Lone Star deal heads south

A fresh attempt by US private equity firm Lone Star at a fourth takeover bid for Bank of Cyprus will also be shot down by the institution’s shareholders and the island’s financial

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Only PDO halloumi on supermarket shelves

Supermarkets can only sell halloumi, produced under the EU-approved Product of Origin file, as the Agriculture Ministry launches inspections at stores. In comments to the Cyprus News Agency, the head of the

Cyprus gender pay gap 9%

To mark International Equal Pay Day, Commissioner for Gender Equality, Iosifina Antoniou highlighted the long-standing struggles to achieve parity between men and women at work, noting the wage gap in Cyprus is

Big halloumi sell-off

This weekend is consumers’ last chance to buy halloumi at discounted prices at supermarkets, as dairy producers offload their last batches of the squeaky cheese that do not comply with the EU

Cyprus to issue green bonds this year

Cyprus is expected to join the club of countries that issue eco bonds, with the first issuance of “green loans” before the end of the year, Finance Minister Constantinos Petrides said. “The

Lone Star still stalking Bank of Cyprus

US private equity firm Lone Star is not giving up on buying Bank of Cyprus, with senior officials in Nicosia to negotiate with stakeholders. Despite seeing three cash offers rejected by the