April 27, 2020 / 8:11 AM / a month ago

Czech Republic - Factors To Watch on April 27

    PRAGUE, April 27 (Reuters) - Here are news stories, press
reports and events to watch which may affect Czech financial
markets on Monday.
                  
    ALL TIMES GMT (Czech Republic: GMT + 2 hours)        
     
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    Previous stories on Czech data.............                 
  **For a schedule of corporate and economic events: 
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    CORONAVIRUS CASES: The Czech Republic had 7,404 confirmed
cases of coronavirus infection by the end of Sunday. So far
2,555 people have recovered from the Covid-19 illness and 221
people have died.
    here

    UNEMPLOYMENT: The Czech unemployment could rise in April to
3.4%, from 3.0% in March, as the economic impact of the
coronavirus starts to hit the labour market, Labour Minister
Jana Malacova said.
                
    
    CEE MARKETS: Central European stocks eased on Friday as
investor sentiment deteriorated on doubts about progress in the
development of drugs to treat COVID-19 and fears over the scale
of the economic meltdown caused by the pandemic.
                
    
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    ARMY: The tender for 210 armoured personnel carriers worth
around 50 billion crowns ($2.00 billion) may still be on, as
Prime Minister Andrej Babis asked Defence Minister Lubomir
Metnar to look for ways of additional financing.
    Lidove Noviny, page 5
    
    (Reuters has not verified the stories, nor does it vouch for
their accuracy.)
    
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($1 = 24.9810 Czech crowns)

 (Reporting by Prague Newsroom)
  
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