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Slovenian PM says government in talks to secure support for budget

01 Feb 2019

LJUBLJANA Slovenian center-left Prime Minister Marjan Sarec said on Friday that his minority government will quit if parliament does not pass its 2019 budget plan in March but that it was holding talks with various factions to secure their support.

Court of Audit to examine Slovenian central bank

29 Jan 2019

LJUBLJANA, Jan 29 The Slovenian Court of Audit, which supervises state accounts and public spending, plans to audit the Bank of Slovenia for the first time, the court told Reuters on Tuesday.

IMF urges Slovenia to enforce reforms, speed up privatization

11 Dec 2018

LJUBLJANA The International Monetary Fund (IMF) urged Slovenia on Tuesday to use the current good economic conditions to implement pension, labor and other reforms that would safeguard growth in the coming years.

Online game 'Razor Wire' highlights migrants' hardship

04 Dec 2018

LJUBLJANA The new online game "Razor Wire" has three fiendishly tricky levels to it: First, escape war in your home country. Then, dodge police as they raze your migrant camp, and lastly, cross a river while avoiding the corpses of those who never made it.

Slovenia president nominates economist Vasle to head central bank

30 Nov 2018

LJUBLJANA Slovenian President Borut Pahor nominated a reformist economist for the post of central bank governor on Friday, after lawmakers rejected his first choice for the job last month.

UPDATE 2-Slovenian cenbank sees no major economic slowdown in EU

15 Nov 2018

BRDO PRI KRANJU, Slovenia, Nov 15 Slovenia's central bank currently sees no significant economic slowdown in the European Union, deputy governor Primoz Dolenc told Reuters on Thursday.

Cracks appear in Slovenian government as development minister resigns

13 Nov 2018

LJUBLJANA Slovenia's development minister resigned on Tuesday over a transgression linked to EU funding allocations, exposing the first cracks in a fragile minority coalition government that took office in September.

UPDATE 2-Slovenia moves to fulfil EU pledge with IPO of biggest bank

09 Nov 2018

LJUBLJANA, Nov 9 Slovenia is selling a 59.1 percent stake in its biggest bank, partly fulfilling a commitment to the European Union, in an initial public offering (IPO) valuing Nova Ljubljanska Banka (NLB) at 1.03 billion euros ($1.17 billion).

UPDATE 2-Slovenia seeks IPO valuation of up to $1.5 bln for NLB bank

26 Oct 2018

* Slovenia must sell stake after EU approved state aid (Updates with details, background)

Italian dispute won't affect euro zone much, Slovenia's Dolenc says

18 Oct 2018

LJUBLJANA A dispute over Italy's proposed budget is expected to have little effect on the euro zone, the deputy governor of Slovenia's central bank told Reuters on Thursday.

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