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Poland's JSW banks on hotter coking coal prices for support

22 May 2020

WARSAW State-run JSW said it had increased output of coking coal and should benefit from a price upturn once an easing of lockdowns stimulates demand, as it sought to reassure investors following a first-quarter loss and a more than 5% share price fall.

Poland, Russia to cut decades-old gas transit ties

15 May 2020

MOSCOW/WARSAW, May 15 A gas transit deal between Russia and Poland that expires later this month will not be renewed, Russia's Gazprom said, as Warsaw aligns its energy regulations with European Union rules and curbs its decades-old dependence on Russian fuel.

Polish Senate rejects postal election rules ahead of May 10 ballot

05 May 2020

WARSAW The Polish Senate on Tuesday rejected a government proposal to conduct a presidential election scheduled for May 10 as a postal ballot because of the coronavirus pandemic, in a widely anticipated hurdle for the ruling nationalists.

Polish health minister says presidential vote in two years would be safest

24 Apr 2020

WARSAW Poland's health minister on Friday urged a delay of the presidential election scheduled for May 10, saying postponing it by two years would be the safest option because of the coronavirus outbreak.

Polish games operator's IPO a success as stay-at home lockdown boosts outlook

20 Apr 2020

WARSAW Shares in Polish gaming company Games Operators rose further on Monday, after doubling on their debut late last week as investors bet on increased interest in gaming during lockdowns due to the coronavirus.

UPDATE 2-Poland reopens green spaces but unclear on election amid epidemic

16 Apr 2020

* Coalition MPs push to extend president's term for two years

Poland to begin easing coronavirus curbs from Sunday with eye on May vote

14 Apr 2020

WARSAW Poland will gradually lift lockdown measures imposed to contain the new coronavirus from Sunday, the government said on Tuesday as the nation prepares for a presidential election on May 10.

Poland's PGE to scrap non-core business projects to cut costs

09 Apr 2020

WARSAW Poland's biggest energy group PGE has decided to close projects that are not related to its core business, aiming to improve margins and reduce costs, the company said on Thursday.

UPDATE 2-Poland cuts rates, beefs up job saving plan

08 Apr 2020

WARSAW, April 8 Poland's central bank unexpectedly cut interest rates by 50 basis points and said it will do whatever is needed to fight the coronavirus crisis on Wednesday, while the government announced further measures to help companies to save jobs.

Poland's PKN readies Lotos concessions as EU concerns loom

30 Mar 2020

WARSAW/BRUSSELS Polish oil refiner PKN Orlen said it is ready to present concessions on its planned Lotos purchase once European Union competition regulators set out their concerns.

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