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Poland - Factors to Watch Dec. 5

WARSAW, Dec 5 - Following are news stories, press reports and events that may affect Poland’s financial markets on Wednesday. ALL TIMES GMT (Poland: GMT + 1 hour):


The Polish central bank’s Monetary Policy Council is set to take its monthly decision on interest rates. Analysts polled by Reuters forecast the main rate will remain at 1.5 percent.


Poland’s ruling Law and Justice (PiS) party plans a convention on Saturday and Sunday to discuss plans for 2019, the Rzeczpospolita daily said.


Compensation for surging power prices for households could cost up to 2.1 billion zlotys ($555 million), the Rzeczpospolita daily quoted the energy minister as saying.


44 percent of companies plan to raise salaries next year, the Rzeczpospolita daily said, citing data by Randstad.


Work has slowed down on a draft law designed to make it easier for employers to hire foreigners, the Dziennik Gazeta Prawna daily said.

****Reuters has not verified stories reported by Polish media and does not vouch for their accuracy.****

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