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Central bank keeps rates on hold

THE BOARD of the National Bank of Slovakia (NBS) voted unanimously June 27 to leave key interest rates unchanged.

The NBS already raised key rates by 0.5 percent last month, and, according to NBS governor Ivan Šramko, is ready to intervene if inflation worsens.

Inflation has been rising since January and hit a high of 4.8 percent in May.

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News digest: Slovakia will receive more than 4 million vaccines

Schools will continue with distance education. Curfew will be applied on January 25 and 26 too.

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Conservative NGOs received gender equality subsidies despite experts' recommendations

Leaked documents show the recipients of the Labour Ministry’s 2020 subsidies were favoured even though they did not achieve the highest score in the competition.

Labour Minister Milan Krajniak (Sme Rodina)

When will I receive my jab?

The Health Ministry has published the details of its vaccination strategy.

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