Cyprus seeks rent scheme to tackle €3 bln NPLs

Cyprus and the EU are expediting the process to transform the state-owned Asset Management Company (KEDIPES) into a nationwide AMG to launch a mortgage-to-rent scheme. The scheme will cover non-performing loans collateralised

Toxic bank loans rise to 11.7%

The rate of non-performing loans in the Cyprus banking sector increased to 11.7% of total loans in January from 11.1% at the end of 2021, data released by the Central Bank of Cyprus on

Cyprus has EU’s highest stock of NPLs

Cyprus has the EU’s highest stock of non-performing loans (assets) of the general government, according to Eurostat data. The share of non-performing loans over the country’s GDP stood at 28.3% in 2020,

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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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