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Poland's ruling nationalists cement new coalition deal

Sep 26 2020

WARSAW Poland's ruling nationalists signed a new coalition agreement on Saturday, ending weeks of in-fighting in the three-party alliance over how it will govern over the next three years.

Iliad's shares fall after $4.2 billion bid for Polish telco Play

Sep 21 2020

PARIS/WARSAW Iliad's move to buy Polish mobile group Play in a $4.2 billion deal got a cool reception from investors on Monday as the French company already faces heavy investments in France and Italy.

Polish retailers seek profits closer to home as coronavirus bites

Sep 17 2020

WARSAW/PRAGUE Poland's big clothing and footwear retailers LPP and CCC are switching focus back to eastern Europe, sizing opportunities to add brick-and-mortar stores as international rivals concentrate on online sales during the pandemic.

Poland's finance ministry sees 2021 deficit at 82.3 billion zlotys

Aug 27 2020

WARSAW Poland's budget deficit is expected to come to 82.3 billion zlotys (16.73 billion pounds) next year, the finance ministry said on Thursday, as the country emerges from the economic fallout of the coronavirus pandemic.

Poland appoints new foreign and health ministers

Aug 20 2020

WARSAW Poland has appointed Zbigniew Rau, the chair of the parliamentary foreign affairs committee, to the post of foreign minister, as Warsaw seeks to play a leading role in the EU response to a political crisis in neighbouring Belarus.

Startups in eastern Europe tap public money as private investors bail

Jul 31 2020

PRAGUE/WARSAW When altFINS' private backer pulled out of a financing deal in March due to the coronavirus pandemic, the Slovak blockchain startup had another option - publicly-funded venture firm Crowdberry.

Owners of auction website Allegro aim for Warsaw listing in September: sources

Jul 17 2020

WARSAW/LONDON/FRANKFURT Private equity funds Cinven, Permira and Mid Europa Partners are pressing ahead with efforts to list Polish auction website Allegro on the Warsaw Stock Exchange in September, sources familiar with the matter told Reuters.

Poland's PKN plans PGNiG takeover to create energy giant

Jul 14 2020

WARSAW Poland laid out plans on Tuesday to merge four of its largest energy groups in a move the government hopes will create a major regional player, with the country's largest refiner PKN Orlen taking on the risk of another large deal.

Knapper Ausgang der Präsidentenwahl in Polen

Jul 13 2020

Warschau Bei der Stichwahl um das Präsidentenamt in Polen zeichnet sich laut einer Nachwahlbefragung ein hauchdünner Vorsprung für den konservativen Amtsinhaber Andrzej Duda ab.

Incumbent Duda extends lead in Polish election cliffhanger

Jul 12 2020

WARSAW Incumbent Andrzej Duda's lead in Poland's presidential election widened further, an updated late poll showed on Monday, a result, which while still uncertain, could have profound implications for Warsaw's relations with the European Union. | Video

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