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New bubble brewing in Lithuania’s real estate market?

Record-low interest rates and employees’ confidence about their financial future have been heating the Lithuanian real estate market. […]

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Economy

Indexed pensions may not help Lithuanian pensioners, whose payouts are among Europe’s lowest

Even the €8 increase in the average pension will not help pensioners in Lithuania, who receive one of the most frugal pensions in Europe. President Dalia Grybauskaitė is encouraging lawmakers to index pensions, which would make them increase together with growing average wages in the nation, and the prime minister, Algirdas Butkevičius, believes that indexing pensions would make them grow by up to 6 or 7 percent. […]