Serbia's Jelasic says banks want to fight NBS

In a recent interview, Radovan Jelasic, governor of the National Bank of Serbia (NBS), says he would be very happy if the NBS did not have to make so many monetary policy decisions, because they are very costly.

"The NBS can, and must, take the maximum measures that are within its competence, of course, the measures that are needed to reduce inflation, even if the price to be paid amounts to the loss of popularity," he said in the interview with Blic newspaper.

"At the moment commercial banks a