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Obama served up lesson in leadership at Warsaw banquet

04 Jun 2014

WARSAW When Lech Walesa, the man whose Solidarity movement helped bring down the Iron Curtain, found himself sitting across from Barack Obama at a banquet in the Polish capital on Tuesday evening, he offered the younger man a piece of advice.

Polish officials display new appetite for adopting the euro

04 Jun 2014

WARSAW Poland should begin a debate next year about when to adopt the euro, its president, finance minister and central bank chief said on Wednesday, marking a departure from previous scepticism about the single currency.

Polish economy solid, rate rise discussion is months away: central banker

27 May 2014

WARSAW Poland's very low inflation is temporary as the economy is growing strongly, but discussion on raising interest rates is months away, central bank policymaker Anna Zielinska-Glebocka said on Tuesday.

EBRD cuts growth forecasts in half, warns of Russian recession

14 May 2014

WARSAW The European Bank for Reconstruction and Development slashed its regional growth forecasts in half on Wednesday and warned of damage to the world economy if the crisis in Ukraine sends Russia into recession.

Poland sticks to flat rates plan, but wary of Ukraine fallout

07 May 2014

WARSAW Poland will stick to its plan to keep interest rates on hold until at least the third quarter because inflation is likely to stay deep below the bank's target in the coming months, the central bank governor said on Wednesday.

Polish recovery too strong to extend flat rates guidance - central banker

10 Feb 2014

WARSAW Poland's economy will soon be growing at an annual rate of nearly 4 percent, the fastest since 2011, and now one central bank policymaker sees no reason to extend its forward guidance on leaving interest rates unchanged.

Polish recovery too strong to extend flat rates guidance: central banker

10 Feb 2014

WARSAW Poland's economy will soon be growing at an annual rate of nearly 4 percent, the fastest since 2011, and now one central bank policymaker sees no reason to extend its forward guidance on leaving interest rates unchanged.

Poland names bank economist as new finance minister

20 Nov 2013

WARSAW Polish Prime Minister Donald Tusk named a political novice as his new finance minister on Wednesday in a reshuffle designed to re-invigorate a government that many voters feel has lost its way after six years in power.

Poland's new finance minister Mateusz Szczurek

20 Nov 2013

WARSAW Mateusz Szczurek, the 38-year-old who was named on Wednesday as Poland's new finance minister, is a political novice who has spent his career in commercial banking.

PROFILE-Poland's new finance minister Mateusz Szczurek

20 Nov 2013

WARSAW, Nov 20 Mateusz Szczurek, the 38-year-old who was named on Wednesday as Poland's new finance minister, is a political novice who has spent his career in commercial banking.

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