August 22, 2017 / 6:33 AM / a year ago

Czech Republic - Factors To Watch on Aug 22

    PRAGUE, Aug 22 (Reuters) - Here are news stories, press
reports and events to watch which may affect Czech financial
markets on Tuesday.
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    ANALYSIS: Emerging economies' debt in euros has shot to
record highs thanks to European Central Bank largesse, and yet
an approaching end to this generosity won't necessarily inflict
the kind of pain that markets once suffered at the hands of the
U.S. Fed. 
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    ISSUANCE: The Czech Finance Ministry will offer up to 16
billion crowns ($721.89 million) worth of domestic government
bonds in five primary auctions taking place in September but no
treasury bills to replace maturing short-term paper, the
ministry said on Monday.
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    EUROZONE: The Czech Republic may try to get an observer seat
at the euro group of euro zone finance ministers if its
decision-making powers are boosted under plans to reshape the
European Union, the foreign minister said on Monday.
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    WAGES: The Czech centre-left government approved an 11
percent rise in the minimum wage on Monday, the sixth increase
in as many years, as it aims to boost pay amid strong economic
growth and ahead of elections due in October.
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    CEE MARKETS: The forint eased on Monday, while most central
European currencies were treading water, amid some expectations
that the Hungarian central bank (NBH) could try to weaken the
currency in the statement it issues after a rate-setting meeting
on Tuesday.
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    DAIMLER: Daimler will build a logistics centre in the Czech
Republic for its spare parts distribution throughout Europe. The
carmaker will employ more than 900 people at the site, which
should be operational in three years.
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     (Reuters has not verified the stories, nor does it vouch
for their accuracy.)

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