BRATISLAVA, Nov 8 (Reuters) - Here are news stories, press reports and events to watch which may affect Slovak financial markets on Thursday.
Slovakia sold 1.25 billion euros ($1.60 billion) of new 12-year bonds on Wednesday, taking advantage of record low borrowing costs and demand from international buyers to front-load its funding for 2013.
Slovakia is close to a deal with Spain to sell 22 million tonnes of its surplus United Nations’-backed emissions credits which are allocated under the U.N.’s climate change pact the Kyoto Protocol, the environment ministry said on Wednesday.
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The centre-left government needs to put further austerity measures in place to fend off risks threatening the plan to cut the fiscal deficit below the EU’s 3 percent threshold next year, an independent supervisory body ‘the Fiscal Council’ wrote in its report.
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