Volodymyr Zelenskiy announced the dissolution of the nation's parliament immediately after he was sworn in on May 20.
State budget fiscal metrics currently more vulnerable to a currency crisis than they were before last summer’s nasty episode. And fresh market turmoil is widely expected.
As Turkey’s first ever drillship, escorted by a naval frigate, prepares to start operations, Ankara declares it “does not recognise the unilateral and illegitimate exclusive economic zone claims of the Greek Cypriots”.
Sev.en Energy won tender to buy the operator of CHP plants in Kladno a Zlin after it announced an ambitious programme of international expansion.
The Russian regional Amur arbitration court has ruled against Baring Vostok Capital Partners (BVCP) in the controversial case for the control of 9.99% in the Oriental Express Bank (OEB or Vostochniy), ordering the fund to sell its stake in the bank
President targets tycoon who heads group’s advisory council. Tuncay Ozilhan raised concerns over Turkish industry’s debt woes and said country must abide by universal principles of democracy or “it becomes something else”.
The race is on between Ukraine and Russia for the title of “world’s biggest grain exporter” and the two rivals are running neck and neck.
Despite Turkey’s economic strife, local lenders’ spring loan refinancing season is progressing undeterred. But Libor and Euribor rates have almost doubled compared to a year ago.
President-elect Volodymyr Zelenskiy was mulling calling a snap election after he is sworn in on May 20, but this was thwarted by the People's Front faction's decision to quit the ruling coalition.
Unsecured consumer loans in Russia keep on growing, increasing by 25% year-on-year in January-March 2018, Vedomosti daily said on May 17 citing the data by Frank RG. Unsecured loans accounted for RUB1.05tn of the total retail loans volume of RUB1.9tn
The inauguration of Ukrainian President-elect Volodymyr Zelenskiy will take place on May 20, according to a special draft resolution greenlighted by the nation's parliament on May 16, which in theory allows the new president to dissolve parliament
The energy stock exchange is intended to increase security of the electricity supply and encourage investments in the sector.
Since the February general election, none of the three main forces in the new parliament have been able to find sufficient common ground to form a majority.
After coming in a humiliating third place in the presidential poll, Saulius Skvernelis says he will stand down if his party also performs poorly in the European Parliament election next week.
Moves are minor but indicate that in several weeks' time accord could start to unravel if Europe does not do more to protect Iranian economy from punishing US sanctions attack.
Hemmati, who accused European officials of "threadbare" remarks, wants to see EU companies buying Iranian oil and exporters in the bloc trading with the Islamic Republic. But move would be a defiance of US sanctions.
Calendar-adjusted index in positive territory. Fresh pre-election stimulus on the cards. Economy may have grown in Q1 but double-dip recession not ruled out. Istanbul revote impact may hinge on battle for Kurdish vote.
"You're respected all over Europe ... a little bit controversial, but that's okay,” US president tells Hungary’s illiberal prime minister.
The National Bank of Ukraine has lost its appeal to the courts to overturn a decision to de-nationalise Privatbank.
Volodymyr Zelenskiy accuses outgoing President Petro Poroshenko of deliberately delaying handover of power while he attempts to install his people in the army, Supreme Court and National Television and Radio Broadcasting Council.