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UPDATE 1-Slovenia 2019 GDP growth seen below forecast - cenbank

08 Nov 2019

BRDO PRI KRANJU, Slovenia, Nov 8 Slovenia's economy will grow less than the 3.2% that the Bank of Slovenia forecast in June, because of the global economic slowdown, Bank of Slovenia Governor Bostjan Vasle said.

ECB will continue current policy until conditions improve, Vasle says

08 Nov 2019

BRDO PRI KRANJU, Slovenia The European Central Bank is determined to maintain its present monetary policy until conditions improve, ECB governing council member Bostjan Vasle told a banking conference on Friday.

Slovenia's ruling coalition loses support of Left party

07 Nov 2019

LJUBLJANA Slovenia's centre-left minority government on Wednesday lost the support of the opposition Left party, in a move that analysts said could eventually lead to an election before 2022.

Slovenia cbank sees small GDP impact from loan restrictions

06 Nov 2019

LJUBLJANA, Nov 6 Slovenia's gross domestic product (GDP) growth is expected to lose less than 0.1 percentage point due to new loan restrictions, the Bank of Slovenia governor said on Wednesday.

UPDATE 1-Management of Slovenia fuel retailer Petrol quits

25 Oct 2019

LJUBLJANA, Oct 24 The head of Slovenia's largest fuel retailer Petrol, Tomaz Berlocnik, who led the company since 2011, said he resigned on Thursday, along with two other top managers of the company.

Slovenia passes law on bank bail-in repayments despite central bank protest

22 Oct 2019

LJUBLJANA The Slovenian parliament on Tuesday passed legislation on bank bail-in repayments under which the Bank of Slovenia would have to cover all possible repayments to those who lost their investments during the country's 2013 overhaul of the banking industry.

Slovenia central bank will fight covering losses from 2013 bank rescue

16 Oct 2019

LJUBLJANA, Oct 16 The Bank of Slovenia said on Wednesday it would mount a legal challenge if parliament passed a law requiring it to cover all possible repayments to those who lost their investments when the government propped up tottering banks in 2013.

UPDATE 2-Bank of Slovenia to impose restrictions on surging consumer loans

09 Oct 2019

LJUBLJANA, Oct 9 Slovenia's central bank said on Wednesday it will impose restrictions on consumer loans to curb "excessive" credit growth and protect borrowers from becoming overindebted.

Slovenia's Adria Airways files for bankruptcy

30 Sep 2019

LJUBLJANA Slovenian airline Adria Airways has filed for bankruptcy and canceled all flights, it said in a statement on Monday, after financial problems forced it to ground most of its planes over the last week.

UPDATE 1-Slovenia's indebted Adria Airways cancels most flights until Monday

27 Sep 2019

* Adria has to present financial plan by Oct. 2 (Adds quote, details)

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