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UPDATE 1-Pekao seen as main contender for Commerzbank's Polish bank - sources

04 Feb 2020

WARSAW/FRANKFURT, Feb 4 Poland's second-largest lender Pekao is currently the main contender to buy Commerzbank's Polish arm mBank, as some prospective bidders shy away out of fear of political interference, people close to the matter said.

Pekao seen as main contender for Commerzbank's Polish bank - sources

04 Feb 2020

WARSAW/FRANKFURT, Feb 4 Poland's second-largest lender Pekao currently is the main contender for Commerzbank's Polish arm mBank as bidders shy away out of fear of political interference, people close to the matter said.

From Communist-era roots to cash cows: Poland's gaming industry takes on the world

23 Jan 2020

WARSAW/PRAGUE The drab exteriors of a pair of 1970s buildings in an industrial Warsaw neighborhood belie the hive of high-tech activity inside where developers, screenplay writers and others at leading video game maker CD Projekt hustle to create the next global hit.

Polish, overseas banks prepare bids for Commerzbank's mBank: sources

17 Dec 2019

WARSAW/FRANKFURT (Germany) Poland's biggest bank PKO BP and a consortium of insurer PZU and its subsidiary Pekao are expected to file initial bids for Commerzbank's Polish arm, mBank by mid-January, three sources told Reuters.

Polish far-right groups march on independence anniversary

11 Nov 2019

WARSAW Tens of thousands of Poles took part in a far-right march in the capital Warsaw on Monday to mark Polish independence, an annual event that has become a focus of friction between nationalists and liberals.

Exclusive: French insurer AXA considers selling up in Central Europe - sources

15 Oct 2019

WARSAW/FRANKFURT French insurer AXA is considering selling its Central European business as part of a restructuring to quit markets where it lacks scale, three sources familiar with the situation said.

Poland's nationalists on course to stay in power for second term

14 Oct 2019

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Polish state firms pouring ad cash into media that attack gay rights, research data shows

05 Aug 2019

WARSAW State companies in Poland have multiplied many times over their spending on advertising via news magazines that attack gay rights since the nationalist Law and Justice (PiS) party came to power in 2015, market research data shows.

Exclusive: Poland's PKN faces uphill battle to win EU nod for Lotos bid - sources

04 Jul 2019

BRUSSELS/WARSAW Poland's biggest oil refiner PKN Orlen is expected to face a full-scale EU antitrust investigation into its planned takeover of rival Lotos and may even face a veto due to their combined market share, people familiar with the matter said.

Poland removes power price cap for big clients despite attempts to curb costs

14 Jun 2019

WARSAW Poland's parliament removed a power price cap for big customers late on Thursday, dashing industry hopes the government would be able to curb spiraling costs that have already led to some plant closures.

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