Czech Republic - Factors To Watch on April 29

Tue Apr 29, 2014 2:47am EDT

PRAGUE, April 29 (Reuters) - Here are news stories, press
reports and events to watch which may affect Czech financial
markets on Tuesday. 
       
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    PRAGUE - The lower house of parliament opens a regular
plenary session (until May 9).
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    NWR: The Czech government has approved a deal allowing New
World Resources NWRR.L to continue operating its loss-making
Paskov hard coal mine to end-2017, Industry Minister Jan Mladek
said, which would preserve 1,800 jobs.
    Story: Related news: 
    
    UKRAINE GAS: Slovakia and Ukraine signed a deal on Monday
that allows the European Union to send a limited amount of gas
to Ukraine, but providing Kiev with less than it hoped for to
cushion the blow should Russia turn off the taps.
    Story: Related news: 
       
    CEE MARKETS: Slovenian stocks and bonds plunged on Monday
after Prime Minister Alenka Bratusek lost the leadership of the
ruling party in a weekend vote, casting doubt over her
government's survival.
    Story: Related news: 

    CEE POWER: Czech, Slovak and Hungarian day ahead power
prices fell on Monday as renewables generation in the region
remained steady and two Hungarian nuclear reactors returned to
the grid after an unplanned outage, traders said.
    Story: Related news: 
 
---------------------- MARKET SNAPSHOT ------------------------
 Index/Crown Currency    Latest     Prev   Pct change Pct change
                                    close    on day     in 2014
 vs Euro        27.413     27.437    0.09      -0.3
 vs Dollar         19.751     19.785    0.17       0.58
 Czech Equities    996.19     996.19     0.35       0.72
 U.S. Equities 16,448.74  16,361.46     0.53      -0.77
 Pvs close or current levels vs prior domestic close at 1500 GMT
   
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