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Banks helped by increased building permits

Although Cypriot banks continue to face significant asset quality challenges, a sustained increase in demand for building permits would improve their asset quality says ratings agency Moody’s.

Non-performing loan ratio increases

Non-performing loans (NPLs) ratio in the Cypriot banking system stood at 48.9 per cent of total loans at the end of February, up from 45.8 per cent in December, according to data released by the Central Bank of Cyprus.

CHF loans: Another banking scandal?

Approximately 11,000 borrowers were granted loans denominated in Swiss francs (CHF) by banks in Cyprus and the billion Euro question is whether the banks communicated the risks.

Shed a tear for the whinging banks

The Cypriot banks that failed to manage property developers’ loans are whinging that they cannot be held responsible for developers using the money they received from house sales for some other purpose.

Swiss Franc loan court cases in March

The first of many court cases against Cypriot banks that issued Swiss Franc loans to those buying property in Cyprus will probably be heard in March according to a report in the FTAdvisor.

The state of our economy

Let’s engage in some self-criticism, recognize our mistakes, and try to overcome the impasses, shedding old habits; and this goes for businesses and banks alike. It’s time for us to change.

BBC Money Box: Cyprus property troubles

Earlier today, the BBC Radio 4 program ‘Money Box’ reported on the problems faced by many British people who purchased property in Cyprus with loans denominated in Swiss Francs.

The sniffing has started

Despite pay cuts, rising unemployment, haircuts on bank deposits, the closure of the island’s second largest bank, etc. there have been no demonstrations, strikes or union protests; Cyprus is a funny little place.

British rescue proposed in property mis-selling

London-based law firm Maxwell Alves is lobbying politicians and government agencies to resolve claims between clients and property developers in Cyprus without resorting to litigation.

Moody’s downgrade piles on the junk

Moody’s Investor Service has downgraded Cyprus’ top three banks citing uncertainty over the country’s bailout talks with international creditors, bringing them closer to the bottom of junk status.

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