Following are news stories, press reports and events to watch that may affect Poland's financial markets on Friday. ALL TIMES GMT (Poland: GMT + 1 hour):
Alior Bank after several years can achieve a return on equity ratio of above 10 percent, Michal Krupinski, chief executive of PZU, which controls the bank, told Rzeczpospolita daily.
Ukrainian egg producer Ovostar plans to buy one of its competitors in Poland, Puls Biznesu daily said.
Medical equipment supplier Becton Dickenson plans to hire 250 people in its shared services centre in Wroclaw on top of 350 employees it already has, Puls Biznesu said.
Poland's dominant post company, the state-owned Poczta Polska, will suffer a loss of 100 million zlotys ($23.93 million) in 2016, Gazeta Wyborcza daily said. The company plans another price hike for its postal services.
Sikorski Aircraft Corp. will supply the Chilean army with six Black Hawk helicopters produced in Poland, Fakt tabloid said.
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