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

Slovak Republic - Factors To Watch on April 27

    BRATISLAVA, April 27(Reuters) - Here are news stories, press
reports and events to watch which may affect Slovak financial
markets on Monday.
    
    ALL TIMES GMT (Slovak Republic: GMT + 2 hours)
          
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    ROMA QUARANTINES-CORONAVIRUS: The country's chief hygienist
on Saturday lifted a quarantine on one of five Roma settlements
in eastern Slovakia. 
    Slovakia closed off five settlements in early April after
dozens of people had tested positive for COVID-19 in these
marginalised communities.
                
    
    CORONAVIRUS CASES: Slovakia has registered 1,379 cases as of
Saturday.
    In total, 18 people have died from the illness and 394 have
recovered.
    here  
    
    T-BILLS: The state debt agency ARDAL will at 9 a.m. (0700
GMT) auction treasury bills maturing in July 2020 and January
2021.
    
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    LOAN GUARANTEES-CORONAVIRUS: The government and banks
continue in talks about details of loan guarantees.
    In late March, the cabinet announced that it would provide
500 million euros of guarantees.
    here
    
    ECONOMY-CORONAVIRUS: The parliament speaker Boris Kollar is
in favour of faster reopening of the economy because the current
situation is good, he said in a TV debate on Sunday.
    Kollar estimated that the unemployment would reach 12% to
15% during the crisis caused by the spread of the new
coronavirus.
    here
 
        
    
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 (Reporting by Bratislava Newsroom)
  
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