Foreign banks control central European banking market

A study done by Bank Austria has revealed that the share of foreign banks in central European banking houses broke 50% for the first time last year, rising to 53% from 43% the year before and 32% in 1998. Foreign banks own 76% of the market in Slovakia, 67% in the Czech Republic and 62% in Hungary.

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News digest: Slovakia opens more testing sites

Slovaks smoke less than 10 years ago. Former tennis player who skipped the vaccination line helped at a hospital.

Journalists' dilemma over the case of the charged Jaroslav Haščák

Investigative reporter Adam Valček writes about what he learned during the Kuciak murder trial and how it applies in the case of the charged co-founder of Penta.

Jaroslav Haščák

Drop in car production lower than expected

Carmakers manufactured 11 percent less cars than in 2019.

Carmakers in Slovakia also produce electric battery and hybrid car models.