Lietuvos bankas pristato naująjį 20-ies eurų banknotą
Economy

New 20 euro banknote presented to cash handlers at Bank of Lithuania

The new 20 euro banknote and its innovative security features were presented at the Bank of Lithuania on Tuesday, 5 May. The new 20 euro banknotes, from the Europa series, will be put into circulation across the euro area on 25 November 2015 and will circulate together with the current banknotes of the first series, said the Bank of Lithuania. […]

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European Union

Bank of Lithuania joins other Eurosystem banks in massive cash injection programme

The Bank of Lithuania, jointly with the European Central Bank (ECB) and other central banks of the Eurosystem as of 9 March is undertaking an expanded asset purchase programme. Under this programme, the central banks of the Eurosystem will buy bonds issued by euro area governments, agencies and European institutions in the secondary market, Lithuania’s central bank has announced. […]

Opinion

Opinion: From rouble to euro

The first day of this year is the first day of Lithuania with the euro. It is an unavoidable fact, although probably everyone is already tired of hearing the word euro. I must admit: it is certainly much better that the euro is not in everyone’s lips but in everyone’s pockets. Soon enough the currency change fever will go down and we will be less concerned with the pros and cons of having the euro than with having as many euros as we can. […]

Economy

ECB stress test finds Lithuania’s banks secure and reliable

The three largest banks operating in Lithuania – SEB bank, Swedbank and DNB bank – have very solid capital buffers and assess risks conservatively enough. This became clear after the European Central Bank (ECB), in cooperation with the Bank of Lithuania, inspected the asset quality of the three commercial banks and performed stress testing, the country’s central bank said in a report on 26 October. […]

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European Union

Germany’s central bank to supply Lithuania with euro banknotes

The central Bank of Lithuania has signed an agreement to acquire euro banknotes from the German central bank, Bundesbank. […]