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  • WARSAW- National Bank of Poland monetary policy council meeting. SYDNEY- Reserve Bank of Australia Governor Philip Lowe to speak at the A50 Australian Economic Forum dinner. MEXICO CITY- Central Bank of Mexico monetary policy statement.

  • *Leu recovers, fundamentals offset political uncertainty. BUDAPEST, Feb 7- The leu extended its recovery on Tuesday after its sharp fall during mass protests last week, outperforming other Central European currencies as Romania's healthy growth outlook offset uncertainty surrounding public calls for the government to quit. Elsewhere, Hungary's forint and...

  • WARSAW, Poland— German Chancellor Angela Merkel visits Warsaw on Tuesday for talks with Poland's top leaders, taking efforts to save the European Union to a country that is keen to keep as much national power as possible and fears being marginalized in a "two-speed Europe." Her trip is "one of the most important visits in Polish-German relations since 2004," when...

  • WARSAW, Poland— German Chancellor Angela Merkel visits Warsaw on Tuesday for talks with Poland's top leaders, taking efforts to save the European Union to a country that is keen to keep as much national power as possible and fears being marginalized in a "two-speed Europe." Her trip is "one of the most important visits in Polish-German relations since 2004," when...

  • *Romania's leu, stocks up, government repeals graft decree. *Warsaw leads FX, stocks rise after weak U.S. wages data. BUDAPEST/ BUCHAREST, Feb 6- The leu rebounded on Monday as Romania repealed a decree on graft that had triggered mass protests, while risk appetite rose after weak U.S. wages data cut the odds the Federal Reserve will hike interest rates soon.

  • *Romania's leu, stocks up, government repeals graft decree. *Warsaw leads FX, stocks rise after weak U.S. wages data. BUDAPEST/ BUCHAREST, Feb 6- The leu rebounded on Monday as Romania repealed a decree on graft that triggered mass protests, while risk appetite rose after weak U.S. wages data cut the odds the Federal Reserve will hike interest rates soon.

  • WARSAW- National Bank of Poland monetary policy council meeting. BUDAPEST- Hungarian Central Bank non-rate-setting meeting. CANBERRA- Reserve Bank of Australia interest rate meeting- 0330 GMT.

  • BUDAPEST/ ZAGREB, Feb 3- Croatia's kuna, buoyed by an improving economy, set its firmest level in over 4 years against the euro on Friday, while central European currencies were mixed. The region's assets got support in recent days from the Federal Reserve and the European Central Bank as neither of the banks signaled tighter than expected policies.

  • MOSCOW- Central Bank of Russia interest rate decision. WARSAW- National Bank of Poland monetary policy council meeting. BUDAPEST- Hungarian Central Bank non-rate-setting meeting.

  • LJUBLJANA- European Central Bank President Mario Draghi to give a speech at the joint ECB/ Bank of Slovenia conference on the 10th anniversary of the adoption of the euro- 1215 GMT. PRAGUE- Czech National Bank monetary policy meeting, after which a statement and a presentation will be published. WARSAW- National Bank of Poland monetary policy council meeting.

  • *Bucharest government retreats from anti-corruption reforms. *Poland leads stocks rise, Bucharest equities fall. Thousands protested in Bucharest in freezing cold on Tuesday night after the new leftist government decriminalized a number of corruption offenses in an emergency decree which took effect immediately.

  • *Poland leads stocks rise, Bucharest equities fall. BUDAPEST/ BUCHAREST, Feb 1- The Romanian leu weakened as a government decree to ease anti-corruption rules triggered new street protests in Bucharest, while strong manufacturing indices buoyed other Central European assets. The leu fell 0.4 percent to 4.517 against the euro Thousands protested in Bucharest...

  • *Romania delays 2017 budget again. BUDAPEST/ BUCHAREST, Jan 30- Central European assets fell on Monday after U.S. The Warsaw and Bucharest indices also fell but stayed close to their highest levels since 2015.

  • *Kernel $500 mln deal ends Ukraine issuance drought. *Ukraine hit by secessionist war, sluggish economy. LONDON/ KIEV, Jan 27- Sunflower oil producer Kernel ended Ukraine's corporate bond issuance drought this week with a $500 million deal.

  • BUDAPEST/ WARSAW, Jan 27- The leu and Romanian government bonds eased on Friday ahead of a meeting of the country's government to approve a 2017 budget plan with ambitious wage and pension hikes and several tax cuts. Investors are worried that the new government does not have adjustment measures lined up which could prevent a deficit rise and sanctions from the...

  • *Romania cuts auction as bonds track slide in euro zone, US. BUDAPEST/ WARSAW, Jan 26- The Polish zloty hit multi-month highs against the euro and the forint on Thursday as a global rally in stocks helped Warsaw's blue-chip index surge to a 15- month high. The index, extending Wednesday's gains, reached its highest levels since the conservative Law and Justice Party...

  • WARSAW, Jan 25- Poland's state-run defence firm PGZ has signed a memorandum of understanding with French military shipbuilder DCNS that could allow them to work together on building submarines in Poland, PGZ said in a statement. The agreement marks an improvement in relations between Poland and France after Warsaw last year cancelled a preliminary $3.4...

  • WARSAW, Jan 25- Poland's state-run defence firm PGZ has signed a memorandum of understanding with French military shipbuilder DCNS that could allow them to work together on building submarines in Poland, PGZ said in a statement. The agreement marks an improvement in relations between Poland and France after Warsaw last year cancelled a preliminary $3.4...

  • VIENNA, Jan 25- Kremlin-controlled Gazprom, Europe's largest gas supplier, has warned of risks to its deliveries to Europe via Poland as Warsaw has yet to accept new terms for gas transit. Poland, which imports most of the gas it consumes from Russia, has said it does not plan to renew a long-term supply contract with Moscow when the deal with Gazprom expires in 2022..

  • BUDAPEST, Jan 25- Poland's currency and stocks outperformed regional assets on Wednesday morning as the central bank said it could keep policy loose for as long as two years if needed to boost growth. Poland, by far the region's largest economy and the only one which avoided recession throughout the financial crisis, has struggled with below-average growth...