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Czech Republic - Factors To Watch on Aug 31

Fri 31st August, 2018 6:58am
PRAGUE, Aug 31 (Reuters) - Here are news stories, press
reports and events to watch which may affect Czech financial
markets on Friday.
                  
    ALL TIMES GMT (Czech Republic: GMT + 2 hours)        
     
=========================ECONOMIC DATA==========================
    Real-time economic data releases.................... ECONCZ 
    Summary of economic data and forecasts........... CZ/ECON01 
    Recently released economic data.................. CZ/ECON15 
    Previous stories on Czech data............. CZ-RTRS-LEN-ECI 
  **For a schedule of corporate and economic events: 
    http://emea1.apps.cp.thomsonreuters.com/Apps/CountryWeb/#/2E/events-overview
    
============================NEWS/EVENTS=========================
    GDP: The statistics office will release detailed
second-quarter gross domestic product data. (0700 GMT)
    An earlier flash estimate showed the economy grew by 0.5
percent quarter-on-quarter and 2.3 percent year-on-year, the
latter slowing from 4.2 percent in the first quarter. 
     RTRS-LEN-CZ-ECI  Previous story:  urn:newsml:reuters.com:*:nL5N1V51XV
    
    HOPS: Fans of sought-after Czech hops might be left a little
thirsty this year as the prized hops are the latest victim of a
summer drought, cutting yields by about 30 percent below
average.
     urn:newsml:reuters.com:*:nL8N1VL3TT
    
    ERSTE: Erste Group Bank  ERST.VI  wants to buy out minority
shareholders in its Czech lender Ceska Sporitelna to take full
control of the profitable unit.
     urn:newsml:reuters.com:*:nL8N1VL255
    
    CEZ: The surging costs of carbon permits have caused some of
Europe's biggest utilities to lock in purchases in advance,
while nuclear and hydro firms are benefiting from the knock-on
effect on power prices.
     urn:newsml:reuters.com:*:nL8N1VK3QY
    
    CEE MARKETS: The forint weakened to a five-week low against
the euro on Thursday as the Turkish lira's TRY= slide continued
to pose a threat to Central Europe's currency markets.
     urn:newsml:reuters.com:*:nL8N1VL4CT
 ---------------------- MARKET SNAPSHOT ------------------------
 Index/Crown Currency    Latest     Prev   Pct change Pct change
                                    close    on day     in 2018
 vs Euro     EURCZK=      25.767      25.768    0        -0.94
 vs Dollar      CZK=      22.046      22.066    0.09     -3.61
 Czech Equities  .PX   1,078.16    1,078.16    -0.06      0
 U.S. Equities  .DJI  25,986.92   26,124.57    -0.53      5.13
 Pvs close or current levels vs prior domestic close at 1500 GMT
        
===========================PRESS DIGEST=========================
    PPF: Richest Czech businessman Petr Kellner's PPF investment
group completed the acquisition of French company Cytune Pharma,
which is developing therapies for cancer treatment.
    Hospodarske Noviny, page 2
    
    TOURISM: The number of tourists to the capital Prague rose
by 3.7 percent to 3.6 million in the first half of the year, of
which 84 percent were foreigners, mainly from Germany, Russia
and the United States.
    Some city officials say the city is reaching a peak for
visitors.
    Mlada Fronta Dnes, page 15
        
  (Reuters has not verified the stories, nor does it vouch for
their accuracy.)
     
    Prague Newsroom: +420 224 190 477
    E-mail: prague.newsroom@thomsonreuters.com


 (Reporting by Prague Newsroom)
 ((prague.newsroom@thomsonreuters.com
+420  224 190 477
Reuters Messaging: jason.hovet.thomsonreuters.com@reuters.net))
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