Czech Republic - Factors To Watch on Oct 8

PRAGUE, Oct 8 (Reuters) - Here are news stories, pressreports and events to watch which may affect Czech financialmarkets on Monday.

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PRAGUE - Finance Ministry to publish detailed calendar forthe issuance of domestic state bonds in November of 2012.

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threw out Areva's

bid for amultibillion-dollar contract to expand the Temelin nuclear powerplant, leaving U.S. and Russian firms to contest the country'sbiggest-ever energy deal.

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4G NETWORK AUCTION: The Czech Telecommunication Office hasaccepted all four bids it received for a planned sale offrequencies for fourth-generation mobile telephone networks,including one from a possible new market player, it said.

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BOARD SPLIT OVER RATE CUTS, INTERVENTIONS: The Czech centralbank (CNB) board is divided over whether further monetary easingis needed to prop up the recession-hit economy, minutes from thebank's Sept. 27 meeting showed.

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CEE MARKETS: Hungary's forint jumped 1 percent and its bondsgained on Friday on renewed hopes that the country may be movingcloser to a deal with the IMF, whilecRomania's leu fell asmarkets tried to test its central bank'scwillingness to prop upthe unit.

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CEE POWER: Czech power for the next working day rose onFriday fuelled by expectations for a decline in temperature,while the contract for next-year deliveries followed, rising forthe second day in a row, traders said.

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Index/Crown Currency Latest Prev Pct change Pct change

close on day in 2012vs Euro24.835 24.856 0.08 2.78vs Dollar19.143 19.024 -0.63 2.98Czech Equities985.73 985.73 1.77 8.19U.S. Equities13,610.15 13,575.36 0.26 11.4

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NUCLEAR TENDER: Russia's Rosatom said it was ready toconsider a possibility of partnership with Areva


the Temelin project after the French company was excluded from atender to enlarge the Czech nuclear power station and said itwould appeal the decision. Rosatom is part of a consortium whichis also bidding to enlarge Temelin.

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GOVERNMENT CRISIS: Prime Minister Petr Necas said he wascertain he can find an agreement with the six rebelliousdeputies who refuse to support a consolidation package in theparliament if they really fight for policy matters.

If their interest is a power reshuffle or removing Necasfrom the position of a chairman of the Civic Democrats thenthere will probably be no agreement, he said.

Mlada Fronta Dnes, page 4A

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