SOPOT, Poland, June 24 Polish rate-setter
Elzbieta Chojna-Duch said on Tuesday the Monetary Policy
Council's core work will not be affected by the fact that the
central bank governor Marek Belka was captured on tape using
expletives about bank colleagues.
"In no way will the issues concerning the latest situation,
the wiretaps, affect the council's substantive work,"
Chojna-Duch told reporters.
She said that the chances for a rate cut in Poland have
risen after the European Central Bank decided to cut its rates.
She said she was considering filing a motion for rate cuts at
the council's next sitting, in July, but that the likelihood is
small that the council would vote for the motion.
(Reporting by Marcin Goettig; Writing by Marcin Goclowski;
Editing by Christian Lowe)