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Eurohold: Euroins has enough assets to make payments in the next three weeks

Monday, March 27, 2023

  The Euroins company is fully covered and has enough assets to continue making payments in the next three weeks even if it has no income, said Monday, in a press conference, the chairman of Eurohold, Assen Hristov."The value of the remaining assets in the company is approximately 300 million RON as of March 17 and we have 120 million RON in claims from the Guarantee Fund to recover. We also have almost 30 million RON in real estate, another 30 ...

tbi bank partners with Inter Broker to help Romanians buy any type of insurance, including RCA

Monday, March 27, 2023


Romanians continue to be vulnerable to unforeseen events that can affect their way of living but show increasing interest in ensuring better protection against risks, although the cost of insurance has risen over the past year. In this context, tbi bank has partnered with Inter Broker de Asigurare to allow Romanians to buy insurance products of any kind through the Buy Now, Pay Later (BNPL) solution in 4 interest-free installments or longer periods with accessible interest ...

Net assets of investment funds up 0.67pct in January, to 15 billion RON

Monday, March 27, 2023

The net assets of the funds opened by local investments stood at a value of approximately 15 billion RON in January 2023, increasing by 0.67pct compared to the previous month, according to a report of the the Financial Supervisory Authority (ASF).At end-January 2023, the net assets related to all categories of open investment funds increased compared to the previous month (with the exception of the "other funds" category).Thus, open-end bond ...

Romanian Inflation Returns Wages to January 2022 Levels

Monday, March 27, 2023

As of January 2023, Romanian nominal wages rose by 15% on year-over-year growth to RON 4,265. It took a while for the nominal wages to rise to match the increasing inflation rates. During this same month, it was noted that inflation rose by a 15.1% year-over-year growth whereas now they match the wage rates from that of January 2022.   Log on ...

Eurohold’s Reinsurance Unit EIG Re will keep and protect the assets of Euroins Romania

Monday, March 20, 2023

With reference to the decision of the Romanian financial regulator ASF to seize the Euroins Romania (part of Eurohold Bulgaria’s insurance Euroins Insurance Group) by revoking the operating license and the opening of bankruptcy proceedings and the appointment of the Insured Guarantee Fund (FGA) as interim administrator of the company, we consider this as a hostile takeover of the assets of the Romanian subsidiary, therefore the management of the ...

Euroins Romania asks insurance law be put on Parliament agenda

Monday, March 20, 2023

Euroins Romania publicly asks the Speaker of the Chamber of Deputies, Marcel Ciolacu, and the interim President of the Senate, Alina Gorghiu, to request, by nature of their prerogatives, that the Romanian Parliament urgently put on the agenda the Insurance Law 132/2017, in order to correct dysfunctions and deficiencies that directly influence the lives of citizens, according to a press release sent on Tuesday.The document mentions that the introduction of ...

Gov't to consider necessary measures to protect insured against troubled insurer

Monday, March 20, 2023

The government will support all the necessary measures to protect the interests of the insured affected by the negative developments in Romania's auto civil liability market, governmental spokesman Dan Carbunaru said on Friday."The Financial Oversight Authority (ASF), following an analysis carried out by it, will send solution proposals to the Ministry of Finance for submission to the government," Carbunaru saidThe ASF Council has decided to ...

Romania wants to push euro adoption by 2026

Monday, March 20, 2023

Romania’s government is looking to adopt the euro by 2026, far earlier than the current plan to join the euro area by 2029, announced Finance Minister Adrian Caciu, adding that for this to happen the National Recovery and Resilience Plan (NRRP) must be fully implemented.   While Romania could adopt the euro in 2029 at the earliest, Caciu wants the ...

CEC Bank continues to fund Romanian entrepreneurs through IMM Invest Plus 2023

Monday, March 20, 2023

CEC Bank will continue to fund in 2023 the Romanian entrepreneurs through the governmental programmes IMM Invest Plus, by granting loans to local entrepreneurs with with subsidized interest and fees, the bank announced on Wednesday."Entrepreneurs can access financing both for investment projects, as well as in order to cover the working capital requirements for consolidating and expanding their businesses, adapting to the current climate and digitalization ...

