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Possible ‘Development Bank’ to manage NPLs

The Bank of Cyprus Board of Directors is expected to decide today whether to establish a “development bank” to deal with the problems of non-performing loans according to state broadcaster CyBC.

NPLs in the land of freebees and populism

Non-performing loans (NPLs) have reached €26 billion and continue their upward trend while property prices continue their downward march. Valuable time has been lost unnecessarily.

A meaningless exercise in financial futility

While in conversation at their club after a particularly satisfying luncheon, a few long-term banker acquaintances discuss the financial problems in the Cyprus property market as they sip their brandies.

Stemming the rise of non-performing loans

If the rise in non-performing loans is to be stopped, the Cypriot banks need to start thinking ‘out of the box’ and employ innovative approaches that can provide short and long-term solutions to the problem.

NPLs reached €26.25 billion in November 2013

Figures released by the Cyprus Central Bank reveal a worrying increase in non-performing loans with bad loans accounting for 35.2 percent of the €7.25 billion credit facilities granted to the construction sector.

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