ECONOMIC BRIEFS

M2 reaches record level as of July

The M2 aggregate, an indicator which measures the money supply, in July reached the highest level of monthly growth it has recorded this year, increasing 9.9 billion Sk ($282.9 million). On a year-on-year basis this represents a 9% growth. The total volume of the M2 aggregate, as of the end of July, reached 460.9 billion Sk ($13.17 billion). July's M2 growth was sparked mainly by foreign loans taken by the government. In July, net loans to the government grew by 10.5 billion Sk ($300 million), to 114.4 billion Sk ($3.27 billion).

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News digest: Health care staff still lacking, president asks for amends

Slovakia is preparing to launch the nationwide testing on Saturday morning, but the government admitted they still need hundreds of health care staff. Kotleba violates quarantine and hospitals in the north are full.

The Bratislava Self-Governing Region started testing its staff on October 30.

Testing is impossible to carry out as planned, president says

President Zuzana Čaputová asked the government to reconsider measures for people who do not get tested, many will not get a chance.

President Zuzana Čaputová met with the representatives of the armed forces.

The big test is upon us. What are we to do?

For a foreigner living in Slovakia, there is yet another concern.

Health care professionals still lacking ahead of Saturday's testing

Government avoids mobilisation for now, PM offers an extra bonus to health care professionals who can serve the whole weekend.

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