Following are news stories, press reports and events to watch that may affect Poland’s financial markets on Wednesday. ALL TIMES GMT (Poland: GMT + 2 hours):
Poland’s statistics office to release March unemployment data at 0800 GMT.
Poland’s argument with the EU over rule of law may not be ended if the opposition continues to use this conflict as an instrument in domestic political struggles, President’s Andrzej Duda chief foreign policy adviser Krzysztof Szczerski told Rzeczpospolita daily.
U.S. Congress has approved a bill directing the United States to help in efforts aimed at the restitution of heirless Jewish property so that it can be used to assist Holocaust survivors.
A large part of this heirless property of Jews killed in the Holocaust is located in Poland, Rzeczpospolita daily reported. bit.ly/2oEJDvZ
Poland’s biggest lender PKO BP booked 228 million zlotys ($66.27 million) in charges for a bank guarantee fund and bank restructuring fund in the first quarter of 2018, the bank said on Tuesday.
The value of outstanding bonds of debt collecting firm GetBack stood at 2.6 billion zlotys at the end of March owned by 9064 retail investors and 178 financial institutions, Parkiet daily quoted data from financial supervisors KNF.
Separately, S&P suspended its rating for GetBack, which the agency said is experiencing difficulties with the full and timely repayment of at least one of its private debt placements.
The share price of computer game maker 11 Bit Studios rose on Tuesday as the company’s latest game Frostpunk gathered positive opinions on the Metacritic website, Parkiet daily reported.
Orange Polish unit is to publish first quarter financial results after market closes.
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