern over a crisis of moral values in Slovenia.
The cities of Nova Gorica, Ptuj, Ljubljana and Piran have made it into the second round of the competition for the title of the European Capital of Culture 2025, Cristina Farinha, the chairperson of the European Capitals of Culture Expert Panel announced on Thursday.
The Foreign Ministry has advised Slovenian citizens to postpone non-urgent trips to the South Korean regions of Daegu and Cheongju and to Iran due to the spreading of novel coronavirus infection and related restrictive measures.
The skies will clear up on Friday after a rainy night, and northerly to north-westerly winds will blow. Morning lows will range from -1 to 4 degrees Celsius, dropping to -4 in Alpine valleys and reaching 7 degrees at the coast.
The parliamentary parties that will form the opposition in the likely event of a new Democrats (SDS)-led government are still mostly reserved in their comments on the development, with the Left being the most critical, assessing the future government coalition as detrimental for Slovenia.
The shareholders of one of the biggest tourism companies in the country, Sava Turizem, approved the merger with Hoteli Bernardin on Thursday, said a press release for the Association of Small Shareholders. The merger is seen as big step in the setting up of the planned state-owned tourism holding.