BRATISLAVA, Oct 11 (Reuters) - Here are news stories, pressreports and events to watch which may affect Slovak financialmarkets on Thursday.
SLOVAK GOVERNMENT LAUNCHES 2013 BUDGET TO CUT DEFICIT
Slovakia's centre-left government drew up a deficit-cutting2013 state budget bill on Wednesday, primarily raising taxes tohelp it weather the euro zone debt crisis.
TAX ON TRADING THREATENS NEW DIVISION IN EUROPE
A plan by a group of euro zone countries to introduce a taxon financial transactions threatens to drive more trading toLondon from centres such as Frankfurt, exacerbating divisions inEurope as it struggles to overcome an economic crisis.
FINMIN UPBEAT ON SPAIN, NO AID SIGNALS SENT
The Spanish government's austerity drive should besufficient to shield the euro zone country from seekinginternational aid, the finance minister of fellow euro zonemember Slovakia said on Wednesday.
SLOVAK GOT APPROVE EUR 121 MLN IN SUBSIDY, SAMSUNG INCLUDED
The Slovak government approved on Wednesday 121.2 millioneuros ($156.30 million) in state aid for 10 investors, including19.8 million euros for the South Korean Samsung Electronics.
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MINIMUM MONTHLY WAGE TO RISE IN 2013
Slovakia's monthly minimum wage will rise by 10 percent to337.7 euros ($440) next year, the government ruled afteremployers, unions and the government failed to unite over thehike.
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Germany's car group Volkswagen
will raise wagesat its Slovak assembly plant by 4.8 percent next year, theSlovak unit said. Unions sought a 6.7 percent increase.
NON-BINDING 'SAMURAI BOND' ROADSHOW
Finance Minister Peter Kazimir will make meet Japaneseinvestors during a non-binding roadshow in Tokyo to study apossibility to tap Japanese markets in the future.
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