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  • WROCLAW, Poland, Oct 19- Wroclaw's hulking Soviet-era public dormitories held little appeal for Odysseas Savvas when he moved to the Polish city from Greece to study business at university. Investors and developers sizing up the potential for new student housing projects in central and eastern Europe believe there will be many more foreign students just...

  • BUDAPEST, Oct 18- Hungarian government bond yields reversed their earlier decline on Thursday, tracking a renewed increase in U.S. Poland's corresponding yield first rose 2 basis points, then returned to Wednesday's close of 3.19 percent. Hungarian long-term government debt is particularly vulnerable because of inflation worries, coupled with the lowest...

  • *Insecurity rising, mainly in the east, as Russia boosts forces. *Eastern rural voters support nationalist PiS party. WARSAW, Oct. 18- Last winter, Monika Pawlik spent her days crawling through mud and digging trenches in frozen ground, training for Poland's home guard.

  • SANTIAGO- Central Bank of Chile holds monetary policy meeting MONDAY, OCTOBER 22 SYDNEY- Remarks by Guy Debelle, RBA Deputy Governor, at the 2018 ISDA Annual Australia Conference, Sydney- 2235 GMT. SYDNEY- Remarks by Guy Debelle, RBA Deputy Governor, at the Finalists Announcement for Walkley Business Journalism Awards 0200 GMT. JAKARTA- Indonesia Central Bank...

  • BUDAPEST, Oct 17- Hungarian government bond yields dropped on Wednesday and a rebound in Central European equities lost steam as investors digested concerns about loose monetary policy. The National Bank of Hungary kept its interest rates at record lows on Tuesday even though inflation worries, coupled with a rise in U.S. yields, made the country's debt yield...

  • *ESET has investigated numerous cyber attacks in Ukraine. *In new report, it says companies hit in Ukraine and Poland. BRATISLAVA, Oct 17- Hackers have infected three energy and transport companies in Ukraine and Poland with sophisticated new malware and may be planning destructive cyber attacks, a software security firm said on Wednesday.

  • *ESET has investigated numerous cyber attacks in Ukraine. *In new report, it says companies hit in Ukraine and Poland. BRATISLAVA, Oct 17- Hackers have infected three energy and transport companies in Ukraine and Poland with sophisticated new malware and may be planning destructive cyber attacks, a software security firm said on Wednesday.

  • *Oil poses inflation risks in Hungary and Poland- Citi. Central Europe's most liquid currencies-- the forint and Poland's zloty-- and equities were also supported by a rebound of European stocks after heavy losses. The currency then retreated, dropping to 322.05 by 1355 GMT, after the central bank kept Hungary's record low interest rates on hold.

  • BUDAPEST, Oct 15- The zloty firmed and Polish government bonds outperformed Central European peers on Monday after Standard& Poor's upgraded the country's rating to' A- "late on Friday. The last time Poland held that rating before a shock downgrade was in January 2016, months after the current government led by the conservative PiS party took power.

  • BUDAPEST- Hungarian Central Bank holds its rate-setting meeting- 1200 GMT. SYDNEY- Reserve Bank of Australia will release the minutes of October monetary policy meeting 0030 GMT. SYDNEY- Speech by Guy Debelle, RBA Deputy Governor, at the 2018 Citi Conference- 2120 GMT.

  • Warsaw's bluechip index led, rising over one percent after Thursday's fall to a 3- month low. The region's currencies firmed, with Poland also leading as the zloty rose 0.2 percent to 4.3 versus the euro, a psychologically important level for markets. But the agency may still keep the rating at BBB+ due to Warsaw's tensions with the European Commission over the...

  • *Hungary, Bucharest sells more bonds than planned at auctions. BUDAPEST, Oct 11- Central European government bonds mostly rebounded on Thursday as Hungary and Romania's auctions drew strong demand after a recent rise in yields, while a global sell-off hit regional stocks. October's government bond yield rises, which boosted Hungary's 10- year yield by late...

  • BUDAPEST, Oct 9- Hungary's 10- year government bond yield jumped to a 3- year high on Tuesday as U.S. and Bund yields rose and Hungary's annual inflation rate increased to its highest level since early 2013. Hungary's corresponding yield traded at 3.86 percent, up 14 basis points from Monday's fixing and the highest since 2015. "The causes were a rise in core market...

  • WARSAW, Oct 8- The United States will be "very active" at December's U.N. climate discussions even though Donald Trump pulled out of the global accord, the incoming Polish chairman of the talks said. "The U.S. delegation will appear in Katowice and for sure will be very active, that was confirmed during the talks I had on this subject in Washington," Michal Kurtyka told...

  • *Hungary's output growth drops, German orders rise. In Central Europe, closely integrated with the euro zone, a jump in German industrial orders in August removed a risk, driven by the auto sector which is also a key contributor to economic output in the European Union's eastern wing. August Polish data released earlier showed slower output growth and Hungary...

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  • BUDAPEST, Oct 4- Central European asset prices eased on Thursday as upbeat U.S. economic data and optimistic comments from Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell triggered dollar buying. The forint led currency losses in Central Europe. It shed 0.4 percent, to trade at 323.7 against the euro at 0801 GMT, while the crown shed 0.2 percent and the zloty 0.1 percent.

  • BUDAPEST, Oct 2- Hungary sold 3- month Treasury bill yields at a negative yield on Tuesday as market players expect that the government might cut debt issuance in the rest of the year and the Hungarian central bank keeps interest rates low. Some central banks in the European Union's eastern wing, also including Poland, have defied the trend led by the Federal...

  • *Warsaw stocks retreat from 4- week highs. Comments from Claudio Borghi, the economic head of Italy's ruling League party further dented sentiment in markets in the European Union's eastern wing. Coupled with existing worries over Italy's increased budget deficit, this sent the euro lower.

  • BUDAPEST, Oct 1- Central European currencies and some stocks firmed on Monday as rising risk appetite, helped by the Turkish lira's rebound, offset weak manufacturing PMI data. Warsaw's blue-chip index rose 1.4 percent by 0926 GMT. Bucharest rose, though it was off four-month highs set last week, similar to Prague.