Latest Headlines

All reports tagged with: "bailout"

Developers oppose new property tax

Government proposals to introduce a tax on large houses and the troika proposal to accelerate foreclosures have been met with opposition from the Cyprus developers association.

Homeowners need protection from troika proposals

Troika’s proposal to accelerate loan recovery by the banks could spell disaster for many home buyers; they could lose their homes within 18 months even though they may have paid for them in full.

Cyprus real estate: Is PAMELA coming for a visit?

If the Troika’s bailout conditions for Cyprus are implemented, what will be the impact on the island’s real estate market? Will we achieve PAMELA, the Proper Asset Management of Estates, Loans and other Assets?

Russia to coordinate Cyprus loan decision with EU

Russia has said that it would only grant a bailout loan to Cyprus as part of a coordinated rescue with the EU for the island state, which it said was seeking a total of €20 billion in aid.

Investigators to report criminal liability

The firm appointed by the Cyprus Central Bank to investigate why the Bank of Cyprus and the Cyprus Popular Bank had to seek state support will also look into possible criminal offences.

Cyprus may need more than €10 billion for bailout

The island’s’ public finances are in a worse state than we expected said troika official Maarten Verwey according to the minutes of the meeting obtained by Bloomberg News; more bailout cash may be needed.

The ballooning Cyprus fiasco

Troika inspectors are swarming over Cyprus to find out how much money the banks would need to deal with their putrefying balance sheets, and how much the government would need to stay afloat.

Bad loans are key to assessing EU bailout

The size of the EU bailout will be determined by the methodology employed by troika to assess bad loans as Cypriot banks do not count fully secured loans as nonperforming even though they have not been serviced in 90 days.

Judgement day for banks approaching?

Banks do not count loans that are fully secure as being nonperforming even though they have not been serviced in 90 days. If the Troika treats such loans as nonperforming, several more billions will be needed to recapitalise them.

Island under the Troika microscope

The Island will be put under the microscope by members of the Troika delegation who arrived in Cyprus yesterday for a fact-finding mission that is expected to play a crucial role in Cyprus’ EU bailout application.

Back to top