According to a report released by Bank of Albania, during the first semiannual of 2015 deposits of individuals increased by 2.8% compared to the same period of a year before.
The report also says individuals have bought more treasury bonds, approximately ALL 11.5 billion or 9.7% more than a year ago. Individuals prefer to buy government bonds since they are offered at a highest return interest rate than other bonds.
Individuals bought ALL 10.6 billion government bonds more during 2015 than in 2014. This has increased the portfolio of bonds owned by individuals, says the report.