Following are news stories, press reports and events to watch
that may affect Poland's financial markets on Wednesday. ALL
TIMES GMT (Poland: GMT + 1 hour):
Poland's central bank is expected to keep rates unchanged at
its policy setting on Wednesday and is seen keeping them on hold
until the first quarter of 2018.
Polish gas company PGNiG said on Wednesday its 2016 net
profit rose by around 10 percent to 2.35 billion zlotys ($576.67
million), boosted by higher gas sales, and came in slightly
higher than the group's earlier estimates.
Poland's biggest power group PGE reported a
higher-than-estimated 37-percent rise in its fourth-quarter net
profit, boosted by a one-off, the company said on Tuesday.
Poland should again consider introducing free allowance tax
up to 8,000 zlotys, Dziennik Gazeta Prawna quoted minister
Henryk Kowalczyk as saying.
NUCLEAR POWER PLANT
Energy ministry plans to work out financing scheme and
schedule for the construction of the country's first nuclear
power plant by the end of March, Rzeczpospolita daily said
without quoting it's source.
There's no threat to the Polish Opel factory in Gliwice, PSA
Chief Executive Officer Carlos Tavares was quoted as saying by
Rzeczpospolita. Earlier some employees had expressed concerns
regarding PSA potential plans to reduce headcount in Gliwice
after the takeover of Opel.
FIAT CHRYSLER AUTOMOBILES
Fiat may move production of its Panda model to the Polish
factory in Tychy around 2019/2020, Rzeczpospolita said, quoting
Fiat Chief Executive Officer Sergio Marchionne.
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(Reporting by Warsaw Bureau)