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Business Feb 21, 2018, 19:02

Jazbec gets committee nod for Single Resolution Board

The European Parliament Committee on Economic and Monetary Affairs endorsed on Wednesday the nomination of Boštjan Jazbec, the governor of Slovenia's central bank, for a senior post at the Single Resolution Board. The next step is voting at the European Parliament plenary and appointment by EU members, probably at the end of March.

Business Feb 21, 2018, 15:53

Stock market: SBI TOP down 0.4%

SBI TOP index of blue chips on the Ljubljana stock market dropped 0.37% on Thursday, as most shares lost ground or remained level. The only two items to go up were KD Group (4.46%) and Gorenje (2.91%). Total turnover was modest, at just EUR 394,550.

Business Feb 21, 2018, 15:07

Minister: Govt to support any option to help overhaul Mercator

The government will support "any option" that would help overhaul the retailer Mercator, a unit of troubled Croatian Agrokor, and has no interest in acquiring the company itself, Economy Minister Zdravko Počivalšek told Bloomberg. There are companies interested in investing in Mercator, he said, but declined to elaborate.

Business Feb 21, 2018, 11:27

Higher Court upholds acquittals in Hypo case

The Ljubljana Higher Court has upheld two acquittals in a Hypo corruption case dating back to 2005, the newspaper Delo reported on Wednesday. Former head of the Ljubljana urban planning department Igor Jurančič and Andrej Oblak, a former boss of Hypo Alpe Adria Consultants, were found not guilty of abuse of office in contentious land deals.

Business Feb 21, 2018, 11:27

Cetis's single largest owner raises its stake to 79%

The company MSIN, the single largest owner of Cetis, has acquired another 3.41% in the printing company which specialise in IDs and other secure documents after publishing a takeover bid in mid-January. MSIN, which was offering EUR 61.94 per share, now holds a 78.59% stake.

Business Press Review Feb 21, 2018, 9:23

Delo looks at the legacy of central bank governor

The newspaper Delo looks in Wednesday's front page commentary at the legacy of Boštjan Jazbec, the governor of Slovenia's central bank who will probably end his term prematurely to join the Single Resolution Board.

Business Feb 20, 2018, 18:48

Law passed in response to bark beetle outbreak

The National Assembly has passed a bill that will make it possible to trigger a set of measures to fight or prevent a bark beetle outbreak when adverse weather wreak havoc in forests.