ZEW-Erste: Romania’s economic prospects for the next six months get better


In November 2014 economic expectations for Central and Eastern Europe (CEE) are improving. According to a recent ZEW-Erste Group Bank survey, the Economic Sentiment Indicator for the CEE region has gained 5.5 points and reaches a level of 12.5 points. ...

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EBRD becomes BVB’s shareholder, acquiring an equity stake of almost 5 pc


As part of the strategy to promote the development of Romania’s capital markets, European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) has acquired a 4.99 percent stake in the Bucharest Stock Exchange (BVB), ‘demonstrating its support for Romania’s comprehensive efforts to ...

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Election, no affect on Romania’s credit rating. No significant movement on capital market


Klaus Iohannis’s presidential election victory over current prime minister and leader of the Social Democratic Party, Victor Ponta, has no immediate effect on Romania’s sovereign credit ratings of BBB-/Stable/A-3, according to Standard & Poor’s (S&P) rating agency. “That said, the ...

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Conpet, on Proprietatea Fund sales list. First package sold for nearly RON 100 M


Proprietatea Fund (FP) continues its strategy of selling important assets in the portfolio. Thus, FP sold 23.6 percent of oil product transport company Conpet based in Ploiesti on the Bucharest Stock Exchange (BVB) via a private placement, in a transaction ...

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Electrica shares to be included in MSCI frontier markets index


Morgan Stanley Capital International (MSCI) decided, in its November Semi?Annual Index Review for the MSCI Equity Indexes, to include Electrica (EL) shares to MSCI Frontier Markets Index. The inclusion will be implemented as of the close of November 25, 2014, ...

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Electrica shares have a new market maker


Starting November 6, 2014, Electrica shares will benefit of the market making services from the intermediary Wood & Company. According to a press release, Wood & Company joined the BVB Market making Program since its launch, in January 2014. At ...

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BVB: ‘Odd lot market’ eliminated as of December 2


Bucharest Stock Exchange (BVB) makes another step towards developed market infrastructure. Starting December 2, 2014, all orders placed for execution at the BVB, for all instruments traded on BVB, can represent any volumes that the investor wants to trade, a ...

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SMEs and start-ups can access financing through capital market


AeRO to be launched by the end of 2014. Small and medium – sized enterprises (SMEs) and start-up sector is the most dynamic part of the Romanian economy, and many entrepreneurs have difficulties in access to financing. Bucharest Stock Exchange ...

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