Government security yields embark on downward trend

Tirana Times
By Tirana Times March 16, 2017 11:09

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  • Yields on government securities have embarked on a downward trend in the past couple of months as the country's commercial banks are using their ample liquidity to invest in risk-free 12-month T-bills and two-year notes. The recent trend in this year's auctions comes as lending is struggling to recover to positive growth rates and the 16 overwhelmingly foreign-owned banks continue to apply tight lending standards due to non-performing loans at about 20 percent and amid poor demand for new loans by both businesses and households

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TIRANA, March 16 – Yields on government securities have embarked on a downward trend in the past couple of months as the country’s commercial banks are using their ample liquidity

Tirana Times
By Tirana Times March 16, 2017 11:09