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Polish central banker Ancyparowicz expects stable rates until 2022

15 Nov 2019

WARSAW, Nov 15 Polish interest rates are likely to remain on hold until 2022, but if data pointed to a serious slowdown a rate cut would be a possibility, central banker Grazyna Ancyparowicz told Reuters.

Polish central banker Zubelewicz criticises low interest rates

24 Oct 2019

WARSAW, Oct 24 Poland's record low interest rates are artificially inflating house prices, encouraging people to get into debt and causing higher inflation, central banker Kamil Zubelewicz told Reuters.

Poland's nationalists seal election majority, lose Senate

14 Oct 2019

WARSAW Poland's nationalist Law and Justice (PiS) party narrowly won a second term in power, final results from Sunday's parliamentary election showed, but its drive to push through its conservative agenda may be hampered by a loss of the upper house. | Video

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

14 Oct 2019

(This Oct. 13th story removes incorrect reference to Poland as former Soviet state) | Video

Poland's ruling right-wing party banks on child subsidy to win election

07 Oct 2019

NOWA KARCZMA, Poland Maria Kolsut will be thinking about her financial security when she votes for Poland's ruling right-wing party in Sunday's parliamentary election.

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.

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Pelosi says Democrats will draft articles of impeachment against Trump

U.S. House of Representatives Speaker Nancy Pelosi on Thursday said she has directed a House committee to draft articles of impeachment against President Donald Trump over his effort to pressure Ukraine to investigate a political rival, a historic step that sets up a fight over whether to oust him from office.