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Central Bank real estate price index

In its December Economic Bulletin, the Central Bank of Cyprus presented the results of the Real Estate Price Index it prepared in collaboration with domestic monetary and financial institutions.

Further decline in property prices

The Central Bank of Cyprus anticipates that property prices will continue to fall in 2010 according its June economic bulletin and warns that the risks to the banks will be greater if the slump in property prices is higher than expected.

RICS Cyprus property price index

Designed by Dr Pat McAllister from the Reading University Department of Real Estate & Planning, the RICS (Cyprus) property price index will be launched on Friday 29 January in Nicosia.

Non-performing bank loan restructuring

Reports suggest that the Cyprus banks are restructuring unpaid loans to avoid them having to be classified as ‘non-performing’ as required under the Basel II Accord.

Concerns over the Cyprus property price index

Concerns have been raised by the Chairman of the Association for the Promotion of Property Developments about the future of the Cyprus Property Price Index and the involvement of the banks in its preparation.

Cyprus bank loans, deposits and liquidity

Over the past year, Cyprus banks granted loans valued at more than more than three times the amount they received in deposits according to figures released by the Central Bank of Cyprus.

Cyprus banks under stronger liquidity pressures

THE liquidity pressures that the banks in Cyprus face have become stronger and stronger lately; according to latest Central Bank data, they continue to lose deposits and increase their loan portfolios. In December, the banks granted loans of 549 million euro, a quite small amount compared to other months but they lost deposits of 683 […]

Under the mattress is just not safe enough!

THE PHRASES ‘toxic debt’ and ‘quantitative easing’ are now fashionable. What do they mean? The former means quarantining irredeemable bank debt to give banks breathing space so they can start lending again, and the latter means printing as much money as is needed to regenerate that lending. Hyperinflation or increased taxes to pay for it […]

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