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  • LONDON, Oct 2- The Republic of Poland has opened books on its new 12- year Eurobond with official guidance set at mid-swaps plus 145 bp area, said an official managing the deal. Commerzbank, HSBC, ING and SG CIB received indications of interest totalling EUR2.5bn when sounding out investors earlier on Tuesday morning at swaps plus 150 bp area.

  • *Shares rise in biggest German IPO since 2010* Talanx IPO eyed in run-up to British Direct Line IPO* Talanx CEO says no big takeovers planned in next 2 years.

  • *Talanx CEO says no big takeovers planned in next 2 years. FRANKFURT, Oct 2- Shares in Talanx, Germany's third-biggest insurer, opened higher in their Frankfurt stock market debut on Tuesday, vindicating the company's decision to go ahead with the share sale after hesitating last month over the state of Europe's fragile IPO market.

  • WARSAW, Oct 2- A Polish court ordered the re-examination of a block on a 11.6- billion zloty power investment by utility PGE in a setback to environmentalists opposing the project.

  • The A2/A-/A- rated issuer mandated Commerzbank, HSBC, ING and SG CIB for the transaction that is expected to be priced today.

  • WARSAW, Oct 2- Environmental group ClientEarth, which has blocked Polish top utility PGE's 11.6- billion zloty power project said on Tuesday the latest court ruling lifted the investment ban. Earlier, a Polish court ordered a re-examination of the stalled investment, which could still delay Poland's largest power sector contract to date.

  • *Decision further delays Poland's No.1 power sector deal. WARSAW, Oct 2- A Polish court on Tuesday ordered a re-examination of the 11.6- billion zloty investment in new power units by Poland's top utility PGE, further delaying the construction project keenly awaited by local builders.

  • WARSAW, Oct 2- A Polish court on Tuesday ordered a re-examination of the 11.6- billion zloty investment in new power units by Poland's top utility PGE, further delaying the construction project keenly awaited by troubled local builders.

  • PRAGUE, Oct 2- Here are news stories, press reports and events to watch which may affect Czech financial markets on Tuesday. EUROBOND: The Czech Republic took advantage of record low yields to raise funds for 2013, surprising markets with a 750 million euro reopening of a 10- year Eurobond.

  • BRATISLAVA, Oct 2- Here are news stories, press reports and events to watch which may affect Slovak financial markets on Tuesday. Austria's Raiffeisenbank board member Aris Bogdaneris to meet with media on new retail banking model in Slovakia, 0700 GMT.

  • Here are news stories, press reports and events to watch, which may affect Poland's financial markets on Tuesday. Jan Kulczyk, Poland's richest man, bought 58 percent in local green energy firm Polish Energy Partners, the Warsaw bourse said in a statement on Monday, less than the 80 percent he had hoped to buy to allow him to delist the company.

  • *Top court unblocks planned power plant investment. *Sends case for back for re-examination to lower court. WARSAW, Oct 2- Poland's top utility PGE said it would carry on with its 11.6 billion zloty investment in new power units after a supreme court ruling unblocked the country's largest power contract to date.

  • *Shares to be priced at 18.30 euros each. FRANKFURT, Oct 1- Talanx, Germany's third-biggest insurer, said on Monday it will raise at least 467 million euros in an initial public offering, in a sign that Europe's fragile IPO markets are regaining strength. Talanx said it plans to sell shares for 18.30 euros apiece.

  • MOSCOW, Oct 1 (Reuters- Dutch bank ING is closing its equity markets desk covering Central and Eastern Europe and Russia, with the loss of around 100 jobs, it said on Monday. The job losses were spread across offices in London, Moscow, Prague and Budapest.

  • WARSAW, Oct 1- Joint supervision of the euro zone's banks will not be in place as planned by the start of next year, Germany's Europe Minister, Michael Link, said on Monday. "I can state with full certainty that this will not happen in January 2013 because there are too many technical issues, too many expert issues that need to be clarified.

  • Electricity for Tuesday delivery rose around 1.75 euros to 49.75 euros per megawatt hour in the over-the-counter market, trading about in line with neighbouring Germany.

  • WARSAW, Oct 1- Brokerage houses in Warsaw are scaling back operations and in some cases could leave altogether because the boom in stock-market listings that helped them escape blood-letting in other financial hubs is fizzling out.

  • PRAGUE, Oct 1- Central European manufacturing shrank in September, signalling a deeper than feared recession in the Czech Republic and a slowdown in Poland that economists said authorities should counter with new stimulus measures.

  • LONDON, Oct 1- Robust manufacturing data from Russia pushed its stock market 1 percent higher on Monday, bucking the generally weaker trend in emerging equity markets while central European currencies firmed modestly as the euro recovered from lows.