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Pawel Florkiewicz

UPDATE 1-Polish central bank keeps rates flat, plays down impact of wage hikes on CPI

11 Sep 2019

WARSAW, Sept 11 Polish inflation will likely slow and stay around target after peaking in the first quarter of 2020, the central bank said on Wednesday, playing down fears that planned hikes in the minimum wage could fuel stronger price growth.

Polish PiS promises voters even more cash ahead of October election

07 Sep 2019

WARSAW Poland's ruling nationalist Law and Justice (PiS) party will offer pensioners regular annual cash bonuses and will almost double the minimum wage for workers, its leader Jaroslaw Kaczynski said ahead of parliamentary elections next month.

Polish rates to stay on hold this year, maybe next - central banker

24 Jun 2019

WARSAW Although inflation may accelerate, it is unlikely to exceed the upper limit of the Polish central bank's target range, meaning that interest rates can stay at current levels this year and perhaps the following, rate-setter Grazyna Ancyparowicz said.

Warsaw pride parade attracts large crowd amid heated political debate

08 Jun 2019

WARSAW Tens of thousands of people joined a pride march in Warsaw on Saturday as gay rights continue to become a major issue in Poland's election campaign.

Polish nationalists win EU vote, set stage for national ballot

27 May 2019

WARSAW Poland's ruling Law and Justice party (PiS) surged to a clear victory in Sunday's European Parliament vote, a stamp of approval for the party's nationalist, eurosceptic platform before a national election later in the year.

Polish nationalists win EU vote, set stage for national ballot

27 May 2019

WARSAW Poland's ruling Law and Justice party (PiS) surged to a clear victory in Sunday's European Parliament vote, a stamp of approval for the party's nationalist, eurosceptic platform before a national election later in the year.

Salary law will damage central bank, Polish rate-setter says

20 Feb 2019

WARSAW, Feb 20 Legislation to make public the salary details of Polish central bank employees will damage the central bank, a bank policy-maker told Reuters.

Polish PM wins confidence vote ahead of 2019 election

12 Dec 2018

WARSAW Poland's government of the nationalist Law and Justice (PiS) party won a vote of confidence in the lower house of parliament on Wednesday ahead of elections next year in which it hopes to strengthen its support base dented by a corruption scandal.

Poland reverses Supreme Court law changes after EU ruling

21 Nov 2018

WARSAW Poland's ruling Law and Justice party (PiS) rushed a legislative amendment through parliament on Wednesday reversing changes it had made at the Supreme Court that the European Union had condemned as undemocratic.

Poland's eurosceptic leaders, far right mark independence centenary at mass march

11 Nov 2018

WARSAW Poland's eurosceptic leaders marked a century of national independence on Sunday as more than 200,000 people marched through the capital in a parade involving far-right groups and neo-fascist activists from Italy.

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