BoC Q3 turnaround, NPLs dip further

Bank of Cyprus is on track to return to steady profits after it announced a third-quarter after-tax profit of €19 mln and a significant reduction in its non-performing loans. The bank reported

Risk of a new NPLs iceberg

The decisions made by the European Central Bank (ECB) in the early stages of the Covid-19 pandemic are considered a milestone for the European financial market. The decisions were diffused by unprecedented

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Moral hazard of bad banks

The high level of Non-Performing Loans (NPLs) is a challenge that must be addressed to increase the economy’s resilience. In addition to the high level of NPLs, Cyprus also has a high

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NPLs stay at 18% of total bank loans

The Central Bank of Cyprus published data showing the evolution of aggregate non-performing loans for all credit institutions, with NPLs standing at €5.134 bln in May from €5.141 mln the month before.

COVID19: NPLs stable in Europe during pandemic

Massive state intervention prevented a rise in non-performing loans (NPLs) during the Covid-19 pandemic in central, south-eastern Europe (CESEE), but the quality of bank assets after the phasing out of measures “remains uncertain”, according