ECONOMIC BRIEFS

Money supply grew 11.6% annually in March

The M2 aggregate, Slovakia's main money supply indicator, rose by an annual rate of 9.2% in March, lower than the 11.6% recorded in February and January's 10.5%, the National Bank of Slovakia (NBS) said in its monthly bulletin. The NBS's full-year target for M2 expansion is 9.4 percent year-on-year in 1998. The M2 measures currency, demand and time deposits, savings deposits and foreign currency deposits.

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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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