The number of Romanians using mobile internet grows

Bucharest, Romania (globetrotter_rodrigo, CC BY-NC-ND)

Ukraine’s President signed 2019 budget bill

Lithuanian families would like to earn EUR400 more

Romania

The number of Romanians using mobile internet grows, and the mobile internet traffic increases — Romania Insider informs. Average mobile internet consumption per inhabitant grew 50 per cent in H1’18. The total mobile traffic increased 49 per cent (to 0.26 million TB) in the period mentioned. According to the telecom market regulator ANCOM, the average monthly mobile internet traffic per inhabitant reached 2.3GB.

At the same time, the total fixed internet traffic reached 3 m TB, up 14 per cent in the H1’18. An average Romanian is using 26GB per month.

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Ukraine

President of Ukraine Petro Poroshenko signed the law on the state budget of Ukraine for 2019 — the Interfax informs. It will enter into force on January 1st, 2019.

The targeted deficit in 2019 is 2.3 per cent of GDP. The country’s fiscal revenues are expected to reach USD36.97bn, while the expenditures would stand at USD40.07bn. The government announced that the bill is in compliance with the requirements of the International Monetary Fund (IMF).

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Lithuania

An average Lithuanian family would like to earn EUR400 more — the Baltic Course informs. The portal published details of the Survey of Households by the Lithuania’s central bank.

“The ongoing economic expansion drives an upturn in household income. It therefore comes as no surprise that the number of residents who manage to save at least a fraction of their income has been increasing for the past few years. Nevertheless, as our survey reveals, the majority of lower-income earners would only be satisfied with their living conditions in Lithuania if their income increased at least EUR400,” the Baltic Course quotes Milda Šeškutė, Senior Economist at the Macroprudential Analysis Division of the Bank of Lithuania.

An average salary in Lithuania in Q3’18 was EUR1,006.

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What’s up in indexes

BET (of Bucharest) increased from 8,656.7s9 index points Thursday, December 6th to 8,684.75 index points Friday, December 7th. It’s up 1.07 per cent d/d and up 13.21 per cent y/y.

BUX (of Budapest) decreased from 39,747.13 index points Thursday, December 6th to 39,384.56 index points Friday, December 7th. It’s down 0.91 per cent d/d and up 2.70 per cent y/y.

CROBEX (of Zagreb) increased from 1,712.69 index points Thursday, December 6th to 1,714.89 index points Friday, December 7th. It’s up 0.13 per cent d/d and down 5.00 per cent y/y.

OMXR (of Riga) increased from 951.00 index points Thursday, December 6th to 961.15 index points Friday, December 7th. It’s up 1.07 per cent d/d and down 5.85 per cent y/y.

OMXT (of Tallinn) increased from 1,195.05 index points Thursday, December 6th to 1,204.11 index points Friday, December 7th. It’s up 0.76 per cent d/d and down 1.89 per cent y/y.

OMXV (of Vilnius) decreased from 639.25 index points Thursday, December 6th to 635.45 index points Friday, December 7th. It’s down 0.59 per cent d/d and down 3.98 per cent y/y.

PX (of Prague) increased from 1,038.59 index points Thursday, December 6th to 1,040.37 index points Friday, December 7th. It’s up 0.17 per cent d/d down 1.47 per cent y/y.

SAX (of Bratislava) increased from 334.04 index points Thursday, December 6th to 335.46 index points Friday, December 7th. It’s up 0.43 per cent d/d and up 4.80 per cent y/y.

SOFIX (of Sofia) increased from 592.45 index points Thursday, December 6th to 595.32 index points Friday, December 7th. It’s up 0.48 per cent d/d and down 10.53 per cent y/y.

UX (of Kyiv) closed at 1,793.69 index points Friday, December 7th. It’s the same result as Thursday’s. It’s 0 per cent change d/d and up 40.82 per cent y/y.

WIG20 (of Warsaw) decreased from 2,294.34 index points Thursday, December 6th to 2,281.54 index points Friday, December 7th. It’s down 0.56 per cent d/d and down 4.67 per cent y/y.

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