May 29, 2017 / 6:38 AM / 6 months ago

Czech Republic - Factors To Watch on May 29

    PRAGUE, May 29 (Reuters) - Here are news stories, press
reports and events to watch which may affect Czech financial
markets on Monday.
    ALL TIMES GMT (Czech Republic: GMT + 2 hours)         
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  **For a schedule of corporate and economic events: 
    FORTUNA:  Fortuna Entertainment Group's           majority
shareholder Penta will raise its offer price in a voluntary
buyout to CZK 118.04 on Monday, CTK news agency reported.
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    CENBANK: Using macroprudential tools such as loan-to-volume
or debt servicing-to-income ratios seems more beneficial than
raising interest rates to tame real estate lending, central bank
Vice-Governor Vladimir Tomsik said in an article published on
    Story:              Related stories:                  
    FIGHTER JETS: Sweden's Saab            is hopeful that
Croatia could enter the market for fighter jets sooner rather
than later, opening up another sales prospect for its Gripen
aircraft, a company executive said on Saturday.
    He also said Saab remained confident it would hold talks on
buying or leasing jets in both Slovakia and Bulgaria.
    Story:              Related stories:                       
    NORD STREAM 2: A top European Commission official said on
Friday European Union members would be asked within days to give
the bloc's executive a mandate to negotiate with Russia over the
Nord Stream 2 gas pipeline, which has bitterly divided the bloc.
    Story:              Related stories:                    
    NATO: Central European governments expressed optimism on
Friday that the United States remained committed to NATO even
though President Donald Trump did not mention the military
alliance's defence commitment set out in its founding treaty
this week.
    Story:              Related stories:                    
    CEE MARKETS: Emerging European currencies moved in narrow
ranges in early Friday trading and stocks were mildly stronger
as investors expected U.S. data later in the day to give a
clearer direction to flows.
    Story:              Related stories:                    
    REUTERS SUMMIT-BANKING: Several smaller cross-border banking
mergers remain in the pipeline in central Europe as some western
European lenders retreat from the region, although the immediate
pressure to do deals has eased thanks to stronger local
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($1 = 23.5900 Czech crowns)

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