Here are news stories, press reports and events to watch which
may affect Poland's financial markets on Wednesday (all times
GMT, Poland: GMT + 2 hours):
The European Commission will allow the Polish government to
support the ailing flag carrier with 381 million zlotys ($124.7
million) of aid to help it back to sustainable profitability,
according to Rzeczpospolita daily.
Getin Noble bank, owned by the third richest Pole, Leszek
Czarnecki, will lay off 400 employees in the third quarter to
improve profitability, according to the bank's press office,
Puls Biznesu daily reported. At the end of 2013 the bank
employed almost 5,850 people.
Boryszew will produce parts for Audi and Volkswagen in its
planned factory located near a Volkswagen plant in Mexico,
Boryszew's management board member was quoted as saying by Puls
Biznesu. Boryszew is also eyeing supplies for Toyota and
The publisher of Poland's most influential daily news paper
Gazeta Wyborcza, Agora, will spend up to 50 million zlotys to
buy back shares, responding to demands by pension funds at a
shareholder meeting, Rzeczpospolita reported.
Beverages producer Kofola together with its Slovenian
partner Skupina P&P are close to buying Slovenian mineral water
producer Radenska, according to a Kofola representative quoted
by Parkiet daily.
The number of bankruptcies in Poland may fall in 2014 by 10
percent reflecting accelerating economic growth, according to
Euler Hermes predictions, Puls Biznesu said.
The Polish ombudsman will question in a Constitutional
Tribunal some changes that are part of the government's pension
fund reform, according to Dziennik Gazeta Prawna daily.
Poland is world's 13th most attractive place for
investments, according to a report by UNCTAD, an arm of the
United Nations, quoted by Rzeczpospolita.
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