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Czech Republic - Factors To Watch on July 29
July 29, 2016 / 6:06 AM / a year ago

Czech Republic - Factors To Watch on July 29

PRAGUE, July 29 (Reuters) - Here are news stories, press
reports and events to watch which may affect Czech financial
markets on Friday.
           
    ALL TIMES GMT (Czech Republic: GMT + 2 hours)         
=========================ECONOMIC DATA==========================
    Real-time economic data releases.................... 
    Summary of economic data and forecasts........... 
    Recently released economic data.................. 
    Previous stories on Czech data............. 
  **For a schedule of corporate and economic events: 
    here#/2E/events-overview
==========================NEWS==================================
   
    EPH: Enel has closed its disposal to EPH of 50
percent in the holding group owning a 66 percent stake in Slovak
electricity producer Slovenske Elektrarne.
    Story: Related stories: 
    
    EU: The European Union seems to be falling in love with
itself and needs to use the time before Britain formally starts
divorce proceedings to create a new vision of Europe, Slovak
Prime Minister Robert Fico said on Thursday.
    Story: Related stories: 
    
    O2 CZECH REPUBLIC: The chief executive of O2 Czech Republic
 said he expected the negative impact of roaming
regulation would be more visible in the following quarters.
    Story: Related stories: 
  * For Czech O2's second-quarter earnings: 
    
    CENBANK: All seven Czech central bank board members will
attend the Aug. 4 policy meeting, the bank said on Thursday.
    Story: Related stories: 
    
    SKODA: VW's Czech unit Skoda Auto said H1 revenue was up
10.8 percent to 7.1 billion euros.
    Story: Related stories: 
    
    CEE MARKETS: Emerging Europe's stocks fell and currencies
were little changed on Thursday after the Federal Reserve left
U.S. interest rates unchanged and markets bet only one rate
increase was likely later in the year.
    Story: Related stories: 
 ---------------------- MARKET SNAPSHOT ------------------------
 Index/Crown Currency    Latest     Prev   Pct change Pct change
                                    close    on day     in 2016
 vs Euro        27.023     27.033    0.04      -0.09
 vs Dollar         24.409     24.366   -0.18       1.82
 Czech Equities    887.26     887.26    -0.69      -7.22
 U.S. Equities 18,456.35  18,472.17    -0.09       5.92
 Pvs close or current levels vs prior domestic close at 1500 GMT
 =====================PRESS DIGEST============================
    OKD: Investor Pavel Tykac and coal miners' unions have
broken off talks over a joint bid to buy OKD, the insolvent
mining unit of New World Resources. The union head said
they were not able to reach a deal over buying claims from NWR's
owners.
    Hospodarske Noviny, page 3
    
    ECONOMY: The Czech Banking Association lowered its growth
outlook to 2.3 percent in 2016 and 2.6 percent in 2017.
    Hospodarske Noviny, page 12
    
    Reuters has not verified the stories, nor does it vouch for
their accuracy. 
    
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 Warsaw WIG20  Budapest BUX Prague PX 
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($1 = 24.5810 Czech crowns)

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