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Bul­garia’s new in­terim gov­ern­ment has found that over half the de­fense pro­cure­ment con­tracts signed last year were ir­reg­u­lar and is ex­am­in­ing nine of them on sus­pi­cion of fraud, its prime min­is­ter said yes­ter­day. The gov­ern­ment launched checks at min­istries it took over last month from cen­ter-right GERB-led coali­tion that re­signed after its can­di­date lost the pres­i­den­tial elec­tion in Novem­ber.

Grand Cen­tral sta­tion in Man­hat­tan will host the Greek Panorama. tation of the Greece deal still un­clear, un­cer­tainty and thus the repric­ing prob­a­bly still have fur­ther to go,” wrote Rainer Gun­ter­mann, rates and SSA strate­gist at Com­merzbank, in a note. Bankers are agreed that the safest trade for EFSF to do would be a 10-year ma­tu­rity. in­dex closed at 639.46 points, adding 1.60 per­cent to Thurs­day’s 629.36 points. On a weekly ba­sis it ad­vanced 2.51 per­cent – its first week of gains after five weeks of losses. The large-cap FTSE 25 in­dex ex­panded 2.08 per­cent yes­ter­day to end at 1,716.03 points, though small-caps lost 0.05 per­cent. The banks’ in­dex im­proved 2.74 per­cent, with Eurobank ris­ing 6.19 per­cent. PPC grabbed 4.320 per­cent, Jumbo jumped 4.28 per­cent and Coca-Cola HBC in­creased 4.12 per­cent, while El­lak­tor fell 2.63 per­cent. Mo­tor Oil climbed 1.61 per­cent to reach a level un­seen since 2008. In to­tal 64 stocks went up, 29 came down and 39 stayed un­changed. Turnover amounted to 51 mil­lion eu­ros, up from Thurs­day’s 27.6 mil­lion. In Nicosia the gen­eral in­dex of

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