Dr. George Theocharides


What drives the yield of government bonds?

Due to the current weak economic circumstances that we are experiencing here in Cyprus (as well as other countries in Europe), we are constantly bombarded with various economic and ... Read More

The Role of Securitization in Dealing with the Banking Problems

One of the main problems that our banking sector is facing is obviously the incredibly excessive amount of non-performing loans (NPLs) on our banks’ balance sheets that reached almost ... Read More
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Internal and External Risks to the Cyprus Economy

Despite the tragic events of March 2013, Cyprus economy has showed resilience and the country was able to return back to stability and regain some of the lost confidence ... Read More
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Will Draghi’s QE programme work?

The recent announcement by Mario Draghi for the Quantitative Easing (QE) programme in Europe was welcomed by an expected euphoria from the financial markets. Stock markets around the globe ... Read More
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Can there be contagion with the Greek crisis?

One question that has hovered around the global media recently, but has remained I believe unanswered, is what will be the likely outcome of a “Grexit” to the rest ... Read More
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How to deal with Europe’s ailing economy?

There has been a lot of discussion lately in Europe and especially at the European Central Bank (ECB) headquarters for the need (or not) of non-conventional monetary tools to ... Read More
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What type of liquidity does Cyprus need?

There has been a lot of discussion recently, especially after the successful outcome from the stress tests of our main banks, that it’s time for the banks to start ... Read More
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Skill set needed to make Cyprus a Strong Fund Jurisdiction

Despite the current financial crisis and recession that we are experiencing, one industry that stands out, is resilient, and is growing is the Financial Services. Despite the reputational damage ... Read More
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