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  • The ECB and BNB are setting up a new swap line, the central bank said. The swap line will remain in place until December 31, 2020, or for as long as necessary. The size of the swap line is set at 2 billion euros. The European Central Bank and the Bulgarian National Bank agreed to conclude a precautionary currency agreement (swap line) to provide euro liquidity. Under the new swap line, the Bulgarian National Bank will be able to take up to 2 billion euros in exchange for Bulgarian leva.
    ECB and BNB set up a swap line to provide liquidity in euro
    2020-04-22 19:30:05
    The ECB and BNB are setting up a new swap line, the central bank said. The swap line will remain in place until December 31, 2020, or for as long as necessary. The size of the swap line is set at 2 billion euros. The European Central Bank and the Bulgarian National Bank agreed to conclude a precautionary currency agreement (swap line) to provide euro liquidity. Under the new swap line, the Bulgarian National Bank will be able to take up to 2 billion euros in exchange for Bulgarian leva.
  • Britain may have to withdraw more than €340bn worth of loans and so increase its budget deficit as the government tries to keep the country's economy in working order during the coronavirus crisis, according to new research. This is written by the London Evening Standard newspaper.
    New horror set to hit Island after pandemic ends
    2020-04-22 16:30:17
    Britain may have to withdraw more than €340bn worth of loans and so increase its budget deficit as the government tries to keep the country's economy in working order during the coronavirus crisis, according to new research. This is written by the London Evening Standard newspaper.
  • “Remember in Greece when it was allowed by an ATM to withdraw only 50 euros each. If at one moment the Bulgarians want to draw euros, and there will be no horror. The euro area guarantees us that as much as we have, the euro we will receive”, Prime Minister Boyko Borisov said at an extraordinary briefing in the Council of Ministers.
    Borisov on the murder of Milen Tsvetkov: Severe, nasty, unfortunate accident BLITZ TV
    2020-04-22 14:30:07
    “Remember in Greece when it was allowed by an ATM to withdraw only 50 euros each. If at one moment the Bulgarians want to draw euros, and there will be no horror. The euro area guarantees us that as much as we have, the euro we will receive”, Prime Minister Boyko Borisov said at an extraordinary briefing in the Council of Ministers.
  • “Will we give money? Yo, that's it. Giving money to people from other people's taxes”, so Prime Minister Boyko Borisov began his answer to a journalist's question whether it was discussed to give a grant to all those affected by the crisis caused by the coronavirus.
    The Prime Minister announced will $350 per cover be distributed for everyone because of the crisis! BLITZ TV
    2020-04-22 13:30:17
    “Will we give money? Yo, that's it. Giving money to people from other people's taxes”, so Prime Minister Boyko Borisov began his answer to a journalist's question whether it was discussed to give a grant to all those affected by the crisis caused by the coronavirus.
  • It seems that Greece has been heading towards a tourist season for three months this year, Tourism Minister Haris Theoharis told Sky TV.
    Greece announced how the holiday will be done this year
    2020-04-22 12:30:07
    It seems that Greece has been heading towards a tourist season for three months this year, Tourism Minister Haris Theoharis told Sky TV.
  • The number of people around the world facing acute food insecurity could double this year to 265 million due to the economic downturn as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic. This was stated by the World Food Programme (WFP) - a specialist UN agency to combat hunger in the world, Reuters reports.
    UN warned of new global horror caused by COVID-19
    2020-04-22 11:30:15
    The number of people around the world facing acute food insecurity could double this year to 265 million due to the economic downturn as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic. This was stated by the World Food Programme (WFP) - a specialist UN agency to combat hunger in the world, Reuters reports.
  • Key indexes dipped yesterday after the closing of a trading session on the New York Stock Exchange, BTA quoted agencies as saying.
    U.S. stock trading ends with declines in indexes
    2020-04-22 09:30:16
    Key indexes dipped yesterday after the closing of a trading session on the New York Stock Exchange, BTA quoted agencies as saying.
  • The U.S. Treasury said it was granting $2.9 billion in initial assistance to cover employee costs of 54 smaller passenger airlines and two large ones, and with six large airlines it had finally negotiated grant agreements, Reuters reported.
    US grants $2.9bn in aid to airlines
    2020-04-22 08:30:17
    The U.S. Treasury said it was granting $2.9 billion in initial assistance to cover employee costs of 54 smaller passenger airlines and two large ones, and with six large airlines it had finally negotiated grant agreements, Reuters reported.