September 4, 2017 / 5:56 AM / 3 months ago

Poland - Factors to Watch Sept.4

Following are news stories, press reports and events to watch that may affect Poland’s financial markets on Monday. ALL TIMES GMT (Poland: GMT + 2 hours):

ORANGE

Polish unit of France’s Orange is due to publish its new strategy.

MIGRANTS

Poland has prepared a draft law that may impose new limits on the number of foreign workers, which will likely hit the 1 million Ukrainians working in Poland, Gazeta Wyborcza daily said.

GOLDBECK

German construction company Goldbeck is interested in buying Polish construction materials producer Comfort. Puls Biznesu daily estimates that the transaction value may amount to 100 million zloty ($27.93 million).

EARLY RETIREMENT

82 percent (331,000) of people entitled to retire this year early under the new law, wants to use this opportunity despite the fact that their pensions will be lower than if they work longer, Polska The Times daily said.

EU

Poland can not be blackmailed with cutting European funds for its refusal to accept refugees, as the country is entitled to get these money, Poland’s Prime Minister Beata Szydlo told Sieci weekly.

****Reuters has not verified stories reported by Polish media and does not vouch for their accuracy.****

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