Washington. America's first black president Barack Obama Thursday mourned Nelson Mandela as a "profoundly good" man who "took history in his hands and bent the arc of the moral universe towards justice," AFP reports.
Sofia. Violina Marinova is the CEO of DSK Bank and she works for the credit institution for more than 40 years. Capital Daily took an interview with Ms Marinova, discussing the situation in the banking sector after another year of crisis. She says that the banking system is stable and ready to finance in the appropriate conditions, which would demand stability in the state, rather than constant legal amendments.
Sofia. The legend tells that Saint Nicholas was once worshipped as protector of the bankers and not only of fishermen, Duma daily points out. Before he was canonised as a saint he used to be a usurer, who helped to the poor by giving away his possessions. He took efforts in being very discrete and he did not want the person, whom he helped, to know that he is the one helping him. After 44 years interruption the Association of Commercial Banks and the Bulgarian National Bank revived the tradition for the Day of Saint Nichola