29 / April / 2017


INTERVIEW-Armenian central bank head signals halt to easing cycle
Armenia's central bank chairman has signaled a halt to the easing cycle, saying the bank would now be more cautious in deciding whether to cut rates because of potential economic and financial risks. "Rates lower than (the current) level may have undesirable effect on development of economy's real and financial sectors, and that's why the central bank will have more cautious approach when considering easing options," said Artur Javadyan told Reuters in an interview. Armenia has seen consumer p...
2017-04-19 16:35:00
It is time for Armenian banks to review their business model
Banking system in Armenia is currently facings difficulties; it has become a serious challenge to ensure as much as stable high growth rate, let alone two-digit growth. The previous model of the banking system was based on extensive development when the high rate of growth was ensured through attraction of new clients. But today in the grip of complicated economic situation and limited market, banks have to find new ways of development and change their business models to keep in step with the ti...
2017-04-19 16:25:00
Galina Davidyan: the need for media resources like 'Novosti Armenia' to grow
Ten years ago, on December 8, 2005, a new national media resource –the International News Agency 'Novosti Armenia' emerged in Armenia's media space. Over ten years of its activity the agency has achieved tangible results finding its own niche in the Armenian media field. In an exclusive interview with the daily Novoye Vremya (New Time) Galina Davidyan, the CEO of the news agency, speaks on the agency's achievements and future plans. Q. Novosti-Armenia is marking its first big anniversary ...
2017-04-19 16:18:00
Buildup of investments in Armenia is one of our top priorities – Eurasian Develo...
Armenia’s membership in the Eurasian Economic Union already has a two-year record. What the country has benefited from it? What do experts predict? What programs are planned for 2017? Yaroslav Lissovolik, the Chief Economist at Eurasian Development Bank (EDB), told ARKA News Agency in an exclusive interview. ARKA – Armenia’s membership in the Eurasian Economic Union already has a two-year record. How effective Armenia uses the Eurasian Economic Union’s potential? Lissov...
2017-04-19 16:10:00
Bordachev: Armenian society ill-informed about Eurasian integration advantages
How should Russia treat its Eurasian Economic Union partners? How will Moscow react to a new framework deal between Armenia and the European Union? What should be done to demonstrate Eurasian integration advantages to the Armenian society? Timofei Bordachev, a Russian political analyst and the Programme Director of Valdai Club Foundation, is answering ARKA News Agency’s questions. ARKA – How will Moscow react to a new framework deal between Armenia and the European Union, which will...
2017-04-19 16:05:00
If our army takes serious steps in response to the enemy's attacks, Azerbaijani ...
"" had a talk with Ara Papyan about the tense situation on Karabakh-Azerbaijani contact line, during which the latter labeled the already known events as a non-large-scale war. "In my opinion, taking into consideration the use of tanks, air forces and military equipment and also the front actions from Fizouly to Martakert, it's definitely a war. Of course, that it's not an expansive war yet, i.e. one with massive forces, still there is some information, according to which the Azerbaija...
2016-04-06 13:06:13
No evacuation and panic in Artsakh, people live their daily life: Pargev archbis...
As it has already been reported, during the night of April the 1-2 the opponent took active offensive operations along the entire line of contact of Karabakh-Azerbaijani armed forces, during which they have made artillery and air force attacks in the direction of not only defensive posts of Armenian armed forces, but also towards civilians. (Yelaket media) contacted the Primate of the Diocese of Artsakh, Pargev archbishop Martirosyan, in order to get information about the situation i...
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