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Poland - Factors to Watch Sept 14
September 14, 2017 / 5:39 AM / 2 months ago

Poland - Factors to Watch Sept 14

Following are news stories, press reports and events to watch that may affect Poland’s financial markets on Thursday. ALL TIMES GMT (Poland: GMT + 2 hours):

BONDS

The finance ministry is to conduct a switch tender on Thursday.

MOODY‘S

Ratings agency Moody’s has raised its forecast for Polish economic growth in 2018 to 3.5 percent from 3.1 percent, tabloid Fakt said.

COURTS

The justice minister has dismissed three deputy heads of Warsaw’s district court on the basis of a new legislation introduced in summer despite a number of street protests across Poland, Rzeczpospolita daily said.

After Wednesday’s meeting with the president, who vetoed two of three bills overhauling judiciary, the opposition expressed concern that the new, presidential version of the legislation will not be changed much in comparison with the contested one.

PENSION FUNDS

Minister in the Prime Minister’s chancellery Henryk Kowalczyk was quoted as saying by the Gazeta Wyborcza daily that private pension funds should be liquidated, and money managed by them should be moved to the state’s social security office.

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

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