Czech Republic - Factors To Watch on Dec 30

    PRAGUE, Dec 30 (Reuters) - Here are news stories, press
reports and events to watch which may affect Czech financial
markets on Friday.
    ALL TIMES GMT (Czech Republic: GMT + 1 hour)        
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  **For a schedule of corporate and economic events: 
    CONFIDENCE: Czech December business confidence edges up,
consumer sentiment rises
    T-BILLS: Czechs sell no 25-day T-bills in Friday auction
    EUROPE POWER: Germany's baseload power prices for year-ahead
delivery rose on Friday, buoyed by gains in carbon emissions
permit prices, while prompt contracts for delivery early next
week diverged as a forecast for increased consumption lifted the
French position.
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    BUDGET: Finance Minister Alena Schillerova said the 2019
central state budget would end with a deficit around 30 billion
crowns, below a planned 40 billion crown gap. Final data will be
released on Jan. 3.
    CARS: Domestic car production in 2019 should match last
year's record output of 1.4 million vehicles.
    ECONOMY: A survey of managers by the newspaper found many
see a coming slowdown as a chance to boost market share or
expand to new markets.
    Mlada Fronta Dnes, page 1 
   (Reuters has not verified the stories, nor does it vouch for
their accuracy.)
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 (Reporting by Prague Newsroom)