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Czech Republic - Factors To Watch on Nov 22
November 22, 2017 / 7:34 AM / 23 days ago

Czech Republic - Factors To Watch on Nov 22

    PRAGUE, Nov 22 (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 + 1 hours)         
=========================ECONOMIC DATA==========================
    Real-time economic data releases....................        
    Summary of economic data and forecasts...........           
    Recently released economic data..................           
    Previous stories on Czech data.............                 
  **For a schedule of corporate and economic events: 
    here#/2E/events-overview
    
=========================NEWS===================================
       
    INCOME: Central and eastern European countries have become
stuck in a "middle-income trap" and need new growth strategies
and infrastructure to kick off again, the European Bank for
Reconstruction and Development said on Wednesday.     
    Story:              Related stories:                     
    
    BABIS: Czech police have requested parliament lift the
immunity of prospective prime minister Andrej Babis to allow
prosecution in a case involving alleged fraud in tapping
European Union subsidies, the lower house's press office said on
Tuesday.
    Story:              Related stories:                    
    
    CEE MARKETS: Hungary's forint hit a seven-month low and
long-term bond yields fell after the central bank (NBH)
announced new tools to keep monetary policy loose and encourage
mortgage lending.
    Story:              Related stories:                    
---------------------- MARKET SNAPSHOT ------------------------
 Index/Crown Currency    Latest     Prev   Pct change Pct change
                                    close    on day     in 2017
 vs Euro                  25.46     25.529    0.27       5.73
 vs Dollar                21.638     21.77    0.61      15.63
 Czech Equities        1,050.55   1,050.55   -0.28      13.99
 U.S. Equities        23,590.83  23,430.33    0.69      19.37
 Pvs close or current levels vs prior domestic close at 1600 GMT
 
***For real-time stock market index quotes click in brackets: 
 Warsaw WIG20           Budapest BUX        Prague PX       
 For updates on CEE currencies                             
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 =====================PRESS DIGEST==============================
  
    MORTGAGES: The average mortgage interest rate rose to 2,1
percent in October from 2,04 percent in September, data
collected by Fincentrum Hypoindex showed.
    Pravo, page 17
    
    (Reuters has not verified the stories nor does it vouch for
their accuracy.)
    
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 (Reporting by Prague Newsroom)
  

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