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