May 30, 2012 / 6:22 AM / 5 years ago

Czech Republic - Factors To Watch on May 30

PRAGUE, May 30 (Reuters) - Here are news stories, press
reports and events to watch which may affect Czech financial
markets on Wednesday. 
    ALL TIMES GMT (Czech Republic: GMT + 2 hours)	
     
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    PRAGUE - The Czech cabinet to hold a session
(www.vlada.cz/en/default.htm). News conference to follow. 	
    Related news: 	
	
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    DEBT CAP: The austerity-minded Czech cabinet is pressing on
with a plan to cap the country's public debt via a
constitutional change, showing a strong will to fix the
country's public finances despite growing opposition to cuts and
tax hikes.  	
    Story: Related news: 	
	
    CEE MARKETS:  Hungary's forint shrugged off the central
bank's decision to leave borrowing costs unchanged on Tuesday
while other currencies were mildly lower in a calm trade as
market participants awaited any clues coming from the troubled
euro zone, particularly from Greece.  	
    Story: Related news: 	
    	
    CEE POWER: Forecasts for lower renewables production in the
region and stronger demand pushed Czech spot power sharply
higher on Tuesday while long-term prices rose for a second
straight day, traders said.  	
    Story: Related news: 	
    	
---------------------- MARKET SNAPSHOT ------------------------	
 Index/Crown Currency    Latest     Prev   Pct change Pct change	
                                    close    on day     in 2012	
 vs Euro        25.487     25.392    -0.37       0.23	
 vs Dollar         20.427     20.243    -0.91      -3.52	
 Czech Equities    878.1      878.1       1.43      -3.62	
 U.S. Equities 12,580.69  12,454.83      1.01       2.97	
 Pvs close or current levels vs prior domestic close at 1500 GMT	
	
             	
 ======================PRESS DIGEST=============================	
    TRAVEL AGENCY IPO: Czech travel agency Exim Tours plans an
IPO next year, selling around a 30 stake. It is consolidating
its operations ahead of this, and wants to double its turnover
to 8 billion crowns.    	
    Hospodarske Noviny, page 1	
    	
    Reuters has not verified the media reports, nor does it 
vouch for their accuracy.	
       	
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