Exchange of counterfeit money results in major losses
Rainer Viljamaa stepped into the Aia street currency exchange office of Tavid in January of last year, carrying nearly 4.1 million Indian rupees – more precisely 4,096 thousand-rupee notes that he exchanged for close to 54,000 euros. Considering the fact that Tavid has seven offices in Estonia that only handle a single transaction involving rupees a day between them, it was not a common occurrence. Especially considering the sum.
26.10.2016, Joosep VärkPM
Exchange needs major companies to attract investors
Even though head of Tallinn stock exchange, Kaarel Ots, says the market is doing better than three to five years ago, the situation still isn't good. The market value of listed companies comes to just 10 percent of GDP. The corresponding figure in Europe is 50 percent.
19.10.2016, Tõnis OjaPM
Big banks «wait and see» regarding new credit reference system
The private persons credit reference exchange system Positiivne Register created by Krediidiinfo in cooperation with lenders says it makes things simpler and cheaper for those with excellent background. Meanwhile, major banks have not joined it.
16.08.2016, Liina KanarbikN24
Gisele Bündchen, Adriana Lima ja teised – Brasiilia modellide paremik
Rio olümpia on käes ja avatseremoonia on kohe ukse ees. Nüüd on aeg heita pilk kõige kuulsamatele Brasiilia modellidele. Sellest riigist on pärit ühed edukamad ja ilusamad modellid läbi aegade.
Kauged külalised nuusutavad maaelu
Laupäeval koguneb Jõulumäele rahvusvaheline seltskond: noorteühing Eesti 4H korraldab rahvusvahelise IFYE (International Farm Youth Exchange) konverentsi, mille raames saabub Pärnumaaga nädala vältel tutvuma 160 külalist ligemale 17 välisriigist.
22.07.2016, Silja JoonPM
The ups and downs of Tallinn Stock Exchange
«Perhaps cheaper?» said President Lennart Meri over telephone at the festive opening of Tallinn Stock Exchange twenty years ago, about to buy his very first securities.
31.05.2016, Tõnis OjaPM
LHV Group to list shares on Tallinn stock exchange in May
LHV Group is to propose at the company's shareholders' meeting listing the company's shares on the main list of the Tallinn stock exchange.
Tallink rescues listed firms results
Of companies listed at Tallinn Stock Exchange with economic activity, a half i.e. seven improved results last year; eight managed to boost turnover. Three ended in red.
01.03.2016, Tõnis OjaPM
Yesterday, four percent of Tallink shares change hands over-the-counter
Yesterday, 27.5 million Tallink shares changed hands over-the-counter amounting to 4 percent of the shipping company shares, say Estonian Central Register of Securities data. The amount of transactions was 15.
23.12.2015, Tõnis OjaPM
Saku, Estonia likes Saku, Japan
Saku, Nagano prefecture, in Japan and Saku, Estonia officially entered an agreement of friendship in 2007. Unofficially, ties have been warm a lot longer.
30.10.2015, Riina LuikPM
Estonian president thanks Kohver for remaining firm in prison
Paying a visit to Eston Kohver, official of the Estonian Internal Security Service (ISS) sentenced to 15 years in jail in Russia in August and then exchanged for a former ISS staffer convicted of treason in Estonia, President Toomas Hendrik Ilves thanked Kohver for remaining firm, brave and loyal in captivity.
An option: depriving Dressen the Traitor of citizenship
Pardoned by President and swapped into Russia in exchange for Eston Kohver, Aleksei Dressen continues to be citizen of Estonia. The latter, however, can strip him of that.
29.09.2015, Merike TederPM
Yearlong swap settled in top gear
By last Friday noon the rescue operation regarding Eston Kohver came to a high-speed end as President Toomas Hendrik Ilves pardoned traitor Aleksei Dressen and Russian counterpart Vladimir Putin showed mercy on the «spy» from Estonia.
28.09.2015, Risto BerendsonPM
Sutter says «use electricity in the night»
Consumers should watch the hourly electricity price as exchange fluctuations may cut price ten times lower, advises Eesti Energia CEO Hando Sutter.
11.08.2015, Andres ReimerPM
Finland and Estonia on joint X-Road starting November
According to agreement signed some weeks ago, Estonia and Finland will be the first two nations in Europe to develop a joint data exchange platform to make digital services mutually accessible for inhabitants.
17.07.2015, Aivar PauPM
Russia withdrawing from prisoner transfer agreement with Estonia
Russia is set to withdraw from the agreement on the exchange of prisoners with Estonia and the Russian government has made a proposal to President Vladimir Putin to notify Estonia about it, Russia's Interfax news agency said.
The year ahead: economy most impacted by external demand
The main impact on economic indicators in 2015 will be events on global markets, chiefly the persistently low interest rates and oil price drop. Both might serve as catalysts to the economy, but whether a growth boost will be provided, we’ll see in 12 months.
05.01.2015, Tõnis OjaPM
In two years, bank secrecy buried
From 2016 onwards it makes no sense to hide income by private accounts in Swiss banks of family funds in Liechtenstein – data thereof will be dropping straight into our Tax and Customs Board server.
27.11.2014, Tõnis OjaPM
Tallinn Stock Exchange trapped
With New Year coming soon, 2014 will probably be remembered as historic at Tallinn Stock Exchange – in high likelihood, the turnover will be the smallest ever.
19.11.2014, Tõnis OjaPM
Editorial: Falling Rouble Blues
Yesterday, central bank of Russia announced of rate of rouble released – no longer having to wobble within a corridor as kept there by support buys while burning the precious cash reserves. To justify the step, avoidance of anti-rouble speculations was cited.
The United States and Estonia - NATO Allies and Global Partners
President Obama met with Estonian President Toomas Hendrik Ilves and Estonian Prime Minister Tavi Roivas in Tallinn, Estonia on September 3. The visit reinforced the close ties between the United States and Estonia, which are rooted in our shared values, ideals, and interests.
04.09.2014, The White House, Office of the Press SecretaryPM
The drive-thru Estonian shareholder meetings
«Let’s keep it quick and constructive,» were the opening remarks to shareholder’s general meeting by Katre Kõvask, CEO of ice-cream-maker Premia Foods. Quick and constructive (at times overly so) were almost all general meetings by listed companies this year where Postimees paid a visit.
10.07.2014, Tõnis OjaPM
Editorial: share glee, share gloom
The dividend coin has its two sides. Payment of these is sign of a company’s maturity, they say – rightly so, but still somewhat ironically. Which side is up, depends of the expectations one buys the shares with.
Tallinn Exchange heavy on dividends
This year, listed companies pay shareholders a total of €82m.
11.06.2014, Tõnis Oja