Net loan portfolio of Alpha Bank in Romania reached EUR 2.95 billion in 2022

Monday, March 20, 2023


Alpha Bank Romania is a member of Alpha Bank Group, one of the largest banking and financial groups in Greece, reached, in 2022, a profit after tax of EUR 33 million.    In 2022 Alpha Bank Romania continued to stand by its commitment towards its customers and the Romanian economy, despite the challenging macro environment while recording a solid commercial and financial ...

REDI Economic Development, Patria Credit IFN sign funding agreement for Romany entrepreneurs

Monday, March 20, 2023

REDI Economic Development and Patria Credit non-bank financial institution (IFN) have signed a local partnership for the funding and inclusion of Romany entrepreneurs, mainly farmers, from small rural communities of Romania, according to a press statement released on Tuesday.Under this partnership, businesses managed by Roma and local businesses that employ Romany workers will be funded under a programme called "Microfinance knows no ...

OTP Asset Management Romania launches discretionary investment management product

Monday, March 20, 2023

  OTP Asset Management Romania is launching a new investment product - individual investment portfolios managed on a discretionary basis - aimed at its clients, individuals and legal entities, according to a press release sent to AGERPRES on Monday.Thus, all responsibility and decisions involved in the investment process are the responsibility of the manager, through an Investment Committee, specially constituted for this ...

Credit Europe Bank Romania’s net profit halves in 2022

Monday, March 20, 2023

The Romanian arm of Dutch-based Credit Europe Bank said that it booked a net profit of 34.5 million lei ($7.5 million/7 million euro) in 2022, down from 70 million lei in the previous year, in the context of ongoing investments in digitisation.   Credit Europe Bank Romania’s total income rose to 217 million lei last year, from 214 million lei in 2021, while its operational expenses grew to 176.6 ...

EBRD and CIPE to support women on boards in Croatia, Bulgaria, Greece and Romania

Monday, March 20, 2023


EBRD and CIPE to support training for women on boards in four EU countries Training courses, developed in Croatia, will be expanded to Bulgaria, Greece and Romania Partnership announced at the conference “Corporate Governance and Gender Diversity on ...

SmartBill integrates Smart Accounts, the first automated Open Banking service authorized by the National Bank of Romania

Monday, March 20, 2023

SmartBill, the leader of the invoicing and inventory management software market, with over 85.000 users, announces the ...

Eurohold’s statement on recent evolutions on the Romanian insurance market

Monday, March 13, 2023

With reference to recent affirmations and speculations in the public space, ?urohold Bulgaria AD, owner ...

Women on a path to gender equity in investment

Monday, March 13, 2023

by eToro analyst for Romania, Bogdan Maioreanu     March 8 is International Women’s Day that celebrates the achievements of women and pushes for rights progress. The first recorded celebration was in 1911 in Austria, Denmark, Germany and Switzerland when over a million people rallied to support women's rights. During time it grew in importance as women gained ...

Fiscal Agency targets economy sectors posting significant increases, which aren't reflected in their taxes

Monday, March 13, 2023

The inspectors of the National Agency for Fiscal Administration (ANAF) will verify such economic sectors that last year saw important increases, which were not reflected in the amounts they paid as taxes, ANAF head Lucian Heius informs on Wednesday."This year, if we discuss the general fiscal inspections, we are trying to focus more on VAT evasion, considering that we are speaking of an important tax of 19 per cent. We will also check such sectors of the economy ...

USR'S Drula: ASF chiefs, their appointers should explain why RCA policy is up 40pct

Monday, March 13, 2023

National leader of the Save Romania Union (USR) Catalin Drula is requesting the management of the Financial Oversight Authority (ASF) to give explanations regarding the increase in RCA third-party car insurance policies, noting that ASF Chairman Nicu Marcu had been summoned to Parliament more than a month ago."The governance of Ciolacu and Ciuca leads to a surge in all prices, including RCA policies. The heads of the ASF and those who put them in charge should ...

Polish payment fintech BLIK enters the Romanian market

Monday, March 13, 2023

BLIK, a Polish payment fintech, is launching in Romania, the second largest market in Central and Eastern Europe. The newly established company, BLIK Romania, will develop a unique and innovative digital payment system in RON that will bring a number of major advantages, including high security and simplifying payments by generating and using an individual six-digit code for each transaction. In the first phase, the system operator will focus on implementing the solution in ...

